The Latest SPAC News and Rumors: June 22, 2023
by Marlena Haddad on 2023-06-22 at 11:36am

Below is a daily summary of links to the latest SPAC news and rumors gathered across the web. 

Latest SPAC News:  London’s New Energy One mulls Eni North Sea merger, Freightos partners with Wideroe, and SpaceMobile confirms 4G capabilities to smartphones from space 

London-listed SPAC New Energy One in talks about Eni North Sea merger

A London-listed vehicle advised by Amber Rudd, the former home secretary, is in talks to merge with a portfolio of carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects part-owned by Eni, the Italian energy giant.

Sky News has learned that New Energy One Acquisition Corporation (LON:NEOA) is in advanced discussions about a combination with the Bacton and HyNet projects, which together will be capable of storing 20 million tons of carbon annually by 2030.


Wideroe, a Leader in Emission Reduction, to Expand its Digital Offerings with eBookings on WebCargo

Wideroe, the innovative Nordic airline, announced today a new partnership with WebCargo by Freightos (NASDAQ: CRGO) to deliver real-time rates, capacity and eBookings on the cargo booking platform, reaching 3,500+ forwarders across 10,000 offices globally. Forwarders now have access to air cargo shipments from Norway, Denmark, and the United Kingdom through Wideroe’s unique network. With WebCargo, Wideroe stands ahead of the curve in digitization for regional carriers, delivering world-class digital freight pricing and booking services.


AST SpaceMobile Confirms 4G Capabilities to Everyday Smartphones Directly From Space

AST SpaceMobile (NASDAQ: ASTS), the company building the first and only space-based cellular broadband network accessible directly by standard mobile phones, announced it has achieved repeated successful download speeds above 10 Mbps during testing of BlueWalker 3. Space-based cellular communications at 4G speeds using unmodified smartphones is another world first telecommunications achievement by AST SpaceMobile.

SpaceMobile completed its business combination with New Providence in April 2021.



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