Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Oakley acquires learning platforms

KVH Industries has sold its maritime training business, Videotel, to an affiliate of Oakley Capital for USD90 million.

The Videotel group of companies includes Super Dragon, Videotel Marine International, Videotel Training Services, Videotel Consultants and Rentals and Videotel Marine Asia.

Oakley has also acquired a majority stake in maritime e-learning platform Seagull from its current shareholder Herkules Private Equity Fund IV.

“The digital transformation taking place in the shipping industry, as well as the increasingly complex regulatory framework, offers a significant opportunity for e-learning providers,” said Oakley.

“The management teams of Seagull and Videotel believe that this opportunity can be grasped most effectively by working together as a combined group. With both parties able to collaborate and share knowledge and resources, the two businesses will be able to provide their respective customers with a greater level of product and services.”

videotel.com

www.kvh.com

www.seagull.no

oakleycapital.com

Heavy Lift | News

GPLN delegates convene in Bremen thumbnail image

GPLN delegates convene in Bremen

May 23 - More than 180 delegates of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) convened at the Dorint Park Hotel in Bremen earlier this week for the group’s 16th annual meeting.
Views: 80
Big Carl arrives at Bristol Port thumbnail image

Big Carl arrives at Bristol Port

May 23 - Sarens’ SGC 250 crane is presently in storage at Bristol Port, UK ahead of its delivery to the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant.
Views: 97
Liebherr delivers for Eurogruas thumbnail image

Liebherr delivers for Eurogruas

May 22 - Spanish crane rental and heavy lift service provider Eurogruas has taken delivery of an 800-tonne lifting capacity crawler crane from Liebherr.
Views: 298
Superior bridge service with Imperial thumbnail image

Superior bridge service with Imperial

May 22 - Imperial Crane Services and Superior Construction have utilised a Liebherr LR1300 SX crawler crane to lift six concrete beams for the Chase Street bridge replacement project in California, USA.
Views: 344

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.