DEME consolidates offshore business
Belgium offshore energy and dredging contractor DEME has merged its subsidiaries GeoSea, Tideway, A2Sea, and EverSea into one single entity – DEME Offshore.
“Over the past decade the activities of GeoSea, Tideway, A2Sea, and EverSea, have experienced strong growth in a fast-evolving offshore energy market. Today we will be 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,” DEME has said, adding that DEME Offshore would provide”the most comprehensive offering to offshore oil, gas and renewable energy customers.”
“By integrating all of our offshore activities, expertise, and capabilities into a more agile organization, we will be able to fulfill the future requirements of our customers even more rigorously,” DEME said.
For oil & gas and other offshore customers, DEME Offshore’s services include landfalls and offshore civil works, rock placement, heavy lift, subsea construction, umbilical laying and the installation and decommissioning of offshore platforms. Lucas Bols will take the role of General Manager for the oil & gas and other offshore related activities.
In the renewables energy sector, DEME Offshore will be providing foundation/turbine Transport & Installation, cable installation and Operations & Maintenance activities up to full Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Installation (EPCI) contracts. Bart De Poorter will assume the role of General Manager for DEME Offshore’s renewables activities.
Hugo Bouvy has been appointed Managing Director of DEME Offshore.
“We see the transformation of the energy market as a great opportunity,” says Luc Vandenbulcke, CEO of DEME. “By joining forces and expertise, combined with our state-of-the-art 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.”