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German shipbuilder buys Hamburg-based yard Blohm+Voss

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Bremen-based shipyard group Luerssen will acquire Blohm+Voss in Hamburg which has since 2011 been owned by UK-based equity fund Star Capital Partners. Luerssen now owns six shipyards in northern Germany with 2,800 employees.


BY OLE ANDERSEN
Published 29.09.16 at 09:24

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