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Ulven Companies names Brian Young as general manager

(HUBBARD, Ore.) — The Ulven Companies has named Brian Young as the general manager of its Skookum and Houston Structures business units. In this position, Young is responsible for the overall performance and results of each business, development of sales…

Kongsberg strengthens simulator capacity by acquiring SMSC

(KONGSBERG, Norway) — Kongsberg Maritime has signed a contract to buy the Trondheim-based ship simulation and consultancy company Ship Modelling & Simulation Centre AS (SMSC). The acquisition, which is expected to be completed January 2016, will contribute to strengthening Kongsberg…

Alphatron Marine signs global maintenance agreement with Van Oord

(ROTTERDAM, Netherlands) — Alphatron Marine has announced the signing of a three-year global maintenance agreement with Van Oord. The contract will be to exclusively maintain and proactively support all navigation and communication equipment on Van Oord's entire fleet of more…