Keppel Hitachi, Fels May Merge Offshore Business

Friday, September 15, 2000
Shipbuilder Keppel Hitachi Zosen Ltd. reportedly is in discussions to merge its offshore business with sister company Keppel Fels Energy Infrastructure Ltd., a maker of oil rigs and ships. The activity is presumably spurred by the market reality of increasingly cheaper ship and rig building options available.
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