Seaway Heavy Lifting signed a contract with Rhenus Logistics to rent warehouse facilities, open storage area and quay-side for 10 years. From 1st March 2014 Seaway Heavy Lifting has its own Offshore yard facilities at Rhenus Logistics on the Maasvlakte in Rotterdam.
The yard provides close to 5,000 m2 of covered warehouse, 35,000 m2 of open storage and quay-side for the mooring of up to two Seaway Heavy Lifting vessels. Seaway Heavy Lifting’s COO Peter de Bree says: “With the facilities at Rhenus Logistics in Rotterdam, it is now possible for us to centralize all our equipment which is presently stored in various locations, both in the Netherlands as well as in other parts of the world.
Rhenus Logistics, Managing Director Peter van der Steen says: “we are pleased with the confidence Seaway Heavy Lifting is expressing in our organization by signing this long term contract. It confirms the strategic location of our Maasvlakte Deepsea Terminal as ideal basis for shipping companies in general and offshore contractors in particular. Rhenus Logistics will continue to invest in infrastructure for the offshore wind sector where we are currently in the process of setting up a dedicated business unit.”
Source: Seaway/Rhenus, 26-3-2014