Mercator Media Limited has agreed to purchase the Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering Expo (M&CCE Expo) from the Prysm Group.
M&CCE Expo, an event showcasing the latest equipment and techniques in marine civil engineering and construction, is to co-locate with Seawork, which focuses on the same subject.
The M&CCE Expo 2019 will run from 11-13 June 2019 at Mayflower Park, Southampton UK.
Mercator is a B2B media company with a 30 year history, serving the marine business with events, magazines and online.
It publishes the pan-European commercial marine magazine Maritime Journal, and produces the Seawork exhibition, now in its 22nd year.
Situated exclusively in its own dedicated exhibition arena, M&CCE will keep its own brand and identity and will run concurrently with the three days of Seawork.
Andrew Webster, chief executive of Mercator, commented: ‘This is great news for visitors and exhibitors to both Seawork and M&CCE, with real synergies between the two.
“There is a big overlap in content and business for people involved in marine construction, from harbourmasters to consulting engineers to operations managers and anyone in vessel and marine equipment deployment.”
Managing director at Prysm FDE Ltd, James Berryman, said, “This is fantastic news for M&CCE Expo and a vital stepping stone in the growth of the exhibition. We wanted to be certain that the event continued to evolve in the right way, and Mercator Media are renowned for delivering high quality events, media and content in the marine sector.
“We are confident that there is nobody better equipped to develop it in the right way. The expertise and investment that Mercator can offer the exhibition can only be an excellent thing for the future of the event.”