Tag Archive for Groningen Seaports

Giant offshore wind farms to feed large-scale green hydrogen plant

New large offshore wind farms could feed a mega-hydrogen facility in Eemshaven as part of the NortH2 green hydrogen project, launched by Gasunie, Groningen Seaports and Shell Nederland. Green hydrogen, produced with renewable sources such as wind and solar energy, is central to the Dutch Climate Accord and the European ‘Green Deal’. At present, the…

The sun is not going to make the difference, offshore wind is

To bring the energy transition to a success, Europe will have to invest in wind energy. A significant part of that wind energy will have to come from offshore wind turbines. Numerous countries in Europe are currently working on the installation of ever larger offshore wind farms. But to be able to build those wind…

Unique offshore wind course launched in the north of the Netherlands

In the north of the Netherlands a unique consortium of governmental, educational and industry players have joined forces in launching an offshore wind course. The course starts in November and consists of 10 free meetings in Eemshaven, Delfzijl and Groningen, amongst others. The idea aroe from the need to resolve the growing demand in skilled personnel…

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…

BOW Terminal to build new terminal in Eemshaven

BOW Terminal, based in Vlissingen, will open a new logistical hub in the Eemshaven, in the north of the province of Groningen. BOW Terminal and Groningen Seaports will officially sign a contract for the purchase of 22 ha in total during the Offshore Energy Exhibition in Amsterdam on 23 October. The companies already signed a…

Waterstof infrastructuur Groningen krijgt vorm

Groningen Seaports zet in op verdere ontwikkeling van waterstofinfrastructuur in haar havens. Volgens het havenbedrijf bieden huidige en toekomstige offshore windparken een groot toekomstperspectief voor deze schone energiedrager. Recent hebben Groningen Seaports en Pipelife daartoe een samenwerkingsovereenkomst getekend om de infrastructuur voor het transport van groene waterstof aan te leggen in de haven van Delfzijl…

Open dag in Eemshaven

Zaterdag 26 september houden Groningen Seaports en Gemini in de Eemshaven een open dag over de offshore windactiviteiten. De haven vervult een centrale rol in de aanleg van het Gemini-windpark. Bezoekers kunnen deelnemen aan een rondleiding, die vanuit het gebouw Nijlicht aan de Schildweg begint. Per bus wordt een bezoek gebracht aan Orange Blue Terminals,…