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Pacifica Shipping acquires 1,700TEU vessel

Image: MarineTraffic.com/bernard spragg

Pacifica Shipping, the New Zealand operating division of China Navigation Company (CNCo), has acquired a 1,700TEU containership for an undisclosed sale price.

Moana Chief is expected to commence operations under its new owners in September 2019.

The vessel will be deployed on Pacifica’s New Zealand coastal shipping routes alongside the 1,100TEU Spirit of Canterbury (pictured).

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