Denmark: Oestship Becomes Blue Water Shipping Grenaa
1 January 2011, transport and logistics company Blue Water Shipping acquired ship broking company Oestship in Grenaa on the east coast of Jutland in Denmark.
Since then, Oestship has been a part of Blue Water Shipping under its own name. As from 1 July 2012, this has changed, with the office officially changing its name to Blue Water Shipping Grenaa, and becoming fully integrated in Blue Water Shipping, which today has app 1,000 employees in 54 offices in 26 countries worldwide.
Blue Water Shipping Grenaa offers a range of port related services, and the department is a good match for Blue Water Shipping’s future development in services such as projects and wind turbine shipments.
Today, Blue Water Shipping Grenaa is one-point-contact for Djurs Windpower, and, in respect of the erection of Anholt Offshore Wind Farm, the office services and assists the different operators based in Grenaa.
“We have considerable activities in this area, and we have good expectations for the future because of the strong competence and experience, which we have gained over the years, locally, regionally and globally. Our strength is that we have solid, local roots in the community, while also being part of an international company, which has a large, global network of business partners. This means that we are now able to deliver know-how and services of a very high, international standard”, says Frank Larsen, General Manager of Blue Water Shipping Grenaa.
Over the last year, the office has experienced steady growth, and the number of employees has increased concurrently with new assignments and orders.
Offshore WIND staff, July 2, 2012; Image: Blue Water Shipping