All Mergers and acquisitions articles

  • WilliamReid-Steel-Denholm Acquisition
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    Denholm expands in Belfast

    2022-08-16T08:26:00Z

    Scruttons (NI), part of Denholm Logistics Group, has acquired the Belfast-based specialist steel stevedoring company William Reid. 

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    ​RightShip expands with Thynk Software purchase

    2022-08-08T13:03:00Z

    RightShip will acquire Thynk Software’s maritime technology business. Thynk’s founder and ceo, Marlon Grech, will become RightShip’s chief technology officer.

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    Maersk to acquire Martin Bencher

    2022-08-05T09:15:00Z

    A.P. Moller - Maersk (Maersk) has reached an agreement to acquire Denmark-based project logistics specialist Martin Bencher Group.

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    ​Bishop expands with All-Lifts acquisition

    2022-08-05T08:57:00Z

    Bishop Lifting Products has acquired New York-headquartered All-Lifts – a fabricator of wire rope slings, synthetic slings, allow chain slings and below-the-hook lifting devices.

  • Inchcape-SS-Aug
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    Inchcape in Kennedy Hunter acquisition

    2022-08-01T09:25:00Z

    Inchcape Shipping Services has agreed to buy port agency provider Kennedy Hunter in Belgium from Conti-Lines Group.

  • ceva buys spedag
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    Ceva acquires Spedag Interfreight

    2022-07-13T08:02:00Z

    Ceva Logistics has acquired East African forwarding specialist Spedag Interfreight.

  • NordicCrane
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    ​Nordic Crane takes over Kran-Kompagniet

    2022-07-01T09:16:00Z

    Nordic Crane has acquired a 70 percent stake in Danish crane company Kran-Kompagniet.

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    HAL launches Boskalis takeover

    2022-06-30T08:06:00Z

    The Netherlands-headquartered HAL has launched its all-cash takeover of Boskalis with an offer that values the heavy lift and marine services contractor at USD4.42 billion.

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    ​DSV unaware of any C.H. Robinson divestment process

    2022-06-24T08:15:00Z

    DSV has said it is unaware of any divestment process at C.H. Robinson after reports emerged that the Danish forwarder was interested in buying the US firm’s forwarding business, reports HLPFI’s sister title Air Cargo News.

  • Hendrik Gröne, MD of HeavyLift@Sea, and Jakob Christiansen, Head of Research & Development, Retrofit & Newbuilding at the Harren & Partner Group
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    Harren & Partner acquires HeavyLift@Sea stake

    2022-06-15T09:44:00Z

    Harren & Partner Group has acquired a major stake in Hamburg-based ship design and engineering service provider HeavyLift@Sea.

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    Pentagon acquires Carlbom Shipping

    2022-06-13T10:04:00Z

    Pentagon Freight Services has acquired Carlbom Shipping.

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    Maersk acquires Senator International

    2022-06-06T09:20:00Z

    A.P. Møller - Mærsk has acquired freight forwarding company Senator International.

  • NorSea Dusavik base, Stavanger, Norway. Credit NorSea
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    ​Wilhelmsen ups NorSea stake

    2022-06-03T08:31:00Z

    Wilhelmsen has increased its stake in NorSea, securing 99 percent ownership in the Norwegian company.

  • Bolk-Deal-Scandinavia
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    Bolk takes Uddevalla stake

    2022-05-25T09:18:00Z

    The Netherlands-headquartered Bolk Transport has acquired a 50 percent stake Sweden’s Uddevalla Specialtransporter.

  • port antwero bruges
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    Port of Antwerp-Bruges emerges

    2022-04-29T07:41:00Z

    The ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge have officially merged and will start operating as port of Antwerp-Bruges.

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    CMA CGM snaps up GEFCO

    2022-04-13T09:19:00Z

    CMA CGM has acquired 100 percent of the shares in automotive logistics business GEFCO, which was until recently 75 percent-owned by Russian Railways RZD and 25 percent by car company Stellantis.

  • Maersk-B767-300F-Source-AP-Moller-Maersk
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    Maersk launches air cargo business

    2022-04-13T08:21:00Z

    HLPFI’s sister title Air Cargo News said that AP Moller Maersk has launched its new air cargo business as it looks to meet customer demand for supply chain security.

  • MSC-BERYL-02-2048x1152 - Tema
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    MSC to buy Bolloré Africa Logistics

    2022-04-01T08:40:00Z

    MSC Group has entered a share purchase agreement with Bolloré for the acquisition of 100 percent of Bolloré Africa Logistics, including all the group’s shipping, logistics and terminal operations in Africa as well as its terminal operations in India, Haiti and Timor-Leste.

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    Major acquisitions on the horizon for J M Baxi

    2022-03-31T08:31:00Z

    J M Baxi Group has signed an agreement to acquire Allcargo Logistics’ project forwarding and logistics business and provided a binding offer to acquire Lift & Shift India’s heavy and over-dimensional cargo logistics business.

  • Clyde&Co merger
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    Clyde & Co and BLM agree merger

    2022-03-30T08:23:00Z

    Law firms Clyde & Co and BLM have agreed to merge following a vote in favour by partners at both firms.