In the past few weeks, the HS Group could expand its fleet by two units. With the accquisition of the two sister vessels “Imke Schepers” and “Wiebke Schepers” now 16 containervessels are service of the shipping company.
On August 25th, 2020, the “Imke Schepers” built in 2010 at Jiangsu Sainty Shipyards was taken over. A week later, on September 1st, 2020, MV “Wiebke Schepers” was taken over. Same as “Imke Schepers” the vessel was built at Jiangsu Sainty Shipyard in 2009.
Both vessels had their class renewal in the first half of the year under the old owners structure. With a container capacity of of 1012 TEU as well as the high ice class IA both vessels will trade in feeder service in east asia. Their main engine is from type MaK 8M43C.