Navios Maritime Containers Inc. (“Navios Containers”) (N-OTC:NMCI), a growth vehicle dedicated to the container sector, announced that it has taken delivery of a 2010-built, 4,250 TEU containership (the Navios Dorado) for a purchase price of $11.78 million.
The Navios Dorado has been chartered out at a daily net rate of $10,468 until April/July 2019, and is expected to generate $1.3 million of annual EBITDA, based on fixed operating expenses and 360 revenue days.
Navios Containers financed the acquisition of the vessel with cash on its balance sheet and $6.0 million of bank debt under one of its existing credit facilities.
Following this acquisition, Navios Containers controls 22 vessels, totaling 93,130 TEU, with a current average fleet age of 9.9 years.
About Navios Maritime Containers Inc.
Navios Maritime Containers Inc. is a growth vehicle dedicated to the container sector of the maritime industry. For more information, please visit our website at www.navios-containers.com.
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