Intense battle to become main port for offshore wind in the Baltic Sea

Ports in the region will be competing over coming years to service the future development of offshore wind in the Baltic Sea, reports Danish media Berlingske.

Photo: PR-foto: Esbjerg Havn

It is easy enough to see the business logic in becoming a maritime hub for the section of the northern European offshore wind industry that has emerged in the North Sea over recent years, and several ports are now hoping to become vital hubs in the future Baltic Sea development, reports Danish media Berlingske Business.

According to Make Consult, 4 GW will be operational by 2026 and for this reason it makes sense for ports such as Lindø, Rostock, Rønne, Markan Klintholm, and Stettin to throw themselves into the competition to become the main shipping port for wind turbine installers and service companies. This particular skill has been a well-known attribute of Denmark's Esbjerg Port in recent years, and the port in Rønne on Danish island Bornholm hopes to achieve similar success.

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