Maersk Line to take long-term charter of 2 postpanamax 8000-TEUers

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CAPITAL Product Partners is to take two 8000-TEU container vessels in a long term charter with the biggest international shipping company, Maersk at US $34,000 daily rate with redelivery earliest in August 2015 and November 2015.
Maersk Line has an option to extend the charter of both postpanamax ships for extra 4 years at a gross rate of US$31,500 and US$30,500 for a day respectively for 4th and 5th year and US$32,000 for the last 2 years, according to a company report.
The 7,943 TEU-ers were built by Daewoo Shipbuilding in South Korea and if the deal with Maersk Company runs to extension date is going to end July 2019 for the Agamennon and December 2019 for Archimidis.