Belgian offshore wind, oil and gas, marine, dredging and environmental group DEME has formed a new unit that brings together its growing portfolio of offshore assets and experience
Belgian offshore wind, oil and gas, marine, dredging and environmental group DEME has formed a new unit that brings together its growing portfolio of offshore assets and experience.
In a statement, the company said, “Over the past decade DEME group companies GeoSea, Tideway, A2Sea and EverSea have experienced strong growth in a fast-evolving offshore energy market. Today we are taking a new step in our ambition to provide the most comprehensive offering of solutions, services and equipment to our oil, gas and renewable energy customers.
“The activities of GeoSea, Tideway, A2Sea and EverSea are being integrated into DEME Offshore. By integrating all of our offshore activity, expertise and capability into a more agile organisation, we will be able to fulfil the future requirements of our customers even more rigorously.
“For our renewables customers, DEME Offshore provides flexible and tailored solutions, including foundation/turbine transport and installation, cable installation and operations and maintenance activity up to full engineering, procurement, construction and installation contracts.”
Hugo Bouvy has been appointed managing director of DEME Offshore and Bart De Poorter will assume the role of general manager of renewable activities at DEME Offshore.
For offshore oil and gas other offshore customers, DEME Offshore’s services include landfalls and offshore civil works, rock placement, heavy-lift, subsea construction, umbilical laying and installing and decommissioning offshore platforms. Lucas Bols has been appointed as general manager for offshore oil and gas and other offshore related activity.
DEME chief executive Luc Vandenbulcke said, “We see the transformation of the energy market as a great opportunity. By joining forces and expertise, combined with our fleet, we are confident that DEME Offshore will be in a unique position to help our customers achieve their aspirations in the offshore oil, gas and renewable energy sector.”
DEME Group has 5,200 employees worldwide and achieved a turnover of €2.37Bn (US$2.69Bn) in 2017.