Tufton Oceanic to Raise USD 100 Mn for Ship Purchases

first_imgUK’s fund management company Tufton Oceanic Assets Limited is looking to raise USD 100 million through a share offering in an effort to fund future ship acquisitions.Namely, the company has identified an attractive pipeline of second hand vessels and in order to capitalise on these opportunities, Tufton Oceanic is now planning to raise up to USD 100 million by the issue of C shares and also to initiate a placing programme that will permit the company to issue up to a further 200 million ordinary shares and/or 200 million C shares over the next 12 months.Tufton Oceanic informed that its focus of investment will be on the containership, tanker and general cargo segments with opportunistic investments in the bulker segment. The company added that the portfolio will continue an emphasis on long term bareboat and time charters strategies.Since listing on the Specialist Fund Segment of the Main Market in December 2017, the company has made seven investments and has now fully invested the net proceeds of its initial public offering in less than nine months.last_img read more

Eight years on, FIFA, NFF, Eagles celebrate late Rashidi Yekini

first_img The global football body via its Twitter handle: @FIFAWorldCup, wrote: “Rasheed Yekini produced one of the most iconic celebrations in #WorldCup history after scoring theSuper Eagles first-ever goal in the competition. Read Also: Late Super striker Rashidi Yekini in Oliseh’s mind 8 years on “May his soul continue to rest in peace.” Interestingly, the late striker netted Nigeria’s first goal at the FIFA World Cup against Bulgaria in 1994. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Eight years after the demise of  Super Eagles ace Rashidi Yekini,  football governing body, FIFA, and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have continued to celebrate the legendary striker. In similar vein, the NFF remembered the gangling striker as one of the most feared forward in the world. It said: “Today, we remember one of the World’s most feared strikers of his time, Rashidi Yekini who passed on to glory on this day in 2012. “Africa sadly lost of its greatest-ever players #OnThisDay in 2012, but his legend will live on eternally.” Loading… Promoted Content10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The World9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks11 Strange Facts About Your Favorite TV Shows2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way7 Universities In The World Where Education Costs Too MuchEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show You9 Talented Actors Who Are Only Associated With One Role7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market Valuelast_img read more

Russia 2018: Presidential Send-forth for Eagles on May 29

first_imgThe match will mark the partnership between the Rivers State Government and La Liga giants Real Madrid to set up an academy in Port Harcourt.After their Presidential visit, they will fly out to London for a high-profile World Cup warm-up against England on June 2.Coach Gernot Rohr is expected to announce his final 23-man squad for the World Cup not later than June 4.The Eagles will then face Czech Republic in a final test game on June 6 in AustriaThey will depart for Russia on June 11, five days before their opening Group D match against Croatia.SUPER EAGLES 2018 WORLD CUP TIMETABLEMay 22 – Training camp opens in UyoMay 28 – Friendly vs DR Congo in Port HarcourtMay 29 – Presidential visit in AbujaJune 2 – Friendly vs England at WembleyJune 4 – Announcement of final 23-man squadJune 6 – Final friendly vs Czech RepublicJune 11 – Departure to RussiaJune 16 – Opening Group D match vs CroatiaShare this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram World Cup-bound Super Eagles plan to pay a courtesy call on President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja on May 29 and are also scheduled to depart their Austrian training camp June 11 for the World Cup in Russia.Media Officer of the Super Eagles, Toyin Ibitoye, revealed the timetable of the team leading up to Russia 2018 during a television programme monitored in Lagos yesterday.The national team will open training camp on May 22 in Uyo before a friendly against DR Congo in Port Harcourt on May 28.last_img read more