Danaos adds two more boxships

24 Aug 2010
CMA CGM Rabelais, sister ship to the CMA CGM Racine

CMA CGM Rabelais, sister ship to the CMA CGM Racine

Athens-based shipowner Danaos Corporation recently took delivery of two new containerships, the 'CMA CGM Racine' and the 'YM Maturity', expanding its operational fleet to a total of 49 containerships aggregating 216,529 TEU.

The CMA CGM Racine, built at Sungdong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, and the YM Maturity, built at Hanjin Heavy Industries, have both a carrying capacity of 6,500 TEU, are 300m long, 40m wide and have a speed of 25.60 knots. The CMA CGM Racine has commenced its 12-year time charter at a fixed charter rate immediately upon delivery as has the YM Maturity, which commenced its 18-year bareboat charter at a fixed charter rate immediately upon delivery.

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