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EMO celebrates a topping-out ceremony in Eemshaven

On 10th January, EMS Maritime Offshore BV (EMO) celebrated the topping-out ceremony of their second building in Eemshaven. The ground-breaking ceremony for the new Offshore Service Base at Beatrixhaven had been held in November 2017 (...)

Northern HeliCopter on rescue service in the Baltic Sea

Emden-based Northern HeliCopter GmbH (NHC for short) has secured its first order for service in the Baltic Sea. In 2018, NHC will have a rescue helicopter with pilots and medical crew based in Güttin on the island of Rügen on 24/7 call throughout the year. The client is 50Hertz Transmission (50HzT) from Berlin, who had been looking for an interim solution until completion of its EU tender.

Buss Offshore Solutions participates in WINDEA Offshore

As of 1 January 2018, the offshore wind service company WINDEA Offshore acquires with Buss Offshore Solutions GmbH & Co. KG another shareholder. In the future, the already very extensive service portfolio for the construction and operation of offshore wind farms of the WINDEA Group will be supplemented by the terminals and logistics services of the Buss Group.  The WINDEA shareholders Bernhard Schulte Offshore, EMS Maritime Offshore and SSC Wind EMEA, who founded WINDEA in May 2011 as a joint service platform for their offshore wind activities, recently reached an agreement with Buss Offshore Solutions on the details of the transaction and signed the relevant agreements.

EMO adds a catamaran to its fleet

EMO supplies a CTV for the operational phase of offshore wind farm “Nordsee One” EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO) has signed a contract with Senvion GmbH from Hamburg to provide a Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) during the operational phase of the offshore wind farm “Nordsee One.” EMO has therefore added a catamaran from the Strategic Marine shipyard from Singapore to its fleet, which was currently layed on its keel. As of April 2018, the new sister vessel of WINDEA FOUR will begin service from Norddeich for at least three years.

EMO lays the foundation for a second offshore base in Eemshaven

On 13 November 2017, the foundation for the second offshore service base of EMS Maritime Offshore BV (EMO) was laid in Eemshaven. In the future, the tenant Merkur Offshore GmbH will make use of the new facilities The general contractor for the construction work is the Dutch construction firm BV Kooi Bouwbedrijf from Appingedam / NL.

EMS Maritime Offshore installs Service Base for Merkur Offshore in Eemshaven

Ems Maritime Offshore B.V. („EMO BV“) was awarded with a contract with Merkur Offshore GmbH. The Dutch subsidiary of EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH signed a long-term contract for the construction of a warehouse with affiliated offices as well as the terminal logistics. The warehouse consists of an area of 600 m², while the modern offices have almost 500 m² which are spread over two floors. (...)

Rescue by Northern HeliCopter

Dramatical moments in the mud flat: Twice the team had to rescue vacationers from difficult situations. Due to a knee injury, one person wasn’t able to walk through the mud by herself and needed help to get back to the safe beach. The rescue team ordered a stretcher and had to pull the person to the beach 400 meters away. Just as this mission was over, another call came in: A middle-aged woman was stuck in the mud flat already for an hour, her husband and daughter were with her, but not able to help. This time, the beach was more than 500 meters away and the rescue team couldn't reach her because of the mud and the beginning flood. (...)

Northern HeliCopter Nets Wikinger Helicopter Deal

Emden, 5 October 2017 Emden-based Northern HeliCopter GmbH (NHC) has won a contract to serve Iberdrola with helicopter flights to the Wikinger project. Iberdrola, the world’s market leader in the field of production wind power and one of the most important energy supplies in the world, awarded a six year contract for flights to the Wikinger project. Wikinger will be the first offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea on NHC’s track record. NHC, market leader for air rescue services in the offshore wind sector in the German North Sea, widened its service portfolio by transport flights early 2016. Now, [...]

Senvion relies on SSC Wind employees for the project Nordsee One

Wildeshausen, 17 July 2017 SSC Wind GmbH was awarded by Senvion with the installation of in total 54 wind turbines of type Senvion 6.2M126 for the project Nordsee One. In addition to the offshore installation, SSC also carries out the onshore pre-assembly of the rotor stars and towers and the preparation of the nacelles. Since beginning of this year SSC Wind GmbH (SSC Wind) is working for the Nordsee One (N1) project and has already successfully installed more than 30 of the 54 wind turbines together with Senvion. However, the installation is only one of SSC’s multiple tasks for the [...]

WINDEAcare WINS 2017 DUTY OF CARE AWARD

WINDEAcare is the leading comprehensive medical care concept for the offshore wind industry. The idea of cooperation between several highly qualified partners from different areas has now been appreciated by an international jury. WINDEAcare was honored with this year’s Duty of Care Award in the category “Partnership”. The award presentation took place on 29 June 2017 at a gala event in Berlin. The “Global Duty of Care Awards” have been initiated by the International SOS Foundation and honour leading and innovative approaches concerning Health & Safety on a yearly basis and thus promote it to a broad audience. [...]