New York-listed Global Ship Lease (GSL) has fixed a boxship out on a short-term deal at a better rate.

It said the 2,207-teu GSL Keta (built 2003) has been taken by OOCL for between 50 and 90 days.

The rate is $8,700 per day. The ship was previously contracted to ANL at $8,450 per day.

CEO Ian Webber said: “We are pleased to have signed this charter at an improved rate with a top-tier counterparty in OOCL.