Kongsberg to acquire Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine; Bisso Towing orders 6,800 bhp ASD tractor tug

Kongsberg to acquire Rolls-Royce commercial marine business
July 9, 2018 — Kongsberg Gruppen ASA has entered into agreement with Rolls-Royce plc to acquire Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine in an agreement valued at GBP 500 million (about $662 million).


Bisso Towing orders 6,800 bhp ASD tractor tug
Bisso says the 6,008 bhp EPA Tier 4 compliant ASD tractor tug will be the most powerful ship assist tug on the Mississippi River.dots.JPG
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The contract was awarded by multinational public transportation company Arriva Danmark.dots.JPG Wilson ASA to roll out Transas Fleet Operations Solution
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The vessel will expand Ocean Infinity’s platform for AUV data acquisition and analysis, and support a variety of operations globally.