Semco Maritime Acquires German Wind Multiplikator
International engineering and contracting group Semco Maritime has entered into an agreement to acquire German full-service provider Wind Multiplikator for an undisclosed sum.
The transaction also includes all activities in offshore service provider OWS Off-Shore Wind Solutions, which is part of Wind Multiplikator Group.
The combined Wind Multiplikator Group focuses on offshore wind operations and maintenance (O&M) activities, including major component exchanges (MCE) and repairs (MCR).
The Wind Multiplikator Group has 250 employees based in Bremen and an operational centre in Emden. The group offers more than 25,000 sqm of indoor hall space and 28,000 sqm of storage space with a holding area of approximately 167,000 sqm at the service hub for offshore wind farms with direct access to the North Sea via a 450-tonne gantry crane.
The combined service business will have 455 employees operating across the entire offshore wind service value chain.
“We are excited about this acquisition, the skilled and experienced Wind Multiplikator team, and we look forward to combining our strengths and building a true powerhouse in offshore wind service with an even stronger offering to our customers“, said Steen Brødbæk, CEO of Semco Maritime.
“This partnership marks an important milestone in our Sustainable Growth strategy and the efforts to shift the balance towards our Renewables business and deliver more integrated services.”
The management of Wind Multiplikator Group continues unchanged and following the transaction, Wind Multiplikator Group will be branded “Wind Multiplikator powered by Semco Maritime”.
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