PSA MARINE ACQUIRES 20% STAKE IN MERMAID MARINE
PSA Marine (Pte) Ltd, a subsidiary of PSA Corp., has signed a conditional agreement to acquire a 20-percent stake in Mermaid Marine Australia Ltd.
Under terms of the deal, Mermaid Marine will issue 23.48 million new shares to PSA.
“We have core competency in marine operations for the offshore oil and gas industry. This partnership expands our service offering and our scope of operations,” said V. Sivarajan, managing director of PSA Marine (Pte) Ltd.
Mermaid Marine’s vessel fleet services Australia’s oil and gas industry.
PSA Corp. operates the world's largest container transshipment hub in Singapore. PSA Group participates in 13 overseas port projects in eight countries, which are expected to handle 25 million TEUs in 2002