Subjects: Mergers and acquisitions
OneOcean acquires further voyage planning capability
OneOcean, the leading software provider for the global maritime industry, has acquired Shipping Guides Ltd, the pre-eminent provider of data and information on ports globally. The Guide to Port Entry intelligence will be integrated into the OneOcean platforms, further enhancing OneOcean’s voyage planning capability
ACR Electronics Acquires Satellite Communication Messenger and Outdoor Adventure App Provider Bivy
ACR Electronics, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Bivy, a privately-held satellite communication device and outdoor adventure app provider.
Teledyne to Acquire FLIR Systems
Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) (“Teledyne”) and FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) (“FLIR”) jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Teledyne will acquire FLIR in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $8.0 billion.
Speedcast Reaches Agreement with Inmarsat to Sell Primary Maritime Customer Contracts
Speedcast International Limited and Inmarsat have announced that they have reached agreement on the sale of Speedcast’s primary Fleet Xpress, FleetBroadband and Fleet One service contracts to Inmarsat.
KONGSBERG and ABB announce digitalization collaboration on edge data collection
Oslo/Baden, August 26th, 2020 – Kongsberg Digital and ABB Turbocharging have signed a cooperation agreement on edge data collection and ship engine performance analysis. The companies will work towards a common data infrastructure and accelerate the development of value-added digital applications and services
KONGSBERG brings in digital twin expertise to strengthen digital offering in the maritime space
KONGSBERG announced today its plans to increase investment in maritime digital solutions, focus on building strong partnerships and combine Kongsberg Digital’s two maritime divisions into one brand: Digital Ocean. Digital Ocean will be headed up by former SVP Energy and digital twin expert Andreas Jagtøyen
Kongsberg Digital acquires Danish maritime software company COACH Solutions
Kongsberg Digital has acquired COACH Solutions, a leading supplier of software solutions for vessel performance and monitoring. The new name will be KONGSBERG COACH Solutions
Kongsberg Digital and private investor invest in Norsea Digital – changes its name to KONCIV
Through a private placement, Kongsberg Digital has acquired additional shares in NorSea Digital, now KONCIV, together with the private investor Jacob Møller. NorSea remains its largest owner. The company provides digital logistics services through its cloud solution
YANMAR and Smartgyro Announce Strategic Partnership
YANMAR, a leading provider of marine engines and propulsion systems, and Smartgyro S.r.l., a gyro stabilization technology company, today announced they have entered into a strategic partnership.
ACR Group Announces the Acquisition of FreeFlight Systems
The ACR Group confirmed an agreement to acquire FreeFlight Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of avionics systems that improve the safety, efficiency and affordability to the aviation industry. FreeFlight Systems will report into ACR Electronics, Inc.
ChartCo and Marine Press merge to create OneOcean
ChartCo and Marine Press, both leaders in global digital navigation solutions, have announced their merger. The move will result in the creation of a new, world-leading company called OneOcean which will offer the largest range of navigation and compliance solutions into the maritime sector.
KONGSBERG completes Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine Acquisition
Following European Commission approval, Kongsberg Maritime parent company Kongsberg Gruppen (KONGSBERG) has today completed the acquisition of Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine (RRCM). Officially part of Kongsberg Maritime, RRCM will operate under the KONGSBERG brand and the Kongsberg Maritime legal entity.
KONGSBERG has entered into agreement to acquire Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine
Kongsberg Gruppen ASA (KONGSBERG) today entered into agreement with Rolls-Royce plc to acquire Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine, a world leading technology business within maritime operations.
ACR Electronics: ACR Electronics Strengthens Position in Aviation Industry with Acquisition of Flight Data Systems
ACR Electronics, Inc., the global leader in safety and survival technologies, today confirmed that Drew Marine UK Holdings Ltd. has acquired Flight Data Systems Pty. Ltd., a provider of flight data recorders, ground support equipment, and electronics manufacturing for the global aviation industry. Flight Data Systems will report into ACR Electronics, Inc., a Drew Marine operating unit.
ChartCo: ChartCo Strengthens its Expertise by Creating a New Technical Executive Role
ChartCo, the leading global supplier of maritime digital data and compliance services, has announced the appointment of Peter McNaney as the company’s Chief Technical Officer (CTO).
Dometic: Dometic Strengthens Position in Marine Industry with Acquisition of SeaStar Solutions
Dometic has entered into an agreement to acquire SeaStar Solutions, a leading provider of vessel control systems and aftermarket products to the leisure marine industry, for US$875million from affiliates of American Securities LLC.
ACR Electronics: ACR Electronics Announces Acquisition of SKYTRAC by Drew Marine
ACR Electronics, Inc., the global leader in safety and survival technologies, has confirmed that Drew Marine UK Holdings Ltd. has signed an agreement to acquire SKYTRAC, a full-service, data-driven solutions provider for the global aviation industry. SKYTRAC will report into ACR Electronics, Inc.
ACR Electronics and Ocean Signal: ACR Electronics Announces Acquisition of United Moulders Ltd.
ACR Electronics, Inc., the global leader in safety and survival technologies, today confirmed it has acquired United Moulders Ltd. (UML), a United Kingdom-based designer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art lifejacket inflating devices.