Cookies help us deliver the best experience on our website. By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies Dismiss

ABB to acquire Amarcon

ABB has agreed to acquire Amarcon BV, a Dutch company providing software systems for the shipping industry.

The acquisition will expand ABB’s advisory systems offering for customers in the maritime sector, and is expected to be closed in the third quarter of 2012 when Amarcon will join ABB’s Process Automation Division.

Based in Dalfsen, The Netherlands, Amarcon employs 15 people, and has a product portfolio including software solutions for ships that focus on safety and improved operational ability.

ABB says that this addition to its portfolio will add to its recently released offering of Marine Advisory Systems.

“Amarcon’s Octopus product, its know-how of ship hydrodynamics and ship modelling capabilities are a complementary and strategic fit for our existing software portfolio,” said Veli-Matti Reinikkala, head of ABB’s process automation division.

“With a strong software background, this acquisition will provide ABB with additional access to fast growing energy optimisation markets.”

Related items

Joomla SEF URLs by Artio

Login/Register

Register or Login to view even more of our content. Basic registration is free.

Register now

Digital Ship magazine provides the latest information about maritime satellite communications technology, software systems, navigation technology, computer networks, data management and TMSA. It is published ten times a year.

 

Address:
Digital Ship Ltd
Digital Ship - Digital Energy Journal
39-41 North Road
London
N7 9DP
United Kingdom

Copyright © 2019 Digital Ship Ltd. All rights reserved           Cookie Policy         Privacy Policy

x