Kership to buy STX France Lorient shipyard

first_img Authorities View post tag: KERSHIP Kership to buy STX France Lorient shipyard May 25, 2016 French shipbuilder STX France has decided to sell its Lorient shipyard to Kership, a joint venture company set up by French companies DCNS and Piriou in 2013.STX France said the decision was based on strong commercial setbacks and that the take-over should take place in fall this year.While the arguably most prominent naval vessel STX France built was the 199-meter Mistral-class ship, the Lorient site was specialized in the construction of ships up to 100 meters in length.The company said it had considered two proposals for the yard – one by Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie (CMN) and the other one by Kership.DCNS welcomed the acquisition saying that it reinforces the consolidation of the French naval shipbuilding industry.center_img Share this article Back to overview,Home naval-today Kership to buy STX France Lorient shipyard View post tag: STX Francelast_img read more

LIRR Train Strikes Car East of Mattituck

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York An eastbound Long Island Rail Road train struck a vehicle on the tracks just east of Mattituck Wednesday morning, the railroad said.It’s not yet clear if anyone was injured in the accident, which occurred just before 11 a.m., a LIRR spokesman said.The railroad was still waiting on Metropolitan Transit Authority police to confirm if someone was inside the vehicle at the time of the incident, the spokesman said.The train left Ronkonkoma at 10:42 a.m. and was due to arrive at Greenport at 12:07 p.m. The train is operating two hours late, the LIRR said.There were no other service delays due to the accident, the railroad said.last_img