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  • 28 May 2019
    Project & Tenders

    DEME Group has selected iPS Powerful People as the preferred supplier for the provision of marine and project personnel. Under the Tier 1 Personnel Service agreement, iPS will provide a full range of technical personnel and administrative specialists for both temporary and permanent positions on DEME’s projects. The contract begins on 28 May and will continue for […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Edinburgh-based tidal energy developer Atlantis Resources has sold 2% stake in its project development vehicle Tidal Power Scotland (TPSL) to Belgian offshore construction specialist DEME Group for £2 million.

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the start of 2019, Luc Vandenbulcke took the reins of DEME Group. A civil engineer employed for 21 years within the group, he has noteworthy qualifications: he cofounded and led DEME’s fastest growing subsidiary company which specialized in hydraulic engineering projects and offshore wind farms. His track record is directly applicable to his new […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Atlantis has agreed to sell a minority stake in its Scottish tidal development company, Tidal Power Scotland Limited (TPSL) to DEME for cash consideration, subject to satisfaction of certain conditions precedent which are scheduled to be achieved during the coming weeks. Reportedly, DEME has agreed to pay Atlantis £2 million in cash consideration for a 2 […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Wim Biesemans has joined the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME as CEO of DEME Concessions. According to DEME, Biesemans will oversee all concession activities related to infrastructure, renewable energy, including offshore wind, wave and tidal energy, and marine resources. Alain Bernard, CEO of DEME Group, said: “With Wim Biesemans we welcome a […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group has integrated the activities of its subsidiaries GeoSea, Tideway, A2Sea and EverSea into one business. DEME Offshore will combine renewable energy and oil & gas activities, as well as other offshore related activities. Hugo Bouvy is the Managing Director of the new business, with Bart De Poorter assuming the role of General Manager […]

  • 15 October 2019

    DEME Group’s DP3 offshore installation vessel Orion is on the way to Europe for the final construction phase before heading to its first offshore wind project. According to DEME, Orion will arrive in Rostock, Germany, in a few weeks, where it will be equipped with a Liebherr crane that has a lifting capacity of 5,000t. The […]

  • 20 February 2019

    DEME Group’s multi-purpose, self-propelled jack-up vessel Apollo is getting ready for its naming ceremony, which will be held in Zeebrugge, Belgium, on 21 February. The event is called Unboxing the Apollo, while the godmother will be Olympic, European and World Champion in heptathlon Nafi Thiam, a spokesperson from DEME Group told Offshore WIND.  According to the vessel’s AIS, Apollo is […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Innovation is undergoing a major maintenance and repair program at the Damen Verolme yard in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. According to DEME, the program is almost completed and saw the installation of two new leg sections on the offshore installation vessel. After the extensive dry dock, Innovation will set sail to the SeaMade offshore […]

  • 16 October 2019

    Belgian dredging specialist DEME said its LNG-fueled offshore installation vessel Orion departed the COSCO Qidong shipyard in China and is heading to Europe. 

  • 23 July 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Innovation is undergoing a major maintenance and repair program at the Damen Verolme yard in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. According to DEME, the program is almost completed and saw the installation of two new leg sections on the offshore installation vessel. After the extensive dry dock, Innovation will set sail to the SeaMade offshore […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group, a Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering company, opened its new office in Bremen, Germany yesterday. Since last year, DEME is consolidating all German activities in Bremen and the office serves as the regional headquarters for the company’s operations in Germany. For almost 50 years, different companies of the DEME Group have been active […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    DEME Group has released a video of its GeoSea jack-up vessel during tests at Raz Blanchard, off France. GeoSea’s jack-up vessel Goliath operated in currents of up to 10 knots (approximately 5 m/s) and water depths, under hull, of 56 meters. Specific operating models as well as procedural and technical improvements have been developed to […]

  • 6 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    DEME’s Board of Directors announces that on 1 January 2019, Luc Vandenbulcke will succeed Alain Bernard as the company’s CEO. Alain Bernard (aged 63) started working for the group in 1980 and has been CEO of DEME since 2006. Over the past 12 years he transformed the group from a purely dredging organisation into a […]

  • 28 February 2020

    The 145-metre main crane boom has been installed on DEME Group’s DP3 offshore installation vessel Orion at Liebherr’s facility in Rostock, Germany. The Liebherr HLC 295000 crane has a lifting capacity of 5,000 tonnes and an outreach of more 35 metres. It could lift nine fully loaded Airbus A380 aircraft in one go, DEME said. […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Vessels

    The crane boom on the offshore installation vessel Orion has been lifted to its full height for the first time, DEME Group reported via social media on 2 April.

  • 5 January 2016

    DEME Group informed that the keel laying ceremony for the Multipurpose Vessel ‘Living Stone’ has been held at LaNaval Shipyard in Spain. The vessel, planned for delivery in 2017, will serve the offshore energy market. Living Stone will be equipped with a fall-pipe and rock installation system as well as cable/umbilical loading and installation facilities including […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    DEME Group’s GeoSea has concluded the trials of a jack-up vessel at Raz Blanchard, off France. According to DEME, the demonstrated utilisation of GeoSea’s jack-up platform under the extreme tidal conditions are the direct result and the practical implementation of a two year in-house study analysing and researching the behaviour of jack-up platforms while jacked-up […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Deepening contract for the Elbe fairway in Germany was awarded to Belgian DEME group.

  • 15 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    DEME Group’s offshore wind division is looking into the possibility of using drones to inspect the foundations of the offshore wind turbines for corrosion.

  • 7 May 2019

    DEME Group’s new DP3 offshore installation vessel Orion has been outfitted with a helideck. Orion was launched at the COSCO Qidong shipyard in China in November last year, while the 216.5m long vessel is scheduled for delivery by the end of 2019. The vessel will be deployed for the construction of the largest offshore wind farms, servicing […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging works on 43 km of waterways in the northern part of North-Holland officially started on November 6, 2014. To obtain an optimization between value and price, the Province of North-Holland tendered the project as a ‘Best Value Procurement’ contract. De Vries & van de Wiel (DEME Group) has successfully obtained the contract for this […]