Royal IHC has just announced acquisition of Maritime Design & Engineering Services (MD&ES), based in Hardinxveld-Giessendam, The Netherlands.
The company provides engineering services to a wide range of clients in the maritime sector, including IHC. Its services vary from feasibility studies and concept designs to detailed engineering.
Following the acquisition, the staff of MD&ES will continue their activities within the department of IHC Engineering. Mr Wim van de Voorde, former General Manager at MD&ES, will become Director Engineering Shipbuilding at IHC.
Arjan Klijnsoon, Executive Director Shipbuilding at IHC, commented: “The acquisition of MD&ES enables IHC to strengthen its existing engineering organisation with high-quality engineers, who will contribute to the successful execution of our strong shipbuilding order book.”
Wim van de Voorde added: “The already established bond between Royal IHC and MD&ES is further strengthened by this development. It is also a reward for the projects MD&ES has completed in the maritime sector, in which quality and customer-friendliness have been highly valued by our clients.”