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Harland and Wolff

Harland and Wolff
Company nameHarland and Wolff Heavy Industries Limited
Company typePrivate Limited Company
IndustryCivil Engineering
Marine Engineering
Offshore construction
Nationalised 1977
Privatised 1989
HeadquartersBelfast, Northern Ireland
Key peopleEdward James Harland
Gustav Wilhelm Wolff
William James Pirrie
Thomas Andrews
Fred Olsen
Owner(s)Fred. Olsen Energy

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Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries is a Northern Irish heavy industrial company, specialising in shipbuilding and offshore construction, located in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

The shipyard has built many ships; among the more famous are the White Star trio Olympic, Titanic and Britannic, the Royal Navy's HMS Belfast, Royal Mail's Andes, Shaw Savill's Southern Cross and P&O's Canberra.

As of 2011, the expanding offshore wind power industry has taken centre stage and 75% of the company's work is based on offshore renewable energy.

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Historic Titanic company minute book bought at auction by H&W - BBC News Tweet this news
BBC News--The Belfast shipbuilding company -Harland and Wolff-, which built the Titanic, has bought back its original Minute Book for an undisclosed sum. The item was just one lot that went under the hammer at an auction of rare books and historical memor - Date : Wed, 14 Dec 2011 18:11:38 GMT
Scots singer Rod Stewart wants to sail route of doomed ship Titanic - Scottish Daily Record Tweet this news
Scottish Daily Record--The trip - by Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, whose parent company, -Harland and Wolff-, built the Titanic - sets off from Southampton on April 12 next year. The MS Balmoral will be carrying exactly the same number of passengers - 1309 - p - Date : Sun, 13 Nov 2011 11:19:33 GMT
Football: Larne get Bryansburn in Intermediate Cup - Larne Today Tweet this news
Larne Today--Paul Millar's side reached the semi-final of the competition last season, losing out to -Harland and Wolff- Welders. For more Larne FC news, photos and the latest match report, grab your copy of this week's Larne Times which is in s - Date : Wed, 30 Nov 2011 11:39:34 GMT
Titanic memorabilia up for grabs - Sydney Morning Herald Tweet this news
Sydney Morning Herald--Also offered for sale is a set of keys from one of the Titanic's first-class lavatories, estimated to sell between £40000 to £50000. A plan of the ship made by draftsmen at the -Harland and Wolff- shipyard in Belfast, Norther - Date : Mon, 23 May 2011 23:51:28 GMT+00:00
Centenary of Titanic's launch - Tweet this news marks the centenary of the Titanic's launch from Belfast's -Harland and Wolff- shipyard and amounts to more than 7000 items from the Titanic's parent company the White Star Line. The Titanic sank in 1912 after striking an iceberg - Date : Mon, 11 Apr 2011 11:24:05 GMT+00:00
FEATURE The Irish On Board RMS Titanic - Irish Weather Online Tweet this news
Irish Weather Online--The ship was built at the -Harland and Wolff- Shipyards in Belfast while the designer of the Titanic, Thomas Andrews was Irish. The County Down native was managing director and head of the draughting department for the shipbuilding c - Date : Fri, 15 Apr 2011 11:14:44 GMT+00:00
Belfast Blitz: The night death and destruction rained down on city - Belfast Telegraph Tweet this news
Belfast Telegraph--During the war -Harland and Wolff- built more than 150 Royal Navy ships including aircraft carriers HMS Formidable and HMS Unicorn, as well as cruisers HMS Belfast and HMS Penelope. Belfast shipyards also built or converted at least 300 - Date : Fri, 15 Apr 2011 00:33:05 GMT+00:00
Ulster Folk and Transport Museum to show 7000-item Titanic White Star Line haul - Culture24 Tweet this news
Culture24--The Ulster Folk and Transport Museum has snapped up the collection by Paul Louden Brown, an oracle on the White Star Line of vessels produced by Belfast shipbuilding giant -Harland and Wolff- in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. ... - Date : Tue, 12 Apr 2011 16:26:47 GMT+00:00
Bertie's passion for boats lives on in floating museum - Lisburn Today Tweet this news
Lisburn Today--Bertie had a great knowledge of the history of shipbuilding at -Harland and Wolff- where he worked as a boilermaker welder. He wrote many newspaper articles about the Shipyard, including features on the Magdalena, which was the first ship b - Date : Tue, 12 Apr 2011 11:21:29 GMT+00:00
Museum to display Titanic artefacts - Belfast Telegraph Tweet this news
Belfast Telegraph--It marks the centenary of the Titanic's launch from Belfast's -Harland and Wolff- shipyard and amounts to more than 7000 items from the Titanic's parent company the White Star Line. The Titanic sank in 1912 after striking - Date : Mon, 11 Apr 2011 11:49:24 GMT+00:00

Fred. Olsen Group

Holding companies:Bonheur * Ganger Rolf
Companies:Comarit * First Olsen Tankers * Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines * Fred. Olsen Energy * Fred. Olsen Express * Fred. Olsen Production * Fred. Olsen Renewables * Fred. Olsen Travel * IT Fornebu (minority ownership) * Norges Handels og Sjøfartstidende (minority ownership) * Timex Corporation
Former companies:Aker (company) * Det Norske Luftfartselskap * Fred. Olsen Lines * Fred Olsen Air Transport * Sterling Airlines * Tusenfryd * Widerøe
People:Petter Olsen sr * Thomas Fredrik Olsen * Rudolf Olsen * Fredrik Olsen * Petter Olsen * Anette S. Olsen

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