Gould Services Takes Over Total Wind Benelux
Total Wind Benelux has an ongoing contract with General Electrics Renewable Energy for the pre-assembly of 66 Haliade 150-6MW turbines part of the Merkur Offshore Windfarm. Total Wind Benelux is also supplying technical support and maintenance to Dutch windfarms onshore, to both end users and turbine manufacturers. Total Wind Benelux has built a track record with projects such as Walney OWF extension (Ørsted), Blightbank OWF (MHI Vestas) and various onshore windfarms. The organisation currently has about 85 people in operation, which are managed from the head office in Middelburg.
Gould Services can be divided into three core activities: Windpark Services, Offshore Service Base and Logistics. Managing Director at Gould Services, Mattheo Rozemond comments, “It was an exciting time during the takeover, but thanks to the support of the customers of Total Wind Benelux, and the business partners of Gould Services, we were able to make this great restart with Total Wind Benelux. This means maintaining employment for the employees, enabling the continuation of projects that have been initiated, and increasing Gould Services’ strength in our three core activities. We look forward to future collaborations with key players in the renewable business.”