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 […]
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, […]