Ship firm sets sale

Dong Energy has bought the Danish firm A2SEA from Dansk Kapitalanlæg, Lønmodtagernes Dyrtidsfond and Clipper Projects and a series of minor shareholders for approximately DKK700m (£80m).

A2SEA is a supplier of vessels used for the construction of offshore wind farms. Dong Energy has been using its vessels for a series of offshore projects, and one of them is presently engaged in the construction of the Horns Rev 2 wind farm in the North Sea.