- Tufton Oceanic Assets said it had agreed to acquire a containership for $13m.

The vessel would have a time charter of two years to a 'leading private operator of containerships specialising in fresh fruit transport;, the company said.

The deal marked the second investment made from raising proceeds announced on 11 October and would take the company's fleet to eight vessels.

Tufton Oceanic said its investment manager continued to identify an attractive pipeline of opportunities across a range of target sectors.

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