Greece’s Tsakos Shipping & Trading has fixed two sub-panamax container newbuildings at levels that point to a further deterioration in charter markets, said market sources.

The 2,782-teu newbuilding brace are reported fixed to Oman Shipping Co, also known as Asyad Shipping, with delivery early next year.

The Middle East owner is said to be paying in the region of $23,500 per day.