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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. [...]

EMO takes over Marine Coordination for EnBW OWF Hohe See and Albatros

WINDEA's shareholder company EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH ("EMO") achieved the contract award for the marine coordination for the new EnBW project "Hohe See" and "Albatros". Until and including the commissioning of the wind farm a team of experienced nautical engineers will support the team of EnBW in the coordination centre in Hamburg. Beside of ensuring the safety and the smooth operations of maritime travel at the offshore site, EMO also coordinates the radio communication and provides emergency support.

EMO performs Marine Coordination for offshore wind farm “Arkona” in the Baltic Sea

Emden, 27 May 2017; Starting July 2017, EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH (“EMO”) from Emden will support the maritime coordination during the construction phase of the offshore wind farm "Arkona" in the Baltic Sea on behalf of E.ON for the joint venture of E.ON and Statoil. A team of experienced nautical engineers will complement the E.ON team at the Hamburg site until the planned commissioning of the wind farm is completed in 2019.    

Meet WINDEA at the OFFSHORE WIND ENERGY 2017 in London!

Hamburg, 23 May 2017 Our team of experts of all offshore services offered by WINDEA will be available at the exhibition from Tuesday to Thursday. Please feel free to arrange an appointment under +49 40 7420376-0 or info@windea.de We are looking forward to discuss our wide range of services or any other relevant topics important to you.

Accommodation Solution on the Island of Borkum for Summer Campaig

Borkum, 19th May 2017. The Island of Borkum is one of the best sites to start offshore operation campaigns in the German North Sea. So it is not surprising that a lot of offshore companies make use of the short transit times and send their technicians from island to the offshore wind farms.  However Borkum is also a popular destination for holidaymakers, why the hotels and accommodation are frequently booked during summer times. In order to offer an interesting alternative for the offshore industry, EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO) provides additional accommodation facilities in the port of Borkum. From the [...]

NHC serves GeoSea’s Innovation with ad hoc flights

Emden, 17th May 2017. Northern HeliCopter GmbH is not only operating scheduled flights but is also highly professional in ad hoc services. For the regular crew changes GeoSea NV and Northern HeliCopter GmbH (NHC) signed a framework agreement for helicopter transportation to the installation vessels. Luckily the services include also ad hoc flights as was required recently: Innovation called for urgently needed spare parts. “This was the perfect “kick-off” to proof our professional and problem solving attitude within NHC”, Guido Schmitt – NHC Flight Operations Manager – states. Within few hours the necessary parts were delivered to NHC’s base at [...]