Kalmarine and Bluetech Finland are pleased to announce that they have formed a strategic partnership to provide turnkey management and engineering services to the marine industry, with an immediate focus on the cruise market.
As per Petri Hakulinen, Partner/CEO Bluetech Finland, “We were looking for opportunities to expand our services for cruise ship owners and operators. Reconnecting with Christian, it was evident that our companies were a natural fit.”
Christian Compton, Kalmarine Principal/COO added, “I first worked with Petri more than 15 years ago on cruise retrofits and it is exciting to continue our long-standing relationship. Petri has built a great team at Bluetech and to be able to join forces with them is a privilege.”
With continued growth in the cruise market, the combined experience, expertise and capacity of Kalmarine and Bluetech will enable the partnership to meet the demanding needs of operators and shipyards to execute larger and more challenging projects.
Kalmarine is a company specializing in Project Management from concept development through execution. Services include management and development for newbuilds, refits, dry-dockings, and energy saving upgrades.
About Bluetech Finland
Bluetech Finland is a specialist in cruise and cargo ship design, offering engineering services for ship owners, shipyards and marine suppliers. Expertise includes all ship design disciplines, including hydrodynamics, structures and machinery design. Bluetech also develops own cargo ship designs with several units in operation.