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December 18, 2012

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The German ship yard Peene-Werft will be acquired from the Lürssen group

Manifestations of interest also for the plant of Stralsund

The German group Lürssen will acquire the ship yard Peene-Werft di Wolgast. The cession has yesterday obtained the green light from the board of creditors of the yard that has followed the suggestion of Berthold Brinkmann, the liquidator of navalmeccanica company P+S Werften constituted in 2010 with the fusion of canteiri the Peene-Werft and Volkswerft Stralsund. Such decision is subject to the approval of the mortgagee.

The purchase price is next to 20 million euros. "Lürssen - Brinkmann has explained - has offered the best price. In particular, the competences of the dependent and the know-how-how of the yard, specialized in the construction of ships for Marina and the government are recognized".

The acquisition is in program for the next 1° May. Brinkmann has specified that the purchaser has engaged himself to make himself loaded with the contacts to indeterminate time of 285 dependent of the yard, while to others 75 will be proposed contracts fixed-term until a duration of 24 months. Moreover it will continue the formation of all the 65 beginners of the plant. The Lürssen group will acquire the main area and the buildings that constitute the ship yard, but not the adjacent properties to north and south of such area that do not take part of the main body of the plant and that they will be sold separately.

Brinkmann has announced to have received also manifestations of interest for the coming acquisition of the other yard Volkswerft Stralsund is from the Germany that from abroad. The board of creditors has while guaranteed the proposal of the liquidator to transfer the construction of the two destined ships ro-ro to shipowning group Danish DFDS, than initially september 2012 had decided the cancellation of the relative orders (of the 13), to the yard Volkswerft Stralsund. For the management of this last yard on behalf of the liquidator the operating society Stralsunder Schiffbaugesellschaft is constituted mbH, whose shareholder is German IMG (Ingenieurtechnik & Maschinenbau GmbH), that she will temporary give job to approximately 300 dependent of the plant of Stralsund.


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