The international port of Den Helder has been a crucially important hub for the offshore energy industry in this region for over 40 years. More than 155 exploration and production platforms are in easy reach and the nearest wind farm is just 17 nm away.


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This sheltered harbour, has direct deep-water access, with no obstacles no locks and is not or non tidal. It is perfectly located for Operations & Maintenance activities and as a renewable and refurbishment work base, situated at the heart of the Oil & Gas and Renewable Energy assets in the Central and Southern North Sea.

Given the strategic location and decades of experience in the offshore sector, Port of Den Helder knows what its clients need. It is geared to maintaining quick and easy turnaround times, delivering optimum and efficient services thanks to rapid vessel handling and central logistics, all of which contribute to lowering costs in the supply chain.

The Netherlands is known for its innovative approach to developments in terms of water and the energy sector. Port of Den Helder is proud to be part of that. Port of Den Helder keeps on developing infrastructure, such as its inner harbour and a new quay. The port now has 850 m of ISPS certificated quay and quayside space of 15,500 m2. The presence of the Dutch naval base also offers additional opportunities for the defence industry and (technical) service providers

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Katja Naber


A specialist in offshore transportation

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Knowledge Centres

Training and educating your employees of the future

The development of the offshore energy cluster in the Port of Den Helder and the region Noord-Holland-Noord goes closely hand in hand with the presence of renowned knowledge institutes. These include Endures, TNO, Imares, Wind Turbines Materials and …

Supply chain

More than 200 leading offshore suppliers within easy reach

With more than 200 leading service companies, suppliers and main contractors to the offshore, renewables and maritime industry based in the region of the North Sea Energy Gateway, the supply chain is clearly represented. Many of these companies have …