Thursday, January 26, 2017
Maritime News

Germany to Skip Tender for 1.5 Billion Euro Warship Purchase

BERLIN, Jan 26 (Reuters) – The German Defence Ministry on Thursday said it would skip an open tender for the planned purchase of five more corvettes valued at 1.5 billion...

January 26, 2017
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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
News

Lürssen Acquires Hamburg Shipyard Blohm + Voss

German shipbuilding group Lürssen has acquired Hamburg-based shipyard Blohm + Voss, the two companies announced Wednesday. Lürssen, which specializes in the design and production of yachts over 60 meters as...

September 28, 2016
Total Views: 42

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Norwegian Escape Maiden Call at Hamburg

The Norwegian Escape makes it maiden call at Hamburg on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, arriving at the Blohm + Voss shipyard for final construction and inspection before the ship’s delivery...

October 14, 2015
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Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Interesting

Time Lapse Video: Cruise Ship Cut in Half, Stretched

Check out this recently unearthed timelapse video showing the 2008 lengthening of the Balmoral cruise ship at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany.

January 29, 2014
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Monday, December 2, 2013
Shipbuilding

Delivery of New German Navy Frigates Delayed at ThyssenKrupp

The German Navy will receive the first of four new ships ordered from ThyssenKrupp later than expected, the defence ministry and the company said on Monday, confirming a newspaper report.

December 2, 2013
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Thursday, January 31, 2013
Shipbuilding

Private Equity Steers Blohm + Voss Towards Luxury Yachts

By Eyk Henning FRANKFURT–London-based private equity firm Star Capital Partners Ltd. is pursuing a deal that will allow it to turn one of the oldest German marine companies into a...

January 31, 2013
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Wednesday, January 9, 2013
skf logo
Engineering News

SKF Combines Forces with Blohm & Voss in $104 Million Merger

SKF AB, the world’s largest maker of ball bearings, agreed to buy Hamburg-based ship-component maker Blohm & Voss Industries GmbH to expand its offering to the marine industry. SKF will...

January 9, 2013
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Monday, December 5, 2011
Press Releases

ThyssenKrupp Close To Sale Of Shipbuilding Unit, Blohm + Voss – Report

German industrial conglomerate ThyssenKrupp AG (TKA.XE) is close to selling its Blohm + Voss civil shipbuilding business to U.K. private equity fund Star Capital Partners, German daily Financial Times Deutschland...

December 5, 2011
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Monday, September 26, 2011
Engineering News

German Steelmaker to Sell Luxury Yacht-Building Arm Blohm + Voss – REPORT

Germany’s ThyssenKrupp In Talks To Sell Civil Shipbuilding Operation Blohm + Voss to U.K Private Equity Firm Citing Overcapacity, Low Orders FRANKFURT (Dow Jones)–German industrial conglomerate ThyssenKrupp AG (TKA.XE) is...

September 26, 2011
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