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

Scam alert from Switzerland County

first_imgVevay, IN—The Switzerland County Sheriffs Office recently received information that counterfeit $20 bills have been circulating in the area. All businesses should be exceptionally careful when accepting them.They have also learned of another scam going around the area. A caller will offer you money in return for placing a decal on your vehicle. The caller then goes on to say a size-able check will be mailed to you with instructions to cash it and give a determined amount of the funds to a subject that’s supposed come install the decal. As always use caution, the Switzerland County Sheriffs Office advises if something sounds too good to be true it usually is.The amount of different scams is never-ending and will never stop. They stress never give personal information or payment over the phone when you receive these types of calls.last_img read more