Dutch date for MHI Vestas
Deal struck with BOW Terminal for pre-assembly facility at Port of Vlissingen
MHI Vestas has signed an agreement with BOW Terminal to set up a new pre-assembly facility at the Port of Vlissingen in the Netherlands to support offshore wind farm development.
Under the terms of the deal, BOW Terminal will provide 20 hectares of land to establish the unit, which will create up to 50 local jobs.
MHI Vestas said operations at Vlissingen will start in the autumn of next year, with the first project the 370MW Norther offshore wind farm off the coast of Belgium.
MHI Vestas director of global pre-assembly and logistics Bo Bjerregaard said: “Establishing this facility further demonstrates our long-term commitment to the Dutch offshore wind market and will expand our expertise in the region.”
BOW Terminal managing director Ludolf Reijntjes said: “This new contract will mean a lot to Zeeland Seaports, BOW, Vlissingen and surrounding communities for years to come.
“Beyond direct employment at the port, there will be many opportunities for local supply companies as well.”
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