Seagull Acquires Shares in MindIT Solutions (Norway)
The world leader in computer based training systems for shipping companies, Seagull AS has acquired all the shares in e-learning specialist MindIT Solutions AS, Kristiansand, Norway, specialist provider of web based learning to the offshore industry.
“The MindIT team is a reliable and high quality supplier of e-learning services to the offshore market and represents a basis for Seagull AS to enter the offshore segment,” said Oscar Johansen, Chairman of Seagull Holding AS. “By combining the resources of the two companies we can now bring a unique range of distance learning and assessment services to the offshore industry and the Mind IT team will add to the creativity and capacity of the Seagull team”.
“This is one of several planned steps to become a leading provider of training tools and talent management solutions for the offshore industry,” said Oscar Johansen, “and it will contribute to Seagull’s offering to existing clients who operate offshore vessels”.
“We look forward to becoming part of Seagull” said Kristian Jordheim who is the founder of MindIT, “and we are well under way with developing a comprehensive learning and talent management solution for the offshore segment”.
The deal was concluded this week and the coordination of the two companies’ activities is ongoing.
Seagull, February 28, 2014