18 January 2023

Today, representatives of six leading wind ports shook hands on handling Europe’s offshore wind challenge together

Even though they are usually competitors, representatives of the six largest wind ports in Europe shook hands and signed a declaration today at Port Esbjerg in […]
16 January 2023

Groningen Seaports closes a memorable year with a forecast profit of 17.5 million euros

Groningen Seaports has brought 2022 to a successful conclusion. It was announced at the New Year’s reception that the port authority expects a profit of 17.5 […]
24 November 2022

Chemport Innovation Center officially opened: scaling up start-ups can begin

On the Wednesday afternoon of 23 November, Member of Groningen’s Provincial Executive IJzebrand Rijzebol conducted the celebratory opening of the Chemport Innovation Center (CIC). The first […]
21 November 2022

Royal HaskoningDHV supports Groningen Seaports to safeguard moored vessels in storms

Groningen Seaports, the economic operator, developer and authority for the port of Delfzijl and Eemshaven in the Netherlands, will activate Royal HaskoningDHV’s innovative Smart Mooring software. […]
9 November 2022

Construction of Avantium in full swing

The construction of Avantium’s FDCA factory at Heveskes industrial estate in Delfzijl is in full swing, and the contours of the plant are becoming increasingly visible. […]
7 November 2022

Site BTE readied for next wind farm

Buss Terminal Eemshaven is usually all about parts coming and going for offshore wind turbines, and the terminal bustles with activity. The installation of the Kaskasi […]
7 November 2022

Construction of Twentsche Kabelfabriek (TKF) begins

At the Beatrixhaven site, B.V. Twentsche Kabelfabriek (TKF) of Haaksbergen has started the construction of a new cable factory, complementing existing production facilities in Haaksbergen and […]
7 November 2022

LNG terminal fully operational

Gasunie subsidiary EemsEnergyTerminal’s floating LNG terminal at Eemshaven, used for landing and storing liquefied natural gas, has been fully operational since mid-September. On Thursday afternoon, 8 […]
27 September 2022

Unique port collaboration to help solve capacity issues for European offshore wind

The Esbjerg Declaration sets the stage for a markedly faster buildout of offshore wind capacity in Europe. The initiative puts great pressure on ports, which are […]
15 September 2022

Holland Circular Hotspot signs partnership with Chemport Europe and Groningen Seaports

Joining forces to expand green chemistry solutions and share knowledge on innovation hubs. and circular transition Holland Circular Hotspot and Chemport Europe – Groningen Seaports (GSP) […]
9 September 2022

First natural gas available from new floating LNG terminal in Eemshaven in mid-September

On Thursday 8 September, in the presence of Minister Rob Jetten (Climate and Energy), Prime Minister Petr Fiala of the Czech Republic, the Executive Board of […]
20 April 2022

Avantium celebrates the First Piling Ceremony for its FDCA Flagship Plant

Avantium N.V., a leading technology company in renewable chemistry, today celebrated the First Piling Ceremony for its FDCA Flagship Plant at the Chemie Park Delfzijl site […]
11 April 2022

Minister Jetten receives first certificate for green hydrogen from hydrogen exchange initiative HyXchange

Today, Monday April 11, Rob Jetten, Dutch Minister of Climate and Energy, received the first certificate for green hydrogen during a visit to North Sea Port […]
1 April 2022

Avantium reaches Financial Close and starts construction FDCA Flagship Plant

Avantium N.V., a leading technology company in renewable chemistry, announces that it has reached Financial Close for the construction of its FDCA Flagship Plant in Delfzijl, […]
31 March 2022

NortH2 welcomes Eneco and OCI as collaborative partners

As part of its One Planet strategy, the energy company Eneco has decided to join NortH2 as an investment partner. Eneco is aiming to play a […]
21 March 2022

Groningen Seaports invests €43.7 million in Oosterhorn-Zuid

Groningen Seaports is investing €43.7 million in the Oosterhorn-Zuid industrial site in Delfzijl. The general management made this decision on Friday 18 March. The area already […]
7 March 2022

International circular plastic pilots at Bek & Verburg

Bek & Verburg, a maritime, port-oriented environmental service provider, recently made space for two circular initiatives on its two-hectare site in Eemshaven. Bek & Verburg houses […]
15 February 2022

Eemshaven the world’s first in wind turbine recycling

What should be done with all those wind turbine blades that will be written off over the coming years? Recycling has hardly seemed an option – […]
31 January 2022

RelyOn Nutec to further its play in the energy transition with a new training centre in Eemshaven

RelyOn Nutec is due to open a new training centre in Eemshaven in early 2023, to meet the increasing demand from the onshore and offshore wind […]
17 January 2022

Annual figures for 2021: Groningen Seaports forecasts a profit of 5.5 million euros

Groningen Seaports looks back on 2021 with satisfaction. The still prevalent coronavirus made it a special year, but fortunately this had little impact on developments in […]
16 December 2021

Nobian and GIG join forces to launch leading green hydrogen company HyCC

Nobian, with an establishment in Delfzijl, and Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) are joining forces to form a leading industrial green hydrogen player, the Hydrogen Chemistry […]
10 December 2021

Avantium takes a positive Final Investment Decision on the construction of its plant in Delfzijl

Avantium N.V., a leading technology company in renewable chemistry, announces that it has taken a positive Final Investment Decision (FID) on the construction of its FDCA […]
10 December 2021

EDC to build a large business complex in Eemshaven

Next year will see the arrival of a large business complex in Eemshaven. Eemshaven Distribution Center has purchased a plot of over 12 hectares (approx. 24 […]
18 November 2021

Groningen Seaports participates in two wind farms

Groningen Seaports NV stimulates the development of locally generated green electricity by participating in two wind farms near the port of Delfzijl. Groningen Seaports NV has […]
25 October 2021

Groningen Seaports, Vopak and Whitehelm join forces to open 25 MW solar park in Eemshaven

Today is the opening of the Vopak Solar Park Eemshaven in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands. The new solar park has a capacity of […]
20 October 2021

Buss Terminal Eemshaven completes foundation handling for project “Hornsea Two”

Buss Terminal Eemshaven served as base port. 165 turbines, around 89km off Yorkshire Coast (North Sea), 1.4 GW capacity. Handling of 165 Monopiles and Transition Pieces […]
23 September 2021

Eemshaven awarded as Base Harbour for the Wind Project Hollandse Kust Noord

Buss Terminal in Eemshaven has been awarded with another project contract: Starting in October 2022 Eemshaven is going to serve as base port for pre-assembly and […]
14 September 2021

First ship at new quay of J. Wildeman Storage & Logistics

J. Wildeman Storage & Logistics, specialising in the storage of hazardous goods and associated logistics services, has expanded its location at Farmsumerpoort business park with its […]
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 […]