Blue Water BREB Enters German Offshore Wind Scene

Denmark’s Blue Water Shipping and Germany’s Bremer Reederei E&B (BREB) have formed a shipping and transport joint venture with the main focus on servicing the wind turbine industry in Germany.

The range of services at the newly established Blue Water BREB GmbH will include port agency, stevedoring, loading, discharging, storage and transport.

BREB has been active in the German offshore wind industry since 2008. The company is headquartered in Cuxhaven and has offices in Bremen, Sassnitz-Mukran, and on Heligoland.

Blue Water has been providing services to the wind industry both on- and offshore for the last twenty years. The company is headquartered in Esbjerg, a Danish offshore wind hub.

“Blue Water Shipping brings solid expertise into Blue Water Breb, and we hold a strong international position in not only the Wind industry, but in the energy-section as such. Together with BREB, our main focus will be to offer solutions tailored to the needs and demands of each client – and thereby optimizing the clients’ supply chain,” Blue Water’s founder and managing director Kurt Skov said.

BREB owns and operates a fleet of multi-purpose carrier vessels. The company’s activities include chartering, liner services and port agency.

“Blue Water BREB has a unique set-up, combining the knowledge and expertise of two strong companies – and with this joint venture, we can now offer all types of transport and logistical services at all key locations for the German offshore wind industry,” said Arne Ehlers, Managing Director and Partner of BREB.

“BREB entered the offshore wind industry with the first German wind farm, Alpha Ventus, in 2008 – and since then we have improved our experience and developed our services.”

Photo: From Left: Søren Stougaard, Peter Ehrhorn/Blue Water, Arne Ehlers/Managing Director of BREB, Brian Sørensen, Kurt Skov and Per Jensen from Blue Water. Source: Blue Water Shipping