Tag Archive for Eemshaven

Brand new SOV Windea Jules Verne arrives in Eemshaven

Yesterday the latest Service Operation Vessel by Bernhard Schulte arrived in the Eemshaven. For the next 10 years, the port will serve as a main base for the vessel while it is working at the German Merkur offshore wind farm. The German wind farm, located some 28 miles off the Borkum island comprises 66 Haliade 150-6MW…

Start construction Oosterhorn Wind Farm

Construction activities have recently started in the Oosterhorn Wind Farm in Delfzijl. The wind farm will comprise 18 Vestas 4.3 MW wind turbines and is expected to be ready at the end of 2021. The wind farm is being built on the Oosterhorn industrial estate in Delfzijl. It is an initiative by Eneco and YARD…

Eemshaven selected as base port for Hornsea Two OWF

Eemshaven has been selected as base port for the installation of the foundations for the British Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. DEME Offshore, responsible for the logistics and installation of the foundations, and Buss Terminal Eemshaven signed a contract for this. The contract between the two parties comprise the installation of 165 foundations (monopiles and…

MHI Vestas receives new Service Operation Vessel

On Wednesday 4 September, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s new Service Operation Vessel (SOV) ESVAGT Albert Betz was christened in the Eemshaven. The new vessel will be servicing the German offshore wind farm Deutsche Bucht for the next 15 years. The SOV ESVAGT Albert Betz was built by ESVAGT. It is the second delivered to MHI…

Sealane Terminals and Hulst Innovation Cable Equipment join forces in Eemshaven

Sealane Terminals in Eemshaven and Hulst Innovation Cable Equipment (HICE) are joining forces to improve the possibilities for storing, spooling and handling of mainly large subsea cables in Eemshaven. Sealane is a company with its own terrain, 2 deep-sea quays and dry storage possibilities. HICE, based in Westeremden and Appingdam, is a producer of specialized…

DHSS receives second contract for Deutsche Bucht work

DHSS was awarded a contract by Van Oord for call-off helicopter services for the 269 MW German wind farm Deutsche Bucht. It is the second contract for DHSS for the German wind farm in a short time. Helicopter flights will take off from Den Helder Airport, which is completely utilized as an A1 Offshore Energy heliport,…

MHI Vestas to use Eemshaven as service base for Deutsche Bucht

Danish turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has selected Eemshaven as service base for the 269 MW German offshore wind farm Deutsche Bucht. MHI Vestas will use Eemshaven as the base for its turbine commissioning and subsequent 15-year O&M works.  The company is the first O&M client to be located at the brand new DHSS support…

EMO to operate new heliport in Eemshaven

EMS Maritime Offshore (EMO) and Groning Seaports have signed a long-term operation contract whereby EMO will become the operator of the newly constructed heliport in Eemshaven, in the province of Groningen.  Groningen Seaports remains the owner of the infrastructure needed for the heliport, which includes a take-off and landing area – located in the north-western part…

Bouw twee Duitse windparken van start

In de Eemshaven is de afgelopen maanden hard gewerkt aan de voorbereidingen voor de bouw van twee Duitse offshore windparken: Merkur Offshore en Borkum Riffgrund II. Eind vorig jaar onderging het platform Seafox 5 van scheepsbouwer Damen een flinke onderhoudsbeurt waarbij het onder meer een verlengde kraan kreeg. Intussen is het zelfrijzende platform richting Duitsland…