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    AMT confirmed bought by Augustea

    News // October 29, 2004
    Broker Seabrokers has confirmed that tug and bulk owner Augustea has bought the largest independent UK based operator of deep-sea barges, Anchor Maritime Transportation (AMTS).

    Seabrokers said an agreement was concluded enabling Augustea Group to make the purchase through one of its Italian-based companies, Augustea Imprese Maritime e di Salvataggi (Augustea).

    Augustea owns and operates an extensive fleet of ocean-going tugs, harbour tugsand submersible deck cargo barges. "With this acquisition and its expertise, the group will expand into a major operator of submersible deck cargo barges and a major player in the worldwide barge transportation market," noted Seabrokers.

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