Maritime heavy lifters HEBO and Bonn & Mees announce merger – Heavy Lift News
13 Jul 2023

Maritime heavy lifters HEBO and Bonn & Mees announce merger

This evening, Rotterdam-based maritime companies HEBO Maritiem Service and Bonn & Mees Floating Sheerlegs announced they are joining forces. The merge marks a significant milestone in the maritime sector, laying the foundation for sustainable growth, expanded services, and strengthened market position.

With a combined experience of 170 years, HEBO and Bonn & Mees form the most versatile maritime service provider in Europe. With a large and diverse fleet of vessels, HEBO engages in projects encompassing integral infrastructure, emergency response, salvage operations, transportation, wind, and decommissioning across various markets. With over 135 years of experience, Bonn & Mees operates a fleet of three seagoing sheerlegs, with lifting capacities ranging from 400 to 1,800 tons from Rotterdam to meet challenges in offshore installation and decommissioning, heavy lifting, and civil construction.

Together, the companies are even better equipped to offer reliable and sustainable solutions that meet the ever-changing needs of their clients. The partnership also ensures an efficient and specialized focus in areas such as heavy lifting, specialized transport, salvage operations, and emergency response.

HEBO and Bonn & Mees are now combining their knowledge, expertise, and specialties, ensuring improved availability and predictable outcomes for clients across Europe through their extensive fleet. Furthermore, this merger creates opportunities to further expand the wide range of maritime services offered.

Marius Punt (CEO of HEBO) and Peter Leenheer (owner of Bonn & Mees) aspire to seize new opportunities for growth, expansion, sustainability, and international development. Within this framework, the parties actively seek acquisitions and integration of new companies to enhance and complete their service offerings. Image source: HEBO

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