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Rhenus Offshore Logistics supplies sub-station at Galloper Wind Farm

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Rhenus Offshore Logistics is implementing its first major project out of its new offshore base at the port of Great Yarmouth. Using the platform supply vessel "BLUE BETRIA", Rhenus will be performing regular supply duties at the Galloper Wind Farm during the commissioning phase of the offshore sub-station.

The first in a series of cargo runs took place on 23 May and the supply vessel left port at noon, arriving at the sub-station in the early evening. The transit to the wind farm located 27 kilometres off the Suffolk Coast takes approximately five hours. 18 offshore-certified containers, filled with food, tools, work materials, spare parts, fresh water and fuel, were offloaded onto the "SEAJACKS HYDRA", the jack-up vessel that is being utilised as staff’s quarters and offices onsite next to the platform.

After establishing its UK operations in 2016, Rhenus Offshore Logistics is using their supply base in Great Yarmouth to fulfil the onshore requirements of the project, including acceptance of goods, warehousing, commissioning and a local container depot for offshore-certified units. In addition to the supply and disposal runs, Rhenus handles the complete logistics supply chain for the commissioning of the offshore sub-station. Regular supply runs will continue over the next several months as the offshore installation continues.

"Whilst the platform supply vessel has been chartered for this project over the coming months, there is some spare capacity on board. We are therefore looking for similar upcoming projects in need of assistance within the UK waters and particularly the North Sea in order to maximise the vessel’s efficiency. This generates cost savings and also reduces environmental impacts," explains Thore Schreiber, Head of Business Development at Rhenus Offshore Logistics.

Rhenus SE & Co. KG

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 over 580 locations worldwide and employs more than 28,000 people. The Rhenus business areas - Contract Logistics, Freight Logistics, Port Logistics and Public Transport - manage complex supply chains and provide a wealth of innovative value-added services.

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