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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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Pella Shipyard buys Sietas Shipyard

After an intensive search of over two years, a strategic investor for the Sietas Shipyard in Hamburg has been found. As of March 10th, Pella Shipyard from Otradnoye near St Petersburg, Russia, will take over the business.

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Merger approved

The merger between the classification societies Det Norske Veritas (DNV) and Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has been approved by the competition authorities in South Korea, the USA, the EU and China.

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Personnel changes at Keppel

The board and management of Keppel Corporation Limited, Singapore, has announced two main personnel changes within the group’s companies.

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Cargotec acquires Hatlapa Group

Cargotec's MacGregor has entered into an agreement to acquire the merchant ship and offshore deck equipment provider Hatlapa Group, headquartered in Uetersen, Germany, for an enterprise value of EUR 160 million.




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