South Korea: Hyundai Samho Hands Over 13.100 TEU Vessel HYUNDAI SMART

Hyundai Samho Hands Over 13,100 TEU Vessel HYUNDAI SMART

Danaos Corporation on May 3, 2012 took delivery of one more newly built containership, the HYUNDAI SMART, expanding its operational fleet to a total of 62 containerships aggregating 336,849 TEU. The HYUNDAI SMART, built at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co. Ltd, has a carrying capacity of 13,100 TEU, is 366 meters long, 48.2 meters wide and has a speed of 24.70 knots.

The HYUNDAI SMART has commenced its 12-year time charter at a fixed charter rate immediately upon delivery. The annualized EBITDA run-rate contribution of the vessel is expected to be approximately $18.8 mil.

Further, the Company announced that on April 27, 2012, it sold the 28 year old 2,130 TEU containership “Montreal” to an unrelated third party for a net price of $6.6 million.


Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, May 8, 2012; Image: hhi