Floating work platforms with gigantic crane systems are towed to the North Sea, work ships and helicopters commute back and forth. Eemshaven has become a huge material warehouse and base for something really big on the North Sea. The industrial port is strategically located on the Dutch side of the Ems estuary.
The federal government wants to phase out nuclear energy. By 2030, 5,000 wind turbines are expected to be rotating in the North and Baltic Seas. 60 nuclear power plants would no longer be necessary if these wind turbines generate 25,000 megawatts of electricity – a unique order for the German energy industry and an ambitious industry challenge.