AqualisBraemar LOC Group (ABL Group) will acquire the UK activities of ship design and marine consultancy company OSD-IMT from Damen Shipyards Group.

OSD-IMT is a specialist consultancy in ship design for newbuild, refit and conversion projects. The company operates in all key marine markets – including the renewables, maritime, defence and oil and gas sectors. Its knowledge covers a broad selection of vessel types and a wide range of technologies, including design and engineering for alternative fuels, said ABL Group

The UK operations of OSD-IMT has offices in Bideford, North Devon, and Dundee, Scotland. It will work closely with ABL Group company Longitude Engineering, which specialises in marine operations engineering and marine design, conversion and upgrade of specific vessel types that complement OSD-IMT’s portfolio.

The acquisition is projected to be completed by the end of November 2021.