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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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New managing director

With effect of January 1st 2013, the naval architect. Dirk Harms has been assigned new managing director of Bremerhavener Dock GmbH (BREDO). He will succeed the previous sole managing director Norbert Jurczyk during 2013. Harms joined BREDO four...

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DNV and GL to merge

The classification societies Germanischer Lloyd (GL) and Det Norske Veritas (DNV) have signed an agreement to merge both companies. The transaction still requires approval from competition authorities.

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New BV vice-president in charge of the new Marine & Offshore Division

The international classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) has merged its marine and offshore activities into one Marine & Offshore Division, including a global network divided into four key areas.

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New head of marine business at Voith Turbo

Dr Christian Strahberger will take over the responsibility for the business division Marine of Voith Turbo. He succeeds the previous head of the division, Dr Martin Füllenbach, who will be leaving the company.




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