Vinge is advising the Erik Thun Group in connection with the acquisition of 13 oil and chemicals tankers from the A.P. Möller Maersk Group. The tankers are included in the Small Tanker Northwest Europe (8000 dwt) operational category and twelve are included in Dutch shipping companies jointly owned by Maersk and Thun. In connection with the acquisition, the Erik Thun Group will also acquire the salient parts of Broström AB’s business in Gothenburg which handle tanker maintenance and the employees in question will be offered employment.
Closing in respect of the transaction is conditional upon the consent of the Norwegian Competition Authority.
Vinge’s team consists of responsible partner Anders Strid, associates Anna Palmérus (competition) and Patrik Gargolinski (M&A).