• Launch of the EVOLVE 20EV23

    In early September, Anglo Belgian Corporation (ABC) launched the 2nd engine type in the EVOLVE Series: the 20EV23.

    With the introduction of the new EVOLVE 20EV23, our subsidiary opens a new route towards a green future for maritime transportation and navy applications.

    The 20EV23 is the first multi-fuel medium speed engine to face the transition from fossil-based to zero-carbon with a very low weight combined with high maximum power.

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  • Strengthening the equity of our foundries

    The share capital of Focast Lüneburg was increased by 3 million euros and the one of Focast Châteaubriant by 3.097.000 EUR.

    This influx of fresh money was decided to support our two subsidiaries in their investment process aimed at modernizing their production units.

  • ABC launches its new range of multifuel engines

    At Europort in Rotterdam, ABC unveiled the first member of its new product family: a compact and powerful 4-cylinders medium speed engine, capable of operating with both traditional fuels and those of the future. Read more

  • Pegard Hotel, a hotel in a 3-star factory

    Pegard hotel will open its doors on Friday October 1st. Its special feature is that it occupies part of the premises of Pegard Productics, our factory still active in the field of precision machining and this for almost a century. Read more

  • Rwandamotor inaugurates its new facilities

    Rwandamotor now occupies its new facilities in the Gahanga industrial zone, on the road to the future new Kigali international airport.

    The main building, which includes the showroom, rises over four levels. At the rear are the workshop and a bonded warehouse that can hold 70 vehicles.
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  • ABC expands

    On December 17th 2020, ABC acquired a site of 50,000 m² with production halls and offices. It concerns half of the site called “Vynckier” and is adjacent to the current ABC site. The activities on this site will focus on energy transition, e.g. wind energy, solar panels, heat grid, energy storage via hydrogen production, etc and the interaction between different sources of energy. Read more

  • Capital increase Ogepar to bring it to 100 MEUR

    The capital of our holding company was increased to 100 million euros. The capital increase took place through the contribution in kind of the companies Procoki and Kadimat for an amount of 40,609,000 euros and through the incorporation of the retained earnings and part of the legal reserves for an amount of 9,391,000 euros. The transaction did not lead to the issue of new shares.

  • ABC leads the hydrogen revolution

    On December 17th 2020, BeHydro (a joint venture between ABC and CMB) announced a world first: a 1 megawatt hydrogen-powered engine. This engine reduces CO2 emissions by 85% and is a revolutionary development to enable the massive greening of ships, trains and electricity generators. The commercial launch of this engine was attended by Flemish Minister-President Jan Jambon and the mayor of Ghent Mathias De Clercq. Read more

  • Transfer of Ogepar’s headquarters to Ghent (Belgium)

    The head office of the Group leaves Luxembourg to settle in Ghent (Belgium). This transfer is made according to the rules of legal continuity as a legal entity under Belgian law. The address of our holding is now : Wiedauwkaai 43, 9000 Ghent (Belgium).