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Damen yard celebrates 70th anniversary

Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf has celebrated its 70th anniversary, marking a successful seven decades in the repair, maintenance, conversion and refit of both inland waterway and seagoing vessels. Just north of Amsterdam and part of the Damen...

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Finnish naval architects target German market

Helsinki-headquartered naval architect and marine engineering company, Foreship Ltd, is preparing to open an office in Hamburg’s Hafen City. Foreship GmbH, led by the company’s current head of Machinery, Olli Somerkallio, will aim to strengthen links...

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Italian/French yard takeover faces EU investigation

Italian yard Fincantieri faces a full-scale European Union competition investigation into its takeover bid for French yard Chantiers de l'Atlantique on concerns the deal would reduce competition, sources said. The European Commission's preliminary...

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Norsepower strengthens global network

Helsinki-based Norsepower Oy Ltd, designer and manufacturer of wind propulsion systems for commercial ships, has reinforced its global supply and service network through the signing of an agreement with technology company Wärtsilä. The accord comes...

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Joint development on common data infrastructure

MAN Energy Solutions and Kongsberg have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work jointly on a common data infrastructure for the maritime sector. The collaboration will broaden the value offering to vessel operators, improve the return on...

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New towage company set up in Canada

Kotug International BV and Horizon Maritime Services Ltd have established a new terminal and towage services company in Canada. The new joint venture, Kotug Canada, will provide terminal and harbour towage services across the country’s ports,...


Russian JV set up to manage LNG shipping

Russian shipowner Sovcomflot and Novatek, the country’s second largest gas producer, are establishing a joint venture, OOO Smart, to manage the year-round logistics of both current Arctic LNG transport and possible future projects. Sergey Frank,...




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