In this agreement both partners commit themselves to cooperate intensively in the field of logistics of offshore related assignments. The Rebo site, situated at the Zeewezendock in the port of Oostende, is strategically located for the construction of offshore wind farms. The 20 ha of heavy load quays, the deepened quays and the direct access to the open sea make the Rebo site an ideal hub for offshore wind activities in the North Sea.
The Sarens Group is world leader in heavy-lift cranes and special transport. With a seemingly unlimited fleet, state-of-the-art engineering and strict project management, Sarens offers creative solutions to increasingly challenging lifting and transport orders. From February till July of this year Sarens played a crucial role in the transport, the storage and pre-assembly of the various windmill components for the construction of the C-Power wind farm on the Thorntonbank. This year 30 windmills were installed at sea, within the specified period of 5 months.
The partnership implies that when a (potential) Rebo customer asks for a particular package of port infrastructure, including heavy lift services, Rebo and Sarens will join their commercial, marketing and public relations to try and obtain this assignment. Both parties work closely together to provide the best solution on a technical level, taking into account the specific situation of the Rebo terminal.Conversely, Sarens will propose the Rebo terminal if his client is looking for a suitable location for offshore wind activities. At the specific request of Rebo, Sarens will provide all necessary assistance to Conversely, the Sarens Rebo terminal proposals as its client is looking for a suitable location for offshore wind activities. At the specific request of Rebo, Sarens will provide all necessary assistance to the project so that Rebo can win the project. This agreement will benefit the know-how of the port of Oostende as an offshore hub. This will increase efficiency and confidence of (new) customers.