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SFL took delivery of a 19,200 teu containership

23 Δεκεμβρίου 2016.

shipfinanceShip Finance International Limited (NYSE: SFL) ("Ship Finance" or the "Company"), announced the appointment of Mr. Gary S. Vogel to the Board of Directors to fill a vacancy on the Board.

Mr. Vogel (50) has a long career in the dry bulk shipping market and is currently Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc, a US-listed owner and operator of geared dry bulk vessels. Previously Mr. Vogel served as CEO of Clipper Group in Denmark.

Hans Petter Aas, Chairman in Ship Finance, said in a comment: "We are very pleased that Mr. Vogel has accepted a directorship in Ship Finance. I am confident that his broad international background and experience both in the dry bulk market and the capital markets will make a good contribution to the continued growth and diversification of Ship Finance."

The Company has today also taken delivery of MSC Anna, the first of two 19,200 TEU container vessels from Huyndai Heavy Industries, Korea. The vessel is chartered out for a period of 15 years, and lease financing has been secured for the full term of the charter. The second vessel is expected to be delivered in the first quarter of 2017.

 

About Ship Finance

 

Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE: SFL) has an unprecedented track record in the maritime industry, being consistently profitable and paying dividends every quarter since 2004. The Company's fleet of more than 70 vessels is split between tankers, bulkers, container vessels and offshore assets, and Ship Finance's long term distribution capacity is supported by a portfolio of long term charters and significant growth in the asset base over time.