FSG´s seventh RoRo new building for SIEM

Flensburg, 08. April 2019; On Monday, 08 April 2019, the Flensburger-Schiffbau-Gesellschaft’s seventh Ro-Ro ship for SIEM was successfully launched. This newest fleet member of the SIEM Group is named “LEEVSTEN”. This name comes from the Lower German dialect and means “Dearest”. As per the wishes of the Shareholders and the Managing Director Alex Gregg-Smith, the name of the ship should be dedicated to the staff of the FSG, and so this beautiful event was celebrated in a small circle, which consisted mainly of the staff and their families. On behalf of all partners of FSG´ler, an employee’s life partner was…

Documentation of MV Loch Seaforth

Recently published documentation about the building of the “Loch Seaforth” at the Flensburger Schiffbau Gesellschaft: Starting with the keel laying over launching and sea trial, up to delivery. Many thanks for permission to link goes to the Captain of the “Loch Seaforth”, Lewis Mackenzie, the author of this great and comprehensive documentation. Link to Captian Mackenzie’s web site

FSG receives another prestigious award for the RoPax vessel “W.B. Yeats”

Flensburg, 21.03.2019; The awards for Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) continues: the “W.B. Yeats”, one of the world’s largest RoPax vessels, received the “Ferry of the Year 2019” award at the Ferry Shipping Summit 2019 for its distinctive design, large loading capacity and modern and timeless interior concept. The Ferry Shipping Summit 2019 took place in Amsterdam from 19 to 21 March 2019. André Powilleit, Head of Sales and Design at FSG, was delighted to receive this award on behalf of FSG. FSG’s employees are proud to have received this prestigous award, recognizing their contributions to the design and construction of the…

FSG awarded for “W.B. Yeats”

Flensburg, 15.03.2019; FSG is pleased to have received the prestigious ShipPax Ferry Concept Award for its groundbreaking RoPax ferry “W.B. Yeats”. The “W.B. Yeats”, FSG’s new building no. 771, was delivered to Irish Continental Group (ICG) in December 2018. The award was received during a ceremony at the SHIPPAX FERRY CONFERENCE 2019, which took place between 12 and 14. March 2019 onboard Tallink Grupp’s vessel “Silja Serenade”; another innovative RoPax vessel that currently operates between Stockholm, Sweden and Helsinki, Finland. During the award ceremony, André Powilleit, Head of Sales & Design at FSG, presented the design of the “W.B. Yeats”…

FSG delivers sixth new building Ro-Ro for SIEM

Flensburg, 14.03.2019; Today, Thursday, 14 March 2019, another Ro-Ro ship was handed over to SIEM at the Flensburger-Schiffbau-Gesellschaft and will leave the shipyard on Monday. This is the sixth RoRo ship that FSG has delivered to SIEM and is identical in construction to the sister ship “ALF POLLAK”. The “MARIA GRAZIA ONORATO” will be chartered out to Moby Lines Europe and deployed in the Mediterranean area on the routes to and from Sardinia and Sicily. Together with its sister ship “ALF POLLAK”, this will be amongst the newest and most modern RoRo ferries in the Mediterranean area, accommodating up to…

Reorganisation of FSG

Flensburg, 12.02.2019;  Siem Europe S.a r.l. (“Siem Europe”) yesterday signed an agreement with an external investor. In this agreement, Sapinda Holding B.V., agreed to purchase 76% of the shares of the business of Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft mbH & Co. KG. This investment and the already announced management changes will ensure the continuation of FSG’s business operations. Siem Europe remains an active shareholder and holds the majority of the Supervisory Board of FSG. Thanks to the support of all parties involved, including customers and suppliers, this transaction was made possible. We look forward to working with Sapinda and to continuing to work…