Associated Partners in DecomTools
abh Ingenieur-Technik GmbH
The abh INGENIEUR-TECHNIK GmbH is an owner-operated medium-sized engineering company based in the port city of Emden, Northern Germany. It has a team of 25 engineers, designers and computer scientists as well as a competent international network with further engineering offices, consulting firms, shipyards, shipping companies and research institutes. As an independent engineering office, abh INGENIEUR-TECHNIK has already developed and realized more than 250 ships. Their designs are an individual solution tailored to the clients’ requirements. They have a firm and reliable position on the national and international market as an innovative trendsetter. Based on the experience gained from various offshore wind farm projects, abh INGENIEUR-TECHNIK is pursuing developments to optimize logistics and installation processes through innovative vehicle and equipment concepts. The focus is particularly on the foundation process for offshore wind turbines. Another focus is on the development of an operations base for operating & maintenance in offshore wind farms with the aim of achieving a broad spectrum of use with high operational capability.
CAPE Holland manufactures, sells and offers a rental fleet of piling equipment to the onshore and offshore markets worldwide. Driven by their continuously developing designs and engineering expertise, CAPE Holland finds the best solutions for every customer in de the onshore and offshore market sectors. They are able to offer a complete in-house service package which includes 3D design, engineering, testing, manufacturing, assembly, project management, support and assistance. The offshore capabilities of CAPE Holland are offshore wind projects, offshore oil & gas projects, customized foundation solutions and rental of vibro and impact hammers.
DSV Air & Sea
Whether air or sea freight: through its efficient and worldwide DSV Air & Sea network, they handle thousands of shipments for their customers all over the world every day. DSV Air & Sea offers transport and logistics services in sea and airfreight for import and export, regular and speedy consolidation, as well as future-oriented warehouse handling and distribution concepts. As a specialist for projects, DSV Air & Sea organizes complete door-to-door project transports and in automotive logistics, DSV has been a competent partner for integrated logistics solutions for more than 20 years. Years of experience in the renewable energy sector enable them to carry out comprehensive on- and offshore wind farm projects. They offer complete solutions that include the transportation of entire wind farms as well as logistics that ensure wind turbine components and spare parts are available as needed.
Economic Board Groningen
The Economic Board Groningen gives new impulse to the economy in the province of Groningen. EBG wants to ensure more activity and more jobs in the area. Entrepreneurs can turn to them for funding, advice and help in setting up in Groningen’s area. They offer future-oriented teaching packages for the education sector and help promising sectors like construction, 5G, ICT, tourism and green chemistry & energy to grow further. Their mission is to contribute to the growth of sustainable employment, economic activity and gross regional product development. EBG gives others the opportunity to develop and realize their plans. Economic growth must be sustainable; a future-proof strengthening of economic, social and environmental capital.
Backed by a global legacy of ultra-reliable quality and superior precision, Enerpac offers the industry with a wide range of advanced industrial tools and services that first and foremost ensure that their customers operate safely and productively every day. Over the decades, they have developed an unparalleled range of hydraulic tools for thousands of applications, in virtually every industry. Enerpac products are available worldwide through a network of 1,400 distributor partners. With 28 facilities in 22 countries, they are capable of providing the technical support and the hydraulic expertise needed to support the servicing of standard products, design custom products for unique applications and develop solutions to move some of the largest structures on earth.
Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany
The BSH is a higher federal authority within the portfolio of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI). It is the public institution for maritime tasks. This concerns tasks such as averting dangers at sea, issuing official nautical charts and surveying tasks in the North Sea and Baltic Sea, as well as forecasting tides, water levels and storm surges. In addition, the BSH is responsible for the surveying of ships, flag law, the testing and approval of navigation and radio equipment and the issue of certificates for seafarers. With regard to construction projects in the North and Baltic Seas, the BSH is responsible for spatial planning and for the testing and approval of power generation systems (offshore wind turbines), cables and other systems within the scope of federal responsibility. Within the scope of their legal mandate, they concentrate on safety and environmental protection and represent German interests in Europe and internationally.
Horizon GmbH has been registered in City of Essen as one of the top class professional German company, with the aim to provide high quality services to onshore and offshore oil & gas, marine infrastructure development sectors, port and shipping organization, energy sector & agriculture industry with proven technology, cost effective and innovative solutions. Horizon GmbH and the partners developed an enviable track record of executing complex projects successfully across geospatial engineering. Horizon GmbH specializes in undertaking various kinds of photogrammetry & remote sensing, geophysical surveys, positioning, geotechnical soil investigation, subsea services, ROV services, construction support services, vessel/rig management and marine construction projects.
Hydratight pioneered the establishment of a Joint Integrity Assurance offering that combines services such as bolting, machining and flange data management to deliver leak-free start-up and operation at client facilities through integrity management of bolted joints. Today, Hydratight has added Process and Pipeline Services to the legacy Joint Integrity Assurance offering to deliver industry leading process and pipeline cleaning, testing, verification, and integrity management services. The integrated services platform coupled with a thorough understanding of client’s facilities and their needs enables Hydratight to deliver safe and efficient plant start-ups, maintenance and shutdown programs every time, no matter how complex the process.
MÜLLER OPLADEN is a tradition-steeped German mechanical engineering company that can look back on an almost century-long history since its founding in 1918. Today, the company is run by a family member in the third generation MÜLLER OPLADEN supplies innovative and forward-looking solutions for production and processes. They produce 3D profile cutting machines for round pipes, square & rectangular pipes and beams as well as mechanized welding systems for the toughest requirements in the metalworking industry. The machines are employed in all segments of thermal cutting and welding and represent the first and the most important stage in a modern production process. The high quality of workmanship and the many years of experience of their staff are an assurance of integrated solutions for complex cutting and welding tasks – worldwide. In collaboration with their customers, their engineers are constantly developing new solutions. Thanks to extensive experience in the fields of CAD, software programming, developing electronic control systems, isometric projection and application-oriented cutting and welding processes, they can ensure that their technologies are always state-of-the-art.
Scottish Enterprise is Scotland's national economic development agency and a non-departmental public body of the Scottish Government. To deliver a significant, lasting effect on the Scottish economy, they work with partners in the public and private sectors to find and exploit the best opportunities. In recent years, they have focused on securing a reputation as a location of choice for significant inward investment, supporting growing exports in lucrative overseas markets, and helping build home-grown success in areas such as robotics and informatics. They support thousands of companies the length and breadth of the country, helping catalyze the changes in the economy that will have a long-term positive impact on Scotland's business competitiveness around the world. In doing so, they create significantly more, better jobs, helping people fulfil their potential.
Stena Recycling aims to find the most resource-efficient way to get the most value from industrial waste and increase the proportion that can be used as new raw material. They are involved early in the value chain in order to find optimal solutions and, thereby, increase customer profitability. Stena Recycling is a part of Swedish-based Stena Metall Group with six business areas and operations at around 200 locations in nine countries. Net sales for the group total the last fiscal year was MSEK 23 658. Each year, six million tons of waste and end-of-life products are recycled and refined, and customers are supplied with many essential raw materials, steel products and marine fuels. Through research and development, Stena Metall is working to meet the challenges of the future with new, sustainable solutions. Stena Metall’s 3 500 employees closely collaborate with partners and customers in creating value, both from the business perspective, as well as for the environment and society.
The Wärtsilä Corporation is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Wärtsilä focuses on the marine and energy markets with products and solutions as well as services for the shipping and power generation markets. They help their customers achieve improved performance to their vessels and power plants. With headquarters in Helsinki, Finland, Wartsila spans across 200 locations in 80 countries around the world, with approximately 18,000 employees. Wärtsilä has three businesses: Marine Solutions, Energy Solutions and Services. These are all united by our purpose: enabling sustainable societies with SMART technology.
IX Wind is part of IX Renewables and has been supporting clients in all life stages of an onshore wind plant since 2004 and offshore wind since 2006. IX excels in bridging the gap between technical, commercial, and legal worlds. As owner’s and bank’s engineer, the company's services include contract management, risk assessment, and O&M strategies, for which the inhouse optimisation tool SOMOS7 is utilised. By identifying key risks, optimising OPEX versus power production, and presenting more accurate cash flow projections, risks are minimalised, and profits increased.
As techno-economic advisor and consulting engineers, IX ensures the client’s capability to make well-informed decisions, for example, through its due diligence and procurement services. Since 2020, IX also has also taken full responsibility for decommissioning and repowering of wind power plants too. With an adaptive attitude and holistic approach, IX has key clients in Europe and Asia.