Wärtsilä acquires Transas

Monday, 19 Mar 2018

The technology group Wärtsilä is to acquire Transas, a global market leader in marine navigation solutions that include complete bridge systems, digital products and electronic charts.more

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Zeaborn takes over E.R. Schiffahrt

Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018

Bremen-based Zeaborn Shipping GmbH & Co. KG has taken over E.R. Schiffahrt, Harper Petersen and Rickmers Shipmanagement in a deal that results in a powerful new entity in the multi-purpose and project cargo sector.more

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Aker Solutions buys stake in floating wind specialist Principle Power Inc

Friday, 16 Feb 2018

Aker Solutions ASA, a Norwegian oil services company, has bought a 5% stake in California-based Principle Power Inc which has developed floating technology for offshore wind turbines known as WindFloat.more

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MacGregor buys Rapp Marine

Thursday, 15 Feb 2018

Cargotec subsidiary, MacGregor, has strengthened its presence in the fishery and research vessel sector by completing the acquisition of Rapp Marine Group (RMG) for about EUR 16 million.more

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Crane brake merger paves way for expansion

Thursday, 01 Feb 2018

Dellner Brakes, a subsidiary of Sweden’s Dellner Group, is to acquire Pintsch Bubenzer, a Germany industrial braking manufacture and specialist in the manufacture of brakes for harbour container cranes.more

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HVAC specialist to target cruise and offshore wind

Wednesday, 31 Jan 2018

The heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) specialist Noske-Kaeser Maritime Solutions GmbH, based in Hamburg and a one-time subsidiary of Blohm+Voss, will be targeting a broader market including the cruise and offshore...more

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The Foundation Det Norske Veritas takes full ownership of DNV GL

Tuesday, 19 Dec 2017

With the acquisition of Mayfair’s 36.5% holding in classification society DNV GL, Stiftelsen Det Norske Veritas (The Foundation) has now assumed full ownership of the organisation.more

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Inmarsat opens new digital communications centre in Ålesund

Thursday, 30 Nov 2017

Satellite communications company Inmarsat has opened a new office in the Norwegian Maritime Competence Centre (NMCC) at the heart of the influential Sunmøre maritime cluster in Ålesund on Norway’s west coast.more

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ABS now a “Recognised Organisation” in Italy

Wednesday, 08 Nov 2017

Recently authorised as a Recognised Organisation (RO) in Italy, classification society ABS is now approved to undertake statutory reviews and certifications on behalf of the Italian flag administration.more

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Royal IHC reinforces ship repair capability

Friday, 03 Nov 2017

Offshore energy, dredging and mining engineering specialist, Royal IHC, has acquired a 50% stake in Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG), a ship repair and conversion company with lay-by facilities for vessels of up to 300m, a heavy...more

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