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Fosen Yard acquires Stralsund Shipyard

Signed a lease agreement with the administration of the Hanseatic city

The Norwegian shipbuilding company Fosen Yard, which operates the shipyard of Rissa, expands its range of action to the Germany taking over the management of the Stralsund plant which was part of the bankrupt MV Werften of the Genting Hong Kong group, in turn in recent weeks placed in liquidation ( of 19 January 2022). Yesterday Fosen Yard has in fact signed with the municipal administration of Stralsund the lease relating to a large part of the area (7.8 hectares) of the shipyard, area that had been acquired by the German municipality last first March. The validity of the contract will begin on next first june.

"The establishment of the large shipbuilding company Norwegian - underlined the mayor of Stralsund, Alexander Badrow - a clear signal for Stralsund and the future of shipbuilding in the Hanseatic city". «Volkswerft Stralsund - said the CEO of Fosen Yard, Anders Straumsheim - enjoys an excellent reputation. We are very look forward to being able to carry out our future-oriented projects in this venue rich in tradition. This additional site constitutes a clear commitment by Fosen to shipbuilding in Germany and opens up new opportunities for our customers and for we'.

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