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  • 16 February 2018
    Vessels

    DEME Group’s advanced cable lay vessel Living Stone caught fire while under construction in a shipyard in Santurtzi, Spain.

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    DEME Group has selected Luc Vandenbulcke to succeed Alain Bernard as CEO, effective from 1 January 2019.

  • 12 May 2015

    The DEME group has decided to concentrate all its German activities at the Bremen headquarters. This operation has already started with the move of the Baltic 2 Project Team from Rostock to Bremen. DEME will have up to 100 people in the Bremen offices as from the next months. For almost 50 years, different companies […]

  • 26 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    DEME is one of the largest marine engineering companies in the world. From its core activities, dredging and civil marine engineering, the group has developed complementary activities such as environmental engineering (treatment of soil and sludge), services for the oil and gas sector and extraction of construction aggregates from the sea. Financial overview 2010 For DEME, 2010 can rightly be called […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Vessels

    DEME Group’s DP3 offshore installation vessel Orion has undergone the first liquid natural gas (LNG) bunkering. The world’s largest LNG bunker vessel Kairos, operated by Nauticor, supplied Orion with LNG at the Port of Rostock in Germany. According to DEME, this marks only the second ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation to take place in Germany and […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    This is the first wind farm in the world to use drilled XL-monopile foundations, DEME said.

  • 31 May 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME has sent off its DP2 jack-up vessel Goliath to COSCO’s shipyard near Shanghai, where the vessel will undergo some last modifications before embarking on the installation of offshore wind farms off the eastern coast of China.

  • 28 February 2020
    Vessels

    The 145-metre main crane boom has been installed on DEME Group’s DP3 offshore installation vessel Orion at Liebherr’s facility in Rostock, Germany. The Liebherr HLC 295000 crane has a lifting capacity of 5,000 tonnes and an outreach of more 35 metres. It could lift nine fully loaded Airbus A380 aircraft in one go, DEME said. […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    China COSCO Shipping and Belgium’s DEME have formed a joint venture to develop offshore wind energy in China. The cooperation is in line with the Chinese climate vision and its aim to develop renewable energy, both of which were recently incorporated in the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020) for social and economic development. The Chinese government wishes […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    DEME Group has selected iPS Powerful People as the preferred supplier for the provision of marine and project personnel. Under the Tier 1 Personnel Service agreement, iPS will provide a full range of technical personnel and administrative specialists for both temporary and permanent positions on DEME’s projects. The contract begins on 28 May and will continue for […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Vessels

    Belgium’s DEME Group has attempted to take possession of the advanced cable layer Living Stone, currently under construction at the financially troubled LaNaval shipyard in Bilbao, Spain, and tow the vessel to another location where the delayed construction could be completed.

  • 19 September 2016
    Vessels

    DEME Group’s new multi-purpose vessel Living Stone was launched yesterday at the LaNaval shipyard in Spain by Sarah Tommelein, wife of Bart Tommelein, Vice-Minister-President of the Government of Flanders and Flemish Minister for Energy. The vessel is scheduled to be delivered in the second quarter of 2017 and will head to its first project at the Merkur offshore wind farm […]

  • 12 September 2011

    With this move, PMV is supporting DEME’s initiatives in the area of blue energy and clean technology. DEME has been working on green projects for quite some time. In the past decade, for instance, the group created Deme Environmental Contractors (DEC) in partnership with the ‘Vlaamse Milieuholding’ (Flemish Environmental Holding). DEC specialises in the decontamination […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The second SeaMade offshore substation topside has been installed in the Seastar concession area in the Belgian North Sea. The wind farm’s first substation was installed in the Mermaid concession area at the beginning of March. Each with a weight of 1,200 tonnes, the substations transform the wind energy that is produced to 225kV, which in […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Wim Biesemans has joined the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME. As the new CEO of DEME Concessions he will oversee all concession activities related to renewable energy (offshore wind and wave and tidal energy) and marine resources. Biesemans was previously involved in the development of the offshore wind farms Belwind, Northwind, and recently […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Vessels

    The crane boom on the offshore installation vessel Orion has been lifted to its full height for the first time, DEME Group reported via social media on 2 April.

  • 16 January 2015
    Vessels

    DEME has ordered another vessel serving the offshore energy market. Following the recent order for the self-propelled jack-up vessel Apollo, DEME has also signed a contract with the La Naval shipyard in Spain for a multi-purpose vessel to be named Living Stone. Both vessels will be delivered in 2017. Living Stone will join DEME’s fleet of […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering, a joint venture between DEME Group and CSBC Corporation, has signed a contract with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) to transport and install wind turbines for two offshore wind projects in Taiwan, according to local media reports. The contract was reportedly signed for the Changfang and the Xidao wind farms offshore Changhua. The two […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group has completed the pull-in of two export cables of the SeaMade offshore wind project into Elia’s Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform.  DEME’s cable-laying vessel Living Stone picked up the export cables for the 487MW project from Hellenic Cables’ facility in Soussaki, Greece, in mid-November. SeaMade will have two offshore substations, which will collect the […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group has integrated the activities of its subsidiaries GeoSea, Tideway, A2Sea and EverSea into one business. DEME Offshore will combine renewable energy and oil & gas activities, as well as other offshore related activities. Hugo Bouvy is the Managing Director of the new business, with Bart De Poorter assuming the role of General Manager […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Japanese marine contractor Penta-Ocean Construction and DEME Offshore have concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding comprehensive cooperation for the construction of offshore wind farms in Japan. In light of recent regulations which promote offshore wind power generation in the general sea areas, as well as in port and harbour areas, the development of offshore […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Vessels

    A 2,000-tonne deckhouse has been lifted and installed on DEME Group’s DP3 offshore installation vessel Orion. The vessel is currently under construction at a COSCO shipyard in China. The keel laying ceremony was held in March. The Orion will come equipped with a 5,000 tonne Liebherr HLC 295000 crane with a lifting height of up to 180 metres and […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    DEME Group’s offshore wind division is looking into the possibility of using drones to inspect the foundations of the offshore wind turbines for corrosion.

  • 7 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group has completed the installation of 58 turbine foundations and two substation foundations at the SeaMade offshore wind project in Belgium. DEME’s jack-up vessel Innovation installed the last monopile foundation at the project site some 50km off the coast from Ostend on 2 January. According to the company, a new monopile gripper was deployed onboard […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Belgian DEME Group and Chinese COSCO Shipping have officially embarked on a joint journey to develop offshore wind energy in China, under an umbrella agreement signed on 31 October, following the two companies’ joint venture announcement in May.  With the Chinese government aiming to significantly increase the installed capacity of offshore wind energy by 2020 […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Concessions has entered into a partnership with Nordsee Offshore MEG I GmbH to co-develop the MEG I offshore wind farm in the German North Sea last Thursday. MEG I will be one of Germany’s largest offshore wind farms and is located in the German Bight, circa 45 km north of Borkum. This 400MW project […]