19 October 2018

BOW Terminal takes position in Eemshaven

Additional logistic hub for BOW Terminal By signing the purchase agreement for a total of 22ha of land in Eemshaven the Flushing based company BOW Terminal […]
18 October 2018

Subsidy for substantial expansion of Contitank

New opportunities for the Groningen chemical cluster During the next few years, Contitank, a storage company for green raw materials, will be investing 17 million euros […]
15 October 2018

Work on construction of solar park Geefsweer begins

At the site of Groningen Seaports in Geefsweer – between Delfzijl and Appingedam – preparatory work has started on the construction of the Geefsweer solar park, […]
24 September 2018

New offshore wind project at Eemshaven

Senvion chooses Orange Blue Terminals for the construction of the Trianel Windpark Borkum II Orange Blue Terminals and the international wind turbine manufacturer Senvion have signed […]
7 September 2018

Scale up Photanol BV to build demonstration plant at AkzoNobel site in Delfzijl

Photanol BV, Amsterdam, has closed a substantial new financing round (€8M) to demonstrate its industrial capabilities to produce chemicals from CO2 and sunlight. The commitment of […]
6 September 2018

The Northern Netherlands aims to be Europe’s most sustainable industrial area by 2030

Call for 4-6 GW of wind farms north of the Wadden Sea The Northern Netherlands industrial cluster aims to be one of Europe’s most sustainable industrial […]
21 June 2018

Major expansion for ChemCom Industries Delfzijl

ChemCom Industries in Delfzijl is to undergo a major expansion with modern storage and loading capacity for two types of adhesive. ChemCom is thus taking on […]
19 June 2018

Record number of wind farms via Eemshaven in 2018

Eemshaven lives and breathes offshore wind. At the beginning of this year the finishing touches were put to the Nordsee One wind farm from Eemshaven. This […]
19 June 2018

Construction of heliport begins!

The construction of the heliport in Eemshaven is getting underway in mid-June. Innogy has already made a start with having the two wind turbines near the […]
31 May 2018

Groningen Seaports and Pipelife develop infrastructure for green hydrogen

Groningen Seaports is committed to the further development of hydrogen infrastructure in its ports Groningen Seaports and Pipelife have signed a cooperation agreement to build the […]
24 May 2018

Eurofiber connects Eemshaven using fully separate fiber-optic routes

Eurofiber has started construction on a new fiber-optic connection to the Eemshaven Dataport. Supplementing the existing route via Delfzijl, the route between the city of Groningen […]
17 May 2018

Groningen Seaports: leading the world as an Ecoport!

On Thursday 17 May 2018 Groningen Seaports was once again awarded the coveted EcoPorts certificate, making it the world’s first seaport to receive it for the […]
26 April 2018

EMO Ltd. delivers Eemshaven offshore service base to Merkur Offshore GmbH

After only six months under construction, the second Offshore Base for the Ems Maritime Offshore Ltd. (EMO) in Eemshaven has been completed. The building was officially […]
19 April 2018

Orange Blue Terminals in Eemshaven base for Windfarms Hohe See and Albatros

Scope includes port logistics services for 88 wind turbines needed for windfarm Hohe See and Albatros Components will be transported by barges to Orange Blue Terminal […]
17 April 2018

Dow Delfzijl celebrates 45 years of MDI production and expands substantially

On Wednesday 11 April 2018 Dow celebrated the 45th anniversary of its establishment in Delfzijl. The establishment will be devoting 2018 to celebrations and expansions. The […]
6 April 2018

Groningen Seaports to sponsor WTCA General Assembly 2018

Cas König speaker at International Trade Day in Leeuwarden on 23 April From 22 to 27 April 2018, the Netherlands will be hosting the WTCA General […]
29 March 2018

Wind farm over the Wadden Sea offers prospects for Groningen

A good opportunity for Eemshaven to strengthen its position as the offshore wind port of the Netherlands On the 26th of March the Ministry of Economic […]
23 March 2018

Preparations for building heliport infrastructure have started

The preparations for building the infrastructure for the heliport in Eemshaven have started. The contract documents for building the basic infrastructure have now been put out […]
22 March 2018

TenneT is developing electricity transport

The works for the COBRA electricity cable between Denmark and Eemshaven are going according to plan. The cables will reach Dutch soil to the north of […]
22 March 2018

Groundworks for Van Merksteijn factory in full swing

Van Merksteijn International (VMI) has recently ordered technical equipment from the Italian company Danieli for an integrated steel plant to be built in Eemshaven. This will […]
22 March 2018

COBRAcable transformers arrive at Eemshaven

The transformers were transported from the Siemens factory in Nuremberg in Germany using a special trailer and then by ship to the port of Eemshaven. Yesterday […]
15 March 2018

Google’s data center contributes EUR 800 million to Dutch economy

Extra investment of 500 million euro for data center expansion in Eemshaven The establishment of Google’s data center in Eemshaven has yielded a positive contribution to […]
27 February 2018

Hydrogen filling station opens in Delfzijl

Thursday  22 February 2018 saw another celebratory and important step towards clean and emission-free driving: The hydrogen filling station in Delfzijl opened for business. Together with […]
23 February 2018

Special hoisting operation in Eemshaven

Building of Danish Ørsted’s wind farm Borkum Riffgrund II gets underway On 21 February last a major hoisting operation took place at the heavy cargo wharf […]
20 February 2018

Placement of Merkur Offshore wind turbines underway

Installation vessel Seafox 5 in Eemshaven for the first time The construction of the Merkur Offshore wind farm is moving on to the next phase. Installation […]
15 February 2018

DHSS teaming up with General Electric/Merkur

DHSS receives contract for ships agency and port logistics services from GE Renewable Energy for Merkur Offshore Windfarm DHSS is awarded a ships agency and port […]
26 January 2018

New service provider in Delfzijl and Eemshaven

Since 15 January a new service provider has been operating in Groningen’s seaports: towage company Port Towage Groningen (PTG). This takes the number of towage companies […]
23 January 2018

Groningen Seaports cooperates with a Finnish company to survey 20 km of underwater structures

Groningen Seaports continues the cooperation with a Finnish high-technology company VRT Finland to ensure the full operational capacity and extended life-cycle of its ports, offshore wind […]
15 January 2018

Record transhipment and strong boost for employment in the region

Outstanding annual results in 2017 for Groningen Seaports The annual results of Groningen Seaports show yet another successful year. The transhipment volume of 12.4 million tonnes […]
22 December 2017

Van Merksteijn invests significantly in Eemshaven

New factory Van Merksteijn International in Eemshaven provides hundreds of jobs!! Van Merksteijn International B.V. has serious plans for the construction of a wire rod production […]
21 November 2017

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 […]
7 November 2017

New economic activity in Delfzijl and Eemshaven

Both of Groningen’s seaports are doing well. Not only because of the new companies establishing at the seaports, but above all because existing companies are hugely […]
7 November 2017

Sealane Coldstorage BV invests in new cold store and quay at Eemshaven

The logistics service provider of conditioned products Sealane Coldstorage BV is expanding its activities at Eemshaven. There will be a new cold store with a storage […]
23 October 2017

Construction of COBRA converter station in Eemshaven making progress

Progress is being made with the construction of the COBRA conversion station in Eemshaven. The contours are already clearly in sight, and the building is gradually […]
23 October 2017

EMS Maritime Offshore installs Service Base for Merkur Offshore in Eemshaven

Merkur Offshore GmbH signs contract with EMS Maritime Offshore B.V. for the construction and operation of a service base in Eemshaven, Netherlands. Ems Maritime Offshore B.V. […]
10 October 2017

DHSS and Bek & Verburg settle in at Port of Eemshaven

After opening a new Ships Agency office in March this year, DHSS presence in Port of Eemshaven is taking the next step by having a new […]
5 October 2017

The construction of a hydrogen filling station in Delfzijl is a step closer

The construction of a hydrogen filling station has started at Chemical Park Delfzijl. Groningen Seaports is building the hydrogen pipe to this hydrogen filling station. The […]
28 September 2017

Change in ownership Vopak Terminal Eemshaven

Today Whitehelm Capital and Royal Vopak announce a change in ownership in Vopak Terminal Eemshaven, a joint venture terminal in the Netherlands between Vopak and NIBC […]
1 September 2017

BioMCN to double capacity with €100 million investment

OCI N.V. (Euronext: OCI), BioMCN’s parent company, announced an estimated €100 million investment to refurbish the second methanol production line at BioMCN, located at Chemical Park […]
1 September 2017

Lagerwey tests its Climbing Crane in Eemshaven

Lagerwey is currently testing the first climbing crane in the world for the installation of wind turbines in the Eemshaven. After extensive testing on the ground, […]
18 July 2017

Avantium signs contract with AkzoNobel for pilot biorefinery in Delfzijl

Avantium, a leading chemical technology company and forerunner in renewable chemistry, locates a new pilot biorefinery at Chemie Park Delfzijl, the Netherlands. Avantium and AkzoNobel have […]
7 July 2017

Vattenfall aims for carbon-free gas power in Eemshaven

Carbon emissions to be replaced by water vapour if natural gas is switched for hydrogen. Cooperation with Statoil and Gasunie started. Vattenfall and its Dutch subsidiary […]
7 July 2017

Green electricity Sunport Delfzijl to Google data centre Eemshaven

27 Gigawatt hours of renewable energy to power data centre in Eemshaven Today, Google and Eneco announced that Google will purchase all of the green electricity […]
3 July 2017

Converter station DolWin Gamma in Eemshaven

The topside of the DolWin gamma offshore converter station entered Eemshaven 29th of June last. Under agency of Wagenborg the pontoon Nordic Giant 102 with the […]
19 May 2017

Eemshaven has the wind in its sails

Eemshaven has the wind in its sails when it comes to offshore wind. Crew tenders are constantly on the move, installation vessels dominate the horizon and […]
15 May 2017

Dutch breakthrough in the recycling of contaminated metal

The Dutch recycling company ‘Purified Metal Company’ wants to build a state-of-the-art facility in Delfzijl (The Netherlands), to recycle contaminated steel scrap into high-quality raw material […]
15 May 2017

Construction of German Merkur wind farm starts from Eemshaven

May saw the start of the construction of the German Merkur wind farm, which will be situated north-east of Schiermonnikoog or 45 km north of the […]
8 May 2017

Gemini marks a turning point in offshore wind

Gemini Offshore Wind Park Celebrates Official Grand Opening John Brace, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gemini, officially opened the massive offshore wind park today […]
2 May 2017

Eemshaven boasts the tallest wind turbine in the Netherlands

As of Wednesday the 26th of April, the tallest wind turbine in the Netherlands can be found in Eemshaven. The wind turbine has a tip height […]
21 April 2017

RIG grants subsidy for CO2 injection project BioMCN

On April 11 BioMCN received a subsidy of  € 110,000, – granted by the province of Groningen. BioMCN will invest in a new method for production […]