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    Re-use & decommissioning rapport 2019 gepresenteerd

    Op donderdag 4 juli heeft Nexstep het tweede Re-use & decommissioning rapport aangeboden aan directeur-generaal Klimaat en Energie Sandor Gaastra. Wederom zijn er stappen gemaakt. Een primeur ook nog: in 2020…

  • Navingo Career Event groot succes press release

    06-06-2019 Member news

    Navingo Career Event great success

    On the 23rd of May, the thirteenth edition of the Navingo Career Event took place at RDM Rotterdam – Onderzeebootloods. During the event, career and personal development in the maritime, offshore and energy sector took…


    05-06-2019 Member news

    Heavy lift jack-up Apollo completes refit at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque

    DEME Offshore’s newest heavy-lift jack-up Apollo has recently completed a one-month conversion project at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu). This complex contract involved the installation of a moon pool on the main deck. The technical demands…

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    Embracing the energy transition – From our Backyard to the North Sea?

    The next Oil & Gas Reinvented Community event is here! Your exclusive invitation to the next Oil & Gas Reinvented Community event. After the success of our last event, we now bring you:…

  • E-type Ampelmann press release Norway

    04-06-2019 Member news

    Ampelmann enters Norway with first Walk to Work contract

    Dutch offshore service provider Ampelmann has secured a contract with DeepOcean to support the hook-up and commissioning of the Valhall Flank West (VFW) project, operated by Aker BP. An E-type system will support the Normand…

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    04-06-2019 IRO news

    IRO not available by phone

    Currently we are experiencing a technical problem with our phone system. Therefore, we can’t be reached by phone, if you have any queries you can contact us by e-mail. Sorry for the inconvenience.

  • 03-06-2019 Member news

    DGI Doedijns will relocate to Zoetermeer

    DGI Doedijns, located in Waddinxveen, is moving to a new location in Zoetermeer. Together with sister company DGI Sypack, which already is located in Zoetermeer, it will enter a new premises in the Dutch Innovation…

  • 29-05-2019 IRO news

    IRO office closed on 30 May & 31 May

    Due to Ascension Day the IRO office will be closed on Thursday 30 May and Friday 31 May. We’re back in the office on Monday 3 June. Have a sunny weekend!…

  • 28-05-2019

    Aanbieding toegang Winddays voor IRO leden

    Op 12 en 13 juni 2019 organiseren NWEA en TKI Wind op Zee wederom de WindDays. Dit jaarlijks terugkerende evenement, dat bestaat uit een conferentie en een beurs in het WTC Rotterdam, verbindt belanghebbenden…

  • 28-05-2019

    Call for proposals Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge

    Vanuit InnovatieLink & Offshore Wind Innovators Community organiseren we de 2de editie van de internationale Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge. Hiervoor zijn wij op zoek naar aanmeldingen. Het doel van de Innovatie…

  • 27-05-2019 IRO news

    Maritieme sector pleit voor realistische transitie van fossiel naar duurzaam

    Minister Kaag van Buitenlandse Handel en Ontwikkelingssamenwerking is van plan om per 2020 de financiering en overheidsinstrumenten ter ondersteuning van fossiele brandstofprojecten uit te faseren. Dit is volgens de maritieme sector niet realistisch. Lees…

  • 27-05-2019 Member news

    Subsea 7 and Royal IHC launch reel-lay vessel SEVEN VEGA

    On Saturday 25 May 2019, Subsea 7 and Royal IHC successfully launched the fully integrated reel-lay vessel SEVEN VEGA. The ceremony took place at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands, and…

  • 27-05-2019 IRO news

    Christening Acta Centaurus in Den Helder

    Wednesday May 22nd, the third Walk to Work Construction Support Vessel of Acta Marine was named Acta Centaurus. Sander Vergroesen, IRO director, was present at the festive ceremony which took place in Den Helder.  …

  • 27-05-2019 Member news

    Damen and Hanson sign contract on new dredger vessel

    On 10 May 2019, Damen Shipyards Group and Hanson Aggregates Marine signed a contract for construction of a Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 vessel. The ship will be used to extract aggregates offshore up to…

  • 27-05-2019 Member news

    Royal IHC launches mining cutter dredger JULIA for Kenmare Resources

    On Monday 20 May, Royal IHC launched a mining cutter suction dredger (CSD) for Kenmare Resources plc. During the naming ceremony, held today at its shipyard in Kinderdijk, the vessel was named JULIA. The…

  • 24-05-2019

    Navingo Career Event offered a sea of innovation and experiences

    What is it like to work in an innovative sector? That’s something you have to experience yourself. And that is exactly what happened on Thursday the 23rd of May during the thirteenth edition of the…

  • 24-05-2019 Member news

    Bokalift 1 makes grand entrance

    Boskalis’ crane vessel Bokalift 1 is currently demonstrating its unique capabilities by transporting and installing five giant jacket foundations in one go. With its 3,000-ton revolving crane, a 7,000 m2 unobstructed deck, DP2 and anti-heeling…

  • 23-05-2019 Member news

    OCTOMAR Serviços Marítimos takes delivery of Damen Fast Crew Supplier 2206

    Independent Angolan diving services company OCTOMAR Serviços Marítimos Limitada has taken delivery of its first vessel from the Damen Shipyards Group; a Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2206. The vessel was selected for its ability to…

  • 22-05-2019 Member news

    Royal IHC signs contract with Port Authority of Douala

    Royal IHC has signed a contract with Cameroon’s Port Authority of Douala (PAD) for the delivery of an IHC Beaver® 50 cutter suction dredger and Delta Multi Craft 1450 work boat. An important aspect of…

  • 22-05-2019 Member news

    Kenz Figee increases footprint in the Middle East

    Kenz Figee has opened new branch office in Abu Dhabi UAE Kenz Figee, world’s leading supplier in the design, production and maintenance of innovative lifting- and hoisting solutions for the offshore- and harbor industries, recently…

  • 22-05-2019 Member news

    WCM summer school 2019

    Deze zomer organiseert World Class Maintenance de achtste WCM Summer School op het gebied van Maintenance Management & Engineering volgens de nieuwste inzichten in maintenance. Voor Young professionals WCM zoekt Young professionals met een…

  • 21-05-2019

    Kansen verkennen in Latijns Amerika? Laat IRP Rotterdam u helpen!

    Het International Research Project Rotterdam is een non-profit internationaal consultancy project verbonden aan de Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam. Voor dit project verrichten 20 masterstudenten in Latijns Amerika bedrijfsspecifiek onderzoek voor organisaties met een uitdaging of vraagstuk in deze buitenlandse…

  • 21-05-2019

    OTC 2019: Focus on the future

    From 6 May to 9 May 2019, offshore energy professionals from all over the world gathered in Houston, USA, at the annual conference and exhibition Offshore Technology Conference (OTC). This year almost 60,000 attendees from…

  • 21-05-2019 Member news

    Neptune Marine adds a new multi-purpose pontoon to its charter fleet

    Leading Dutch shipbuilder and charter fleet operator Neptune Marine has added a new pontoon to its already extensive fleet. Built by Neptune Marine, the NP 459 is a versatile, multi-purpose pontoon 82.5 metres in length…

  • 17-05-2019 Member news

    Damen and De Beers Marine Namibia formalise new relationship, with Mangalia yard centre stage

    On 15 May 2019, Damen Shipyards Group and De Beers Marine Namibia (Pty) Ltd participated in a special steel cutting ceremony to mark the beginning of construction on a new offshore vessel. In February 2019,…

  • 17-05-2019 Member news

    DEME Offshore awarded major Hornsea Two contract for foundation and turbine installation

    DEME Offshore has been awarded a major contract for the transport and installation of 165 foundations at Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK. Additionally, DEME Offshore secured the contract for the transport…

  • 16-05-2019 Member news

    Liftwerkx launches GenHookTM up-tower crane system – Designed and built by Kenz Figee

    LiftWerx, a specialist in alternative lifting solutions for wind turbine corrective repairs, in close co-operation with Kenz Figee and Eager.one, has developed the world’s most cost effective, versatile, and environmentally-friendly up-tower crane for the wind…

  • 15-05-2019 Member news

    Compressor Systems Holland delivered a skid mounted biogas compressor installation

    Compressor Systems Holland delivered a biogas compressor installation including heat recovery system for a project in the Netherlands. This installation, including control and gas treatment, is completely skid mounted. The compressor is used to compress…

  • 15-05-2019 Member news

    Damen Shipyards Group opens new engineering centre in Helsinki

    Damen has established a presence in Finland for the first time. The Helsinki office has been set up to take advantage of the depth of engineering expertise that exists in the country following the group’s…

  • 14-05-2019

    ‘Gas is nog geen verleden tijd’ – BNR in gesprek met Jo Peters van NOGEPA

    Luister hier de Podcast van BNR waarin Jo Peters, Secretaris-Generaal van NOGEPA, een genuanceerd beeld geeft van gasproductie in de komende jaren in relatie tot CO2 reductie.