MPC Container Ships ASA (OSE: MPCC) announced earlier today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Francoise Gilot (tbn AS Franziska), a 1,350 TEU vessel built in 2005.

MPC Containers announces vessel acquisition
Caption: Container ship Francoise Gilot - Image courtesy of Juan Gabriel

The purchase price for the vessel is USD 6.6m.

The physical takeover of the vessel is expected to take place next week, expanding the total fleet of the Company to 59 feeder vessels. 

Source: MPC Containers