Euroseas an owner and operator of container vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for containerized cargoes, announced today a new time charter contract for its container vessel M/V “EM Hydra”.
• M/V “EM Hydra”, a 1,740 TEU vessel built in 2005, entered into a new time charter contract for a period between a minimum of twenty three and a maximum of twenty five months at the option of the charterer, at a gross daily rate of $20,000. The new rate will commence between May 15, 2021 and May 25, 2021 when the vessel will be redelivered from its current charterer.
Aristides Pittas, Chairman and CEO of Euroseas commented: “We are pleased to announce the new charter for our vessel, M/V “EM Hydra”, for a minimum period of twenty three months at a rate about two and a half times the level of her current employment. This fixture follows less than a month after our fixture of M/V “Joanna”, a 1,732 TEU vessel
built in 1999, that was fixed for a minimum of eighteen months at a gross daily rate of $16,800 indicating how strongly the market continues to rise. This new charter will secure a minimum of $13.8m of contracted revenues and makes an EBITDA contribution of approximately $9m.