Bergen Group sells shipbuilding division

By Finance

Bergen Group  informed that the company is "in the final phase of clarifying a possible external ownership" of the group's shipbuilding division.

In an announcement was explained that the negotiations are constructive and a deal with an international industrial group is expected to finalyze in months.

"The two parties are working on a basis of a previously signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) that opens up for the new external part to become a major shareholder in the group's shipbuilding division.

"This division is currently a wholly owned subsidiary of Bergen Group ASA, and includes the 2 newbuilding yards Bergen Group Fosen and Bergen Group BMV."

It is supposed that the company that is interested in Bergen Group shipbuilding division is the Netherlands-based Damen Group .