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21 May 2021

WIND, one of the leading companies of OWIC, officially opened a new cable storage facility in Eemshaven

WIND, one of the leading companies of OWIC (Offshore Wind Innovation Centre), officially opened a new cable storage facility in Eemshaven. The facility provides ample open […]
13 April 2021

Energy transition and market opportunities call for expansion of Eemshaven

Groningen Seaports wholeheartedly supports the plans of the Province of Groningen and the Municipality of Het Hogeland to expand Eemshaven and to start work on the […]
18 January 2021

Annual figures for 2020: A good year for Groningen Seaports, despite the crises 

Despite the corona and nitrogen crises, the annual figures of Groningen Seaports developed well in 2020. Excellent results were achieved in this special year when it […]
16 December 2020

Furniture from ships’ waste adorns Google Eemshaven’s office

This year, Eemshaven and Delfzijl established a notable collaborative effort in the sustainable reuse of waste plastic. The multinationals Bek & Verburg, Impact Recycling and Dunia […]
7 December 2020

NortH2 welcomes new international partners RWE and Equinor

Following the launch of the NortH2 project on 27 February 2020, Gasunie, Groningen Seaports and Shell Nederland welcome two new partners, RWE and Equinor to the […]
30 October 2020

The Netherlands – Hydrogen Land: Investment plan worth 9 billion euros should ensure a leading position in Europe

Groningen, The Netherlands 30 October 2020 – Today, businesses and government bodies in the Northern Netherlands will present their investment plan for hydrogen in their region […]
30 September 2020

Hydrogen exchange offers opportunities for a Hydrogen market

A hydrogen exchange, along the lines of the electricity and gas exchanges, could act as a catalyst for a market for climate-neutral hydrogen. It could also […]
23 September 2020

Pilot project mechanical net recycling in Eemshaven

Bek & Verburg, Groningen Seaports and Impact Recycling are joining forces to recycle net materials using the innovative BOSS technique. This Green Deal Pilot project will […]
8 September 2020

Successful project start for Buss on the largest offshore wind farm in the world

The first six transition pieces for Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm have arrived from Great Britain at the Buss Terminal in Eemshaven. The wind farm […]
10 July 2020

Groningen Seaports makes substantial investment in Heveskes industrial site

Groningen Seaports is to invest over €25 million to make the Heveskes industrial site, located between Chemie Park Delfzijl and the Aldel aluminium plant, suitable for […]
29 June 2020

Seafarers Mission Eemshaven will open its doors again on July 3

The Seafarers Mission in Eemshaven will open its doors to all seafarers after being forced to close due to the corona crisis, starting Friday the 3rd […]
24 June 2020

Dutch Seaports win International Award for Sustainability

The Dutch seaports of Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Terneuzen/Vlissingen, Moerdijk, and Groningen (Delfzijl/Eemshaven) have jointly won the ‘World Ports Sustainability Award’. They received the award for a joint […]
23 June 2020

Aldel boosts green credentials with solar power agreement

Netherlands-based aluminium producer, Aldel, is to partner with solar park operator Ecorus in a new initiative which is seeking to accelerate the development of solar power […]
11 June 2020

QTS Expands Partnership with Duocast in Eemshaven and Groningen

QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), a leading provider of software-defined and mega scale data center solutions, today announced that Duocast, a Dutch internet service provider, has […]
4 June 2020

Wind project Eemshaven taken over by Pondera and Rebel

Today (June 4) Pondera and Rebel announced that they will take over the wind project at the breakwaters in the Eemshaven from YARD ENERGY. YARD developed […]
26 May 2020

Northern Netherlands industry ten years ahead of the Paris Agreement

The contribution of Dutch industry, including that in the Northern Netherlands, from Emmen to Eemshaven, is essential to meeting the Dutch carbon emission targets in 2030 […]
18 May 2020

Aldel secures key offtake agreement with Glencore

Netherlands-based aluminium producer, Aldel, has secured a commitment from Glencore, one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies, to purchase up to 180,000 tonnes […]
14 May 2020

Buss completes major port logistics project for Trianel wind farm Borkum II

This week the installation ship Blue Tern left the terminal in Eemshaven for the last time to erect the remaining two towers in the Trianel wind […]
13 May 2020

New company S4 GroNext in Eemshaven processing plastic waste into sustainable gas

S4 GroNext has been awarded a 2.8 million grant to invest in production facilities for a new factory in Eemshaven. The new company will be processing […]
6 April 2020

Demobilisation project at Beatrixhaven heavy load quay

The heavy cargo vessel Korex SPB No. 2 moored in Beatrixhaven for demobilisation work on 29 March. This imposing vessel with a length of 152.50 and […]
27 February 2020

Europe’s largest green hydrogen project starts in Groningen

A consortium of Gasunie, Groningen Seaports and Shell Nederland has launched ambitious NortH2 green hydrogen project NortH2 vision: • Energy from source to customer – from […]
18 February 2020

Groningen Seaports welcomes Irish ambassador

The Irish ambassador Kevin Kelly paid an introductory visit to Groningen Seaports on Tuesday 18 February. Mr Kelly was shown around Eemshaven and introduced to the […]
13 February 2020

EMS Maritime Offshore and Shell Aviation sign long-term supply contract for Heliport Eemshaven

EMS Maritime Offshore operates the Heliport Eemshaven. Now another important milestone has been reached. A supplier contract with Shell Aviation for the future delivery of JET-A1 […]
24 January 2020

Hydrogen plant Delfzijl is a step closer

Nouryon and Gasunie win EU backing for pioneering green hydrogen project A consortium comprising Nouryon, Gasunie and four other partners will receive an €11-million European grant […]
10 January 2020

Annual figures 2019: Groningen Seaports continues to work towards growth in the ports despite the nitrogen crisis

The annual figures of Groningen Seaports show yet another good year with a throughput of almost 13 million tonnes and with 6.4 hectares of land being […]
9 January 2020

CFK Recycling from Germany wins the Sustainable Industry Challenge 2020

CFK Recycling offers greatest impact on the region with its carbon-fibre recycling technology After an exciting final battle in the boxing ring, the jury proclaimed CFK […]
19 December 2019

Economic Board Groningen welcomes 40 top companies to an exciting Sustainable Industry Challenge final

Following an intensive selection procedure, a couple of industrial companies, the challenge setters, together with the initiator Economic Board Groningen, selected 40 innovative companies (scale-ups) from […]
22 November 2019

Worldwide interest to increase sustainability in the chemicals/energy sector of Noord-Groningen

More than 200 companies from as far away as America, Hong Kong and Israel, have entered their solutions for the Sustainable Industry Challenge, Chemport Europe edition, […]
31 October 2019

International Workshop of the North Sea Ports

Knowledge transfer for the topic: sediment management between ports, industry, and environmental research The tidal currents keep the sea floor in perpetual motion. These currents cause […]
7 October 2019

Looking for scale-ups to innovate the chemical and energy industry in Northern Netherlands

A major international challenge to find tangible solutions Economic Board Groningen (EBG) is organising an international pitch event, called the Sustainable Industry Challenge – Chemport Europe […]
17 September 2019

Long-term cooperation for a carbon neutral future

Groningen Seaports, Port of Amsterdam and Port of Den Helder launch Hydroports The ports of Amsterdam, Den Helder and Groningen are entering into a hydrogen partnership […]
16 September 2019

First helicopter flight for Heliport Eemshaven

Minister Wiebes conducted opening ceremony on 13 September EEMSHAVEN – The official opening of the heliport in the Eemshaven took place on Friday 13 September. Minister […]
6 September 2019

Eemshaven as home port for brand new O&M vessel Deutsche Bucht

SOV Esvagt Albert Betz christened for MHI Vestas in Beatrixhaven Wednesday 4 September saw the launching ceremony of the brand new maintenance vessel for MHI Vestas, […]
16 July 2019

Kick-off for 700 MW of new wind farms ‘North of the Wadden’

Geophysical survey for new wind energy area North of the Wadden Sea The Swedish company MMT is to carry out a geophysical survey during the coming […]
25 June 2019

Google expands again in Eemshaven

Google is once again expanding its data centre in Eemshaven with an investment of 500 million euros. The announcement comes just as the piles for the […]
29 May 2019

Firms reduce emissions at Chemical Park Delfzijl through increased use of sustainable steam

Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) and other firms based at Chemical Park Delfzijl in the Netherlands will save up to 100,000 tons of CO2 emissions per […]
28 May 2019

SkyNRG builds Europe’s first sustainable kerosene plant in Delfzijl

Dutch company SkyNRG, world market leader in sustainable fuel for aviation, together with its partners KLM, SHV Energy and Schiphol, today announced the first sustainable kerosene […]
27 May 2019

KLM, SkyNRG and SHV Energy announce project first European plant for sustainable aviation fuel

Unique production facility will be developed in Delfzijl Amstelveen, 27 May 2019 – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has committed itself for a 10-year period to the […]
17 May 2019

New fibre-optic connection improves Eemshaven’s position for data centres

Eurofiber has completed its second fibre-optic connection between the city of Groningen and Eemshaven. The establishment of this connection has further improved the connectivity of Dataport […]
10 May 2019

Start-ups Dronequest and Cursor Asset Management move to Eemshaven

Start-ups Dronequest and Cursor Asset Management have chosen to set up shop in Eemshaven. The start-ups will take their place in the Nijlicht office complex, where […]
8 April 2019

Construction of innovative steel recycling plant PMC underway in Delfzijl

Purified Metal Company (PMC) recently started the construction of its circular steel plant in Delfzijl. The factory will process up to 150,000 tons of contaminated steel […]
28 March 2019

Vopak Terminal Eemshaven wins Global Tank Storage Award

Groningen Seaports congratulates Vopak Terminal Eemshaven for winning the Global Tank Storage Award in the category ‘Biggest Commitment to Environmental Protection.’ In February this year, Groningen […]
22 March 2019

Eemshaven, backdrop for large, special ships

Big, bigger, biggest in Julianahaven On the Thursday morning of 21 March two mammoth ships moored in Eemshaven. The cruise ship ‘Spectrum of the Seas’, with […]
19 March 2019

Striking IT artwork unveiled on roundabout near Google

On and near the roundabout on the N33 near Google in Eemshaven there is now a striking artwork in the form of a large IT plug. […]
6 March 2019

O&M base wind farm Deutsche Bucht in Eemshaven

MHI Vestas establishes O&M-base at DHSS Facility in Beatrixhaven MHI Vestas will use the offshore service hub in Eemshaven as the base for its turbine commissioning […]
28 February 2019

Northern Netherlands presents investment agenda for large-scale emission-free hydrogen

Companies and governments in the Northern Netherlands plan to invest 2.8 billion euros in emission-free hydrogen over the next 12 years. Today they are offering the […]
13 February 2019

Plans for a large solar park in Eemshaven, the Netherlands

Whitehelm Capital, Groningen Seaports and Royal Vopak today announce their intention to jointly invest in a 27 MW solar park. The solar photovoltaic field will be […]
8 February 2019

TenneT backs up Eemshaven electricity grid with new high-voltage substation

With an installed capacity of approximately 8,000 MW, Eemshaven is a major energy port, and the expected increase in sustainably produced electricity from offshore wind farms […]
28 January 2019

Restart total aluminium production Aldel Delfzijl

Aldel reopens potline one, six years after it was closed Aldel located in Delfzijl is very pleased to announce the reopening of potline one today following […]
11 January 2019

Annual figures: Groningen Seaports is continuing to achieve growth in its ports

New construction site in 2019 The annual figures of Groningen Seaports show another successful year. The transhipment volume of 13.7 million tonnes in the seaports is […]