CIRCULAR

4 June 2015

Waste-to-chemicals consortium boosted by new partners

A major Dutch initiative designed to investigate how waste can be used as a raw material to produce chemicals has more than doubled in size since […]
4 March 2016

Groningen Seaports supports international green deal

Recyclable plastic and materials like aluminium and lead which remain after the incineration of waste, far too often end up as waste. They are difficult to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
4 December 2019

Groningen Seaports and The Planet Calls launch European partnership to combat ocean plastics

Groningen Seaports goes for long-term partnerships to bring an end to the growth in plastic soup in our oceans Dublin, Delfzijl, 4 december 2019 Groningen Seaports […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 – […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]