• 08-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    IRO members are ready for the next 50 years to give substance to the worldwide Offshore Energy Transition!

    A year of looking ahead although the world and our industry keep facing challenges due to Covid-19. Also a year where IRO reached its fiftieths anniversary, a milestone we are very proud of. Looking back…

  • 08-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue 2022 – out now!

    The brand new Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue is out now! Here you will find our 370 members and interesting offshore related articles. The catalogue has been sent to all our…

  • 01-02-2022 Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue, Sustainability

    Accelerating Marine Energy Solutions

    Marine energy provides a vast potential for utility operators and offshore energy companies as well as remote applications and supply contractors. For the majority of applications, the energy generated from waves, tidal streams or different…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Circular wind farms

    Offshore wind farms are an important solution for generating renewable energy and in the upcoming years, their contribution to energy transition will increase considerably. However, when looking at offshore wind farms with a much wider…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Dutch government grants € 3.6 million subsidy to PosHYdon project

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has awarded a subsidy of 3.6 million euro to the PosHYdon project, the world’s first offshore green hydrogen pilot on a working platform. With this subsidy the consortium can start…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Supporting the emergence of the US offshore wind supply chain

    Offshore wind in the US is still in its infancy. The 30MW Block Island offshore windfarm and the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind projects are at present commercially operating. However, with a technical potential of more…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue, Young IRO

    Young IRO attracts young generation of energy professionals

    ‘Working in energy sector today is a thrill’ Mutual understanding for the added value of young and old is an essential precondition for better cooperation. There is no doubting the truth of this statement. Nonetheless,…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Dutch government grants $2.4bn in subsidies 

    Giant North Sea CCS project Earlier this year the Dutch government has granted around €2 billion ($2.43 billion) in subsidies for a giant carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in the Dutch sector of the…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    TNO has determined the methane emissions of some 50 platforms

    Dutch oil and gas industry reduced methane emissions production installations Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas and is the biggest contributor to global warming after CO₂. It is therefore important to limit methane emissions as…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Europe’s offshore wind industry is taking off

    Catching the wind out at sea has become a pillar of the continent’s energy future Open a satellite map of Europe and wander along its coastlines, a little bit away from the shore. Go along…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    What’s ahead for offshore energy workforce as the world strives for net-zero?

    As the energy transition is accelerating across all facets of the offshore energy industry, a question arises: what will happen to its workforce while the industry changes its modus operandi, develops new technologies, and pushes…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Energy transition not fast enough DNV warns

    Norway-based consultancy DNV has said that fossil fuels will still constitute 50 per cent of the global energy mix by 2050, compared to 80 per cent held for decades, warning that the energy transition is…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    30,000 existing ships ready for wind propulsion tech

    As the maritime industry’s quest for the best possible decarbonization solutions has intensified, wind propulsion systems are gaining traction around the globe. There are currently 30,000 ships in operation worldwide that could be equipped with…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Solving a complex puzzle? Work together and make choices!

    Increasingly large-scale wind energy generation, gas production that will continue for a long time, CO2 storage, hydrogen production, construction of energy hubs, reuse of platforms and pipelines: using the North Sea to achieve the climate…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Understanding stakeholder perspectives

    The North Sea has the potential to play a pivotal role in the energy transition, but it is also a busy area with important ecological, societal and economic functions. As a partner of the North…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    A challenge that can only be met through collaboration

    The challenge of efficiently repurposing and decommissioning the oil & gas infrastructure in the Netherlands can only be met through collaboration. Many operators have taken their responsibility to decommission. However, now that we will reach…

  • 01-02-2022 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    The country Pavilion of The Netherlands at the World Expo in Dubai, receives GSES Circular Footprint certificate and RISE certification as the first rated country Pavilion

    The Netherlands Country Pavilion on the World Expo in Dubai is the first country that receives the GSES Circular Footprint® certificate and the RISE certification from the Expo organization and GSES System®. The certificates were…

  • 15-10-2021 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Interview Pieter van Oord & Sander Vergroesen in Ocean Energy Resources

    Energy is something we still need, but the way we produce it is changing fundamentally. The offshore energy sector is in a state of flux, and the Dutch supply chain is on the cusp of…

  • 28-05-2021 Member news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue, Sustainability

    How Hatenboer-Water’s bottle filling stations contribute to reduction of marine plastic litter

    According to Wageningen University Research institute, between 5 and 13 million tonnes of plastic are lost annually from land to sea and end up as what is known as ‘the plastic soup’. Marine birds and…

  • 28-05-2021 Member news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue, Sustainability

    Oil-free air fleet helps protect marine life and improve water quality

    Thanks to increasingly stricter environmental regulations regarding offshore activities and construction, bubble curtains have become a vital aspect in multiple steps of the process. This leads to an increase in demand and Atlas Copco Rental…

  • 26-05-2021 Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue, Sustainability

    Energy Reinvented Community, a network for those who want to cross bridges

    The energy transition is one of society’s most urgent challenges. The technical solutions the energy sector provides, will bring it closer into the forecourt and backyard of communities and their citizens, e.g. for the use…

  • 25-05-2021 Member news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue, Sustainability

    Resato’s sustainable vision with hydrogen

    Resato helps develop the hydrogen economy in the Netherlands. High pressure technology spans across an array of applications that use gases or fluids such as nitrogen, argon, water, and oils. Since a few years, hydrogen-related…

  • 25-05-2021 Sustainability, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    The Netherlands – Your partner in Offshore Wind

    The Netherlands strives to achieve international climate goals by advancing sustainable energy, with offshore wind power playing a key role. By 2030, Dutch offshore wind capacity will total at least 11.5 GW, supplying significant electricity…

  • 25-05-2021 IRO news, Member news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Discovering, cleaning up and protecting the North Sea

    The Netherlands is closely linked to the North Sea. A connection with a rich history full of adventure and calamity that has always had a great influence. Traditionally our country holds a close economic connection…

  • 28-03-2021 Member news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue, Sustainability

    Allseas river plastics removal project

    Working every day at sea, Allseas witnesses first-hand the devastating effect plastic pollution is having on the world’s oceans and marine life. Plastic pollution is a global problem, and we are committed to the cause…

  • 28-01-2021 Corona, IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Dutch offshore E&P industry work together to ensure energy supply during COVID-19

    2020 brought many challenges including securing the production of oil and gas offshore to maintain a stable energy supply in the Netherlands in unusual circumstances. In these unprecedented times, the Dutch offshore E&P sector has…

  • 28-01-2021 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue, Sustainability

    Global Sustainable Enterprise System, for your sustainability and supply chain transparency ratings

    The World has created the Sustainable Development Goals, Standards, Laws and Regulations. All with the Intent to Make a Difference for Our Planet and its People. But there are some problems: A persistent lack…

  • 28-01-2021 Member news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue, Sustainability

    Innovation lab RCSG offers business opportunities for research geothermal energy

    The ‘Rijswijk Center for Sustainable Geo-energy’ (RCSG) was opened on Thursday 5 March 2020. The RCSG is a unique field lab where geothermal energy projects can be tested on a full scale. Geothermal energy can…

  • 25-01-2021 Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue, Sustainability

    North Sea Energy: making impact by integrating offshore energy systems

    The North Sea will play a pivotal role in the energy transition. The further expansion of offshore wind farms, the offshore production of hydrogen and the storage of CO2 in empty gas fields will make the…

  • 25-01-2021 Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue, Sustainability

    Nexstep: “Innovation and collaboration are key to facing the challenge of decommissioning and repurposing our infrastructure”

    Nexstep was founded as a joint initiative of NOGEPA and EBN. Nexstep serves as the inclusive and collaborative umbrella organisation that coordinates, facilitates and seeks dialogue on the decommissioning and re-use agenda for oil and…

  • 25-01-2021 Member news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue, Sustainability

    Floating islands one step closer to realisation, completion of Space@Sea project

    The Horizon 2020 funded Space@Sea project kicked-off in November 2017, setting out to make a step towards efficient use of the maritime environment. The consortium of 17 European partners developed sustainable and affordable workspaces at…

  • 13-10-2020 Member news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue, Sustainability

    Ecoscour protection: enhancing nature values in offshore wind farms

    Van Oord, as part of Two Towers, takes the next step in a research programme relating to the restoration of European flat oyster beds. To investigate methods for the development of oyster reefs at offshore…

  • 09-10-2020 Member news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Marine drones for the benefit of the offshore energy industry

    METIP, DroneQ and Energy Reinvented start collaboration for a broad application of marine drones for the benefit of the Offshore Energy industry Oil, Gas & Wind. On Thursday 8 October 2020, John Spee (North Holland…

  • 16-07-2020 Member news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    Bakker Sliedrecht services ships Anthony Veder remotely via augmented reality glasses

    After a successful pilot, system integrator Bakker Sliedrecht and gas shipping company Anthony Veder intend to enter a partnership to provide ships with remote service through augmented reality glasses (AR-glasses). Via a computer, service engineers…

  • 12-06-2020 Member news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue, Sustainability

    Ulstein’s roadmap to hydrogen future

    Following the introduction of Ulstein’s first hydrogen fuelled, zero emission design by the end of 2019, the company is now revealing its vision towards a marine hydrogen future. Where the SX190 hydrogen fuelled offshore construction…

  • 04-06-2020 IRO news, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue

    European maritime cluster reaches out to Brussels for maritime recovery plan

    The maritime sector is severely affected by the effects of the Corona crisis. The short-term impact is already visible, but much of the sector will be hit late-cyclical. Due to the consequences of the worldwide…