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Wärtsilä Acquires Burriel Navarro

Gruyter, Vice President, Area North Europe, Wärtsilä Services. “The agreement also brings us great opportunities to provide more value adding services and shorter response times for our customers.”Founded in 1969, Burriel Navarro is headquartered in Valencia with an extensive service network in the main ports of Spain. The firm has 20 employees and an annual revenue of approximately EUR 1.3 million.“The agreement brings mutual benefits for us and Wärtsilä, and we are excited about paving new ground in underwater services together,” said Fernando Burriel, Managing

Palfinger's potential acquisition of Harding will help it be less dependent on the whims of the offshore energy markets. (Photo: Palfinger Marine)

Maritime Consolidation: Palfinger Aims to Acquire Harding

and thus, the globally operating Harding Group. The seller is the Norwegian private equity fund Herkules. Harding is a leading suppliers of lifesaving equipment and lifecycle services for maritime installations and ships. Through this acquisition, PALFINGER will add new products and an international service network to its marine business.  Subject to the positive outcome of the due diligence audit and the final negotiations, the signing is scheduled to take place in the coming weeks. The acquisition of Harding by PALFINGER is contingent on the approval of the authorities.   Harding is

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PALFINGER Unites All Products into One Brand

entity to Palfinger Marine Netherlands BV.   The large product portfolio covers deck equipment and handling solutions for the segments oil and gas, offshore vessels, fishing and fish farming, merchant, navy and coast guard, work and service boats and wind. In combination with a worldwide service network this makes PALFINGER MARINE the perfect partner on all seas

Four Liebherr BOS 4200-85s Litronic at the drill ship Platinum Explorer / Vantage Drilling. (Photo courtesy of Liebherr)

Liebherr Reports Record Year for Offshore Cranes

, well filled order books allow for an optimistic 2015 forecast despite a generally unstable world economic development.   “Our distinctly increasing turnover figures wouldn’t be possible without our new production site in Rostock, Germany, as well as our worldwide sales and service network. We are all working together as a team, always close to the customer to meet new needs before they arise. Our success proves that Liebherr offshore cranes are on the right track, despite the challenging economic environment,” said Wolfgang Kueng, Sales Director for Liebherr offshore cranes

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Eaton to Exhibit at SMM

be able to get a sneak preview of the Power Xpert CXH, which will be Eaton’s future global platform for IEC motor control centers and power distribution assemblies. Beyond the technology, shipbuilders and suppliers can also find out more about how Eaton’s innovative international service network, comprised of more than 1,800 field personnel in 21 countries, can support specific applications. Thanks to its global footprint in manufacturing, sales and support, as well as its international certifications, Eaton is capable of effectively servicing customers wherever they are building, drilling

Weir & MTU to Jointly Develop Fracturing Power Systems

efficiencies for our customers. It is something the industry has asked for and we are determined to deliver.” Noon added that the agreement also provides for full service and preventive maintenance of the entire power system. This will be achieved by using Weir’s market-leading service network combined with MTU’s service capability, ensuring close proximity to customers.  

J2 Joins Acteon

these two companies together will benefit Acteon and enhance their combined ability to add value to customers’ operations. The J2 Engineering team will continue to operate from its premises in Torry, Aberdeen, and will take advantage of Seatronics’ established distribution and service network covering Europe, North America, Brazil, South East Asia and the Middle East. Acteon’s legal advisor for the J2 Engineering Services acquisition was Burness Paull & Williamsons.  

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