OMT: Grontmij provides access to Chinese customers
Odense Maritime Technology's acquisition of Grontmij Marine Consulting could ease the access to Chinese customers, OMT's CEO tells ShippingWatch. "Now we can say that we've built 150 ships."
BY JAKOB VESTERAGER
Experience and history in a vital market are some of the key benefits from Odense Maritime Technology's (OMT) acquisition of Grontmij Marine Consulting, the company's CEO, Kåre Groes Christiansen, tells ShippingWatch.
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