Dockwise Ltd
oslo : DOCK

July 04, 2012 15:50 ET

Dockwise Ltd: Dockwise Increases Holdings in Fairstar From 83.4% to 93.6%

BREDA, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - Jul 4, 2012) - Dockwise today announces that, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Dockwise White Marlin B.V., Dockwise now controls 93.63% of the outstanding shares of Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. ("Fairstar").

Following various trades today Dockwise purchased approximately 10.2% in Fairstar, increasing its holdings from 83.4% to 93.63%. Shares were bought from ODIN and certain other shareholders.

About Dockwise Ltd./Dockwise Group

Dockwise Ltd., a Bermuda incorporated company, has a workforce of more than 1,200 people both offshore and onshore. The company is the leading marine contractor providing total transport services to the offshore, onshore and yachting industries as well as installation services of extremely heavy offshore platforms. The Group is headquartered in Breda, the Netherlands. The Group's main commercial offices are located in the Netherlands, the United States and China with sales offices in Korea, Australia, Brazil, Russia, Singapore, Malaysia, Mexico and Nigeria. The Dockwise Yacht Transport business unit is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale and has an office in Genoa, Italy. The Dockwise Shipping network is supported by a global network of agents.

To support all of its services to customers, the group also has three additional engineering centers in Houston, Breda and Shanghai, manufactures specific motion reduction equipment such as LMU (Leg Mating Units) and DMU (Deck Mating Units) and owns a fleet of 19 purpose built, semi-submersible vessels.

Dockwise shares are listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under ticker DOCK and on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam under ticker DOCKW.

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.

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Source: Dockwise Ltd via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1624326]

Contact Information

  • Dockwise Ltd
    P.O. Box 3208, 4822 NJ Breda, Netherlands

    T. +31 (0)76 5484 100
    F. +31 (0)76-5484299