Ahrenkiel Sells Panamax Boxship Trio

German ship owning and ship management company Ahrenkiel Steamship has sold three Panamax containerships to an unnamed South Korean buyer, brokers report.

The three vessels in question are the 2009-built Stadt Marburg and Stadt Corburg, and the 2010-built Stadt Freiburg.

All three vessels have the capacity to carry 4,380 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs). The vessels fetched USD 6 million each.

The boxships were built in Korea by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).

Following the sale of the three vessels, Ahrenkiel’s fleet now consists of 48 containerships, six bulk carriers, and one tanker.