GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)

CHONGQING, Mar 23 (FAM) – Chinese containership operator SITC has acquired two 2,474-TEU ships – the Kanaga Island and the Elba Island – from US owner Soundview Maritime for a total of US$12.8 million, according to Braemar ACM Shipbroking.

SITC has been active on the second-hand market lately. It acquired the 2,496-TEU Ulysses in February and two 2,524-TEU containerships Wehr Trave and Wehr Warnow in January.