BWS Port/Terminal operator of the year
Blue Water Shipping - who has loaded, unloaded and transported thousands of wind turbine components through the years - has been awarded Port Terminal Operator of the Year at the international Heavy Lift Awards 2020.
The panel of judges was especially impressed with the efficient multipurpose facility serving the wind industry through innovative solutions going above and beyond the customers’ needs. All while keeping safety at the forefront of operations.
“We consider the prize as a recognition of many years’ dedicated efforts to deliver modern, safe and efficient solutions, which we have continuously developed and improved to handle challenges as the wind components have grown in size. We are proud of the renown – and to be part of an important industry which will remain vital to the renewable industry in the future, as the number of wind parks will grow significantly on global scale”, says Per Jensen, Global Director of Blue Water’s Port Service Division.
Since the 90s, the Port of Esbjerg has been a key location for Blue Water’s extensive activities within wind turbine transports and terminal handling. The port is among the world’s largest ports of loading wind turbines, and Blue Water Esbjerg commands 450,000 m2 terminal space and approx. 50,000 m2 storage and warehousing facilities.