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Mergers/Acquisition/Privatisation

Mergers/Acquisition/Privatisation describes the consolidation of companies or assets through various types of financial transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, state privatisation, consolidations, tender offers, purchase of assets, and management acquisitions. Also includes port privatisation and port concessions which include equity holdings.

Cantieri di Puglia to take over Belleli year in Port of Taranto

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) July 12, 2024 – Cantieri di Puglia has signed an agreement with the Ferretti group, to take over its project to build a new...

Global Ports recommends takeover by Global Yatirim Holding

London, United Kingdom (Ports Europe) July 12, 2024 – Global Ports Holding PLC has agreed to be bought by its largest shareholder Global Yatirim Holding...

Royal Boskalis acquires remaining shares in Smit Lamnalco

Rotterdam, Netherlands (Ports Europe) July 10, 2024 – Royal Boskalis B.V. has signed an agreement to acquire all remaining shares (50%) in Smit...

Workers support move to MSC from Wartsila in Trieste port

Trieste, Italy (Ports Europe) July 9, 2024 – Most workers at the Wartsila plant in Trieste support a move to MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A....

Marsa Maroc takes full control of Port of Agadir

Agadir, Morocco (Ports Europe) July 8, 2024 – Marsa Maroc has increased its shareholding in subsidiary Société De Manutention d’Agadir from 51%...

Port of La Spezia invests in Cepim

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) July 8, 2024 – Autorita’di Sistema Portuale del Mar Ligure Orientale (AdSPMLO – Eastern Ligurian Sea Port...

DOF Group, AP Moller set up Maersk Offshore Wind

Copenhagen, Denmark (Ports Europe) July 8, 2024 – Norway’s DOF Group and AP Moller Holding, via Maersk Supply Service, will set up Maersk Offshore...

MSC takes stake in Genoa airport

Genoa, Italy (Ports Europe) June 27, 2024 – MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. has purchased a 15% stake in Aeroporto di Genova S.p.A. (Christopher...

Euroports announces change in shareholder structure

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) June 26, 2024 – Euroports has announced a change in shareholder structure. PMV and SFPIM will acquire part of...

Iberia Tankstorage has acquired Deposa in the Port of Bilbao

Bilbao, Spain (Ports Europe) June 24, 2024 – Iberia Tankstorage has acquired Depósitos Portuarios (Deposa), a company located in the port of Bilbao,...

Hamburg Parliament to hold public hearing on HHLA-MSC proposal

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) June 20, 2024 – The Budget Committee of the Hamburg Parliament will hold a public hearing today on the proposed...

A1 Yacht Transport Consortium to manage Argostoli Marina

Athens, Greece (Ports Europe) June 17, 2024 – The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) has accepted an improved offer submitted by A1 Yacht...

Russia’s Suek sells port assets

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) June 17, 2024 – The Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK), the largest coal mining company in Russia, has sold all its port...

CTM buys 51% stake in Africa Morocco Links

Tanger Med, Morocco (Ports Europe) June 17, 2024 – Compagnie de Transports au Maroc (CTM) has acquired a 51% stake in Africa Morocco Links. Compagnie de...

Global Yatırım Holding seeks delisting of Global Ports Holding

London, United Kingdom (Ports Europe) June 17, 2024 – Last Friday, Global Yatırım Holding A.Ş (GIH) intends to seek delisting of Global Ports Holding...

Hamburg Parliament postpones HHLA-MSC decision

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) June 12, 2024 – The budget committee of the Hamburg Parliament has postponed a decision on the controversial entry of MSC...

Hamburg Parliament to vote on HHLA – June 26

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) June 10, 2024 – There remains significant opposition to MSC taking a 49.)% stake in Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG...

U.S. and EU-sanctioned friend of Putin to buy Makhachkala port

Makhachkala, Russia (Ports Europe) June 8, 2024 – The U.S., UK and EU-sanctioned Suleyman Abusaidovich, Russia-based billionaire, oligarch, and...

Boluda Towage acquires Les Abeilles International

Le Havre, France (Ports Europe) June 5, 2024 – Spain’s Boluda Towage has acquired maritime rescue company Les Abeilles International. The latter...

Oil terminal in Aktau returned to the state

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) June 4, 2024 – An oil terminal worth $66 million with an area of ​​134 hectares (1.34 sq km), Kazakhstan’s Caspian...

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