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Viaro to acquire RockRose Energy for $308 million

United Kingdom

Independent energy company Viaro Energy has made an offer for the acquisition of the entire share capital of UK-based oil and gas company RockRose Energy.RockRose said on Monday that Viaro offered...

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SeeByte getting new chief executive officer

United Kingdom

Software developer for unmanned maritime systems SeeByte has appointed Dr Chris Haworth as the company’s new chief executive officer. The appointment becomes effective August 2020. At the same time,...

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Kongsberg Digital Acquires Software Firm

Norway

Kongsberg Digital has acquired a company offering software solutions for vessel performance and monitoring.The software tools offered by COACH Solutions are a natural fit with Kongsberg Digital’s...

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Kleven Verft files for bankruptcy after loan termination

Norway

Management of the Norwegian shipbuilder Kleven Verft AS, and its two subsidiaries Kleven Maritime Contracting AS and Kleven Maritime Technology AS, filed for bankruptcy last Friday.The initiation of...

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Klaveness Combination Carriers nets green financing for its two newbuilds

Norway

Oslo-listed Klaveness Combination Carriers ASA has secured a $60 million green loan for the financing of the seventh and eight CLEANBU vessels with delivery in 2021. The loan is linked to the...

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A.P. Moller - Maersk to acquire European specialist KGH Customs Services

Denmark

Copenhagen, 6 July 2020 - A.P. Moller - Maersk announces that it has reached an agreement with Bridgepoint Development Capital to acquire KGH Customs Services (KGH), a Sweden-based specialist in...

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SBM Offshore closes financing for construction of FPSO Sepetiba

Netherlands

Dutch FPSO operator SBM Offshore has closed a $600 million bridge loan facility for the financing of the construction of FPSO Sepetiba.SBM said on Wednesday that the facility was secured by the...

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Jan De Nul Gains Award Once More For Sustainable Entrepreneurship

Belgium

For the third year in a row, Jan De Nul Group has been awarded the Voka Sustainable Business Charter in recognition of the...

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USACE Europe District Changes Command to Col. Patrick J. Dagon

World

WIESBADEN – Col. Patrick J. Dagon became the 22nd commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District, during a military change of command ceremony at the Amelia Earhart Center June 30,...

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Connector Subsea Solutions adds chief finance officer

Norway

Connector Subsea Solutions (CSS) has appointed Egil Krukhaug as chief finance officer effective October 01, 2020. Egil Krukhaug, who has 18 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, will be...

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Boskalis Annual General Meeting of Shareholders adopts resolutions

Netherlands

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that today the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the Meeting) adopted the 2019 annual financial statements. The Meeting discharged the...

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DFDS lays off 650 employees

Denmark

Danish ferry and logistics company DFDS will lay off around 650 people in the coming months as part of its measures aimed at adapting to post COVID-19 market conditions. DFDS currently employs...

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Natasia Pilides leaves shipping post to become Cyprus’s Minister of Energy

Cyprus

In a reshuffle of his cabinet last week, the President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, promoted Shipping Deputy Minister Natasa Pilides to Minister of Energy, Trade and Industry.Named Cyprus’s first...

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Cyber threats to the mining and waste water industries

The mining industry is under threat from cyber attacks aimed at exploiting its strategic position in global supply chains. Early in our explorations within this sector we discovered that the risks...