Shipping Companies Joint Venture to Meet Needs of UK’s Growing Renewable Industry Sector


A brand new UK logistics company has been launched specifically designed to meet the needs of the renewable industry sector, combining over 30 years experience.

The new company -Blue Water Danbrit Shipping Limited- is based on the Humber. The company combines the well established, UK logistical expertise of Danbrit Shipping Ltd with that of Blue Water Shipping A/S of Denmark which has served the wind turbine industry in Denmark and with own worldwide representations since 1995.

“We believe that Blue Water Danbrit Shipping Limited can offer the wind turbine industry in the UK a well established and tested logistics product,” commented Peter Aarosin, Managing director of Danbrit Shipping Limited.

Blue Water Danbrit UK Limited’s activities will be dedicated to the renewable industry sector, including ships agency, wind turbine transportation, workboat support, stevedoring and terminal operation and related support services. Blue Water Shipping’s IT department of 50 offers a unique and considerable expertise in the renewable sector.

The new company Blue Water Danbrit Shipping Ltd will provide a one stop service covering the United Kingdom.

Blue Water Shipping has been involved in the logistics chain of wind turbines since 1995. Kurt Skov, Group Managing Director said: “From our base in Esbjerg, Denmark we have developed a set-up that offers a number of tailor made services including terminal operations, port services, stevedoring, agency and worldwide, shipping. These services all have focus on the wind turbine industry and we perform most of the tasks with our own in-house staff and utilizing own developed IT-platform solutions for wind turbine logistics, own stevedores, supercargoes, shipping and chartering staff and naval architects.

 “We can offer our clients a one-stop shopping concept for wind turbine logistics. With the future major development of the wind turbine industry in and around the UK. we have decided to join forces with Danbrit Shipping and look forward to a very interesting time together with our new partner and future UK customers.”

 Peter Aarosin, Managing director Danbrit Shipping Limited said: “The combination of our two company’s skill base in the new joint venture means that we can tackle all operations within the renewable energy sector. The Humber is set to become the main hotspot for renewables in the UK. Blue Water’s existing and well established customer base balanced with Danbrit’s local knowledge and integration will prove to be an advantage for the new company as well as its customers.”


Source: BWS, August 31, 2011