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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 [...]

WINDEA LEIBNIZ nominated ‚SHIP OF THE YEAR 2017‘

The Service Operation Vessel (SOV) of Bernhard Schulte, WINDEA LEIBNIZ, has been nominated ‚Ship of the Year 2017‘ by the maritime magazine Skipsrevyen. The winner will be announced on 30th May at the Nor-Shipping exhibition. The vessel was purpose build to meet the requirements of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and is currently working in the German wind farm Sandbank.

WINDEAcare shortlisted for Duty of Care Award 2017!

We are proud to announce, that WINDEAcare has been shortlisted in the category PARTNERSHIP for this years Duty of Care Award! The Duty of Care Award was established in 2011 by the International SOS Foundation and recognizes organizations and individuals who drive excellence in the mitigation of travel, health and security risk and contributes to effectively protect workers overseas. The winners of the Duty of Care Awards 2017 will be announced during the Gala Award Dinner on Thursday, 29 June 2017 starting at 18:30 in Berlin. To learn more about the award, visit www.dutyofcareawards.org.  

Highest support through additional qualification – German Wind Academy trains WKA employees as Electricians for Defined Activities on working platforms

Elsfleth, 21 March 2017 // After the installation of on- and offshore wind turbines the intensive precision work begins with the maintenance and repair works. The WKA Blade service GmbH has therefore specialized on the assessment, maintenance and repair of rotor blades. Almost 130 employees form altogether 42 teams, which are skilled for the worldwide assignment onshore and offshore. Safety comes first, but the assignment shall also be organized as efficient as possible and the working hours onshore and offshore shall be optimally used. Bad weather conditions, confined working space and a minimum of equipment present a challenge for the [...]

First handling of large offshore components on the Landemole Knock after improvement

Emden, 21 March 2017 // Offshore Wind Solutions (OWS) based in Emden supplies components for wind energy plants on the Rysumer Nacken After the Landemole Knock on the Rysumer Nacken was reinforced last year to make it suitable for bearing heavy loads, the first large components have now been loaded onto the landing pier. The Emden-based company “Offshore Wind Solutions” (OWS) is currently utilising the renovated Landemole and the adjacent areas belonging to AG EMS. The reason for this measure is a commission to rebuild two existing wind energy plants on the Rysumer Nacken which main components are to be [...]