China’s two largest state-owned shipbuilding groups China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have confirmed a plan to merge, according to the separate exchange filings released by several listed units of the two companies.
China Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd (CSIC) is accelerating its internal asset consolidation and is merging two subsidiaries Dalian Shipbuilding Industry (DSIC) and Bohai Shipbuilding Industry.
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) signed a definitive agreement last Friday to acquire Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), supported by DSME’s main creditor Korea Development Bank (KDB).
Labour unions are planning to stage a strike to potentially block the process of Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) acquiring and merging with its smaller rival Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), reports said.
In a $1.65bn deal Capital Product Partners LP and Diamond S Shipping are merging in a major consolidation in the product tanker space. The latest deal creates a platform for existing shareholders of Diamond S, which also include First Reserve a backer of shipping company IPOs in the 2005- 2007 boom period, to create liquidity.
Global Ship Lease (GSL) and Poseidon Containers Holdings have announced a strategic merger that will double their fleet size to 38 containerships focusing on the mid-sized and small vessel segments.
In the latest consolidation in the offshore vessels sector Nordic American Offshore (NAO) is looking to merge with Horizon Maritime Services.
Almost three weeks after the Tidewater (TDW) and Gulfmark Offshore (GLF) combination deal, contemplating issuance of new Tidewater shares to pay GulfMark shareholders, an unsolicited third-party emerged, in the form of US Gulf powerhouse Harvey Gulf International Marine (HGIM).