Wednesday, 30 January 2019
The assignment also includes coordinating all the logistics activities, storage, loading and unloading operations as well as securing the offshore containers, handling all the customs activities for import and export purposes as well as completing the IMO declaration. Jennifer Adami, Project Manager for BorWin gamma at Rhenus Project Logistics, confirms this; “We’ll be operating our own container depot with DNV 2.7-certified offshore containers at our offshore supply base at Emden. As a result, we’ll be able to respond to the demands of the project spontaneously and save the customer mobilisation and demobilisation costs for the equipment.”
Rhenus will supply the employees living and working on the offshore platform with the necessary tools and building materials as well as food, water and other items in daily use during the installation work. When returning from the platform, which is located about 130 kilometres from the island of Borkum, Rhenus Offshore Logistics will also ship any waste that has occurred in appropriate containers. Its affiliated company, REMONDIS, will handle and complete the disposal of the rubbish.
“The project is another example of our established ‘supply runs’, that is to say, supply trips for individual or several offshore projects in the North Sea. Shared supply runs have a clear advantage – significant savings for the customers, as goods for several platforms are directly loaded on board at the port and can then be supplied one after the other to the various facilities offshore. Customers have to adapt to the delivery time, but obtain significant cost reductions in return,” says Thore Schreiber, Head of Business Development and Sales at Rhenus Offshore Logistics, explaining how the system works.
The Rhenus Group is a logistics services provider with global business operations and annual turnover of EUR 4.8 billion. Rhenus has business sites at 610 locations worldwide and employs 29,000 people. The Rhenus business areas – Contract Logistics, Freight Logistics and Port Logistics – manage complex supply chains and provide a wealth of innovative value-added services.
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