MeeMaken Takes an Interest in Blue Offshore
MeeMaken is pleased to announce that it has acquired a majority in the Blue Offshore Group. The minority of the company’s shares remain in hands of Blue Offshore’s management. Blue Offshore stated that it is very pleased with this acquisition.
According to Blue Offshore’s Director Evert-Jan van Wijk, “So far, we have been able to develop Blue Offshore into what it has become today: a solid organisation that stands firmly and sustainably in the offshore market. It is now time for the company to enter the next level, with another investor and shareholder, which I found in MeeMaken. MeeMaken’s long-term vision fits well with the strategy of Blue Offshore. Additionally, the synergy created by the other MeeMaken companies and their comprehensive networks will take us to the next professional level.”
Mr van Wijk will remain Director of the company, which is headquartered in The Hague, the Netherlands. Guided by Natasja Sesink and Roderik van Seumeren, MeeMaken and the management of Blue Offshore will work together to build on and grow the success of the company. Blue Offshore can expect commercial, technical and financial support from the MeeMaken group.
Blue Offshore supplies basket carousels and tensioners for the offshore installation, transportation, and storage of export cables, array cables, umbilicals and flexible pipelines in the offshore oil & gas industry, as well as the offshore renewable energy sector. MeeMaken is an active venture capital company with a large global network and a strong portfolio of service companies in the offshore energy sector. The MeeMaken group consists of Selmers, Eager.One, Kenz-Figee, Alltec Lifting Systems, BeOne Development, eWorks and LiftWerx.