The German Fair Trade Commission has approved the acquisition of Blohm+Voss GmbH by Luerssen Maritime Beteiligungen GmbH & Co. KG.

With this acquisition the Bremen-based company intends to strengthen the service offerings for repair and refit of yachts, naval and commercial ships. As well as enhance its naval new build activities within their corporation.

During the approval process, the new owner has not been able to see or review detailed information on the internal organisational structures and processes within Blohm+Voss.

By Alice Mason