Bergen Group DREGGEN enters strategic partnership in Brazil

Bergen Group DREGGEN has signed an agreement with the Brazilian industrial player Koch Metalúrgica about strategic cooperation regarding development and production of offshore cranes to the growing Brazilian oil and gas industry.

The cooperation opens up great opportunities in one of the world’s most vibrant and demanding oil and gas markets.

"The agreement with Koch Metalúrgica is strengthening our position in this market without being dependent on investments or a demanding establishing period. The goal is that we together can position ourselves as a major supplier of offshore cranes in Brazil. Through the entered Consortium Dreggen / Koch, we can from now on manufacture our cranes in Brazil and immediately comply with the local content requirements says Managing Director of Bergen Group Dreggen", Halldor Rongve.
Koch Metalúrgica is situated in the state of Rio Grande do Sul and has since established back in 1924 become a considerable supplier of cranes and lifting equipment, not only in Brazil but in Latin America altogether.

Bergen Group Dreggen is situated in Norway and has supplied marine cranes to the international ship building and oil and gas industries for more than 25 years. The company has been present in Brazil represented by the subsidiary Bergen Group DREGGEN do Brasil for 1 year.

Both companies have experienced a considerable growth whereof technical competence, innovation and focus on continuous product development have been common denominators.

Any products to be launched as a result of the joint forces will be known as DREGGEN-KOCH.
Bergen Group Dreggen has recently focused efforts in strengthening its international presence by establishing its own sales and service offices in Brazil and Singapore. Both of these establishments have already yielded results in the form of contracts, including contract of 12 cranes for four Panamax tankers for Transpetro last month.

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