Wan Hai Lines has taken its spending spree on classic panamax and post-panamax boxships to more than $150m.

The Taiwanese operator is acquiring a trio of post-panamax boxships from the Schulte Group in an en bloc deal worth $106m.

The 7,241-teu Astrid Schulte, Adrian Schulte and Astrid Schulte (all built 2009) are being acquired for $35.36m each.

The Asian owner is also paying $32.3m to take the 6,350-teu Hyundai New York (built 2009) from Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping.