International dredging and offshore contractor Van Oord acquires MPI Offshore
Houthoff represented Van Oord in its acquisition of MPI Offshore, a specialist offshore wind contractor, from Vroon.
The acquisition includes the MPI Offshore organisation in Stokesley (United Kingdom), the vessels MPI Adventure and MPI Resolution, and associated crew. A total of hundred people, both office staff and crew, will be joining the Van Oord UK organisation. Van Oord also acquired project contracts related to the vessels, i.e. offshore wind farms London Array, Prinses Amaliawindpark and Rampion. Through the acquisition, Van Oord further strengthens its position in the UK wind market.
The Houthoff team consisted of Maurits de Haan, Sofie Nijhuis, Mark Miedema, Gerrit Oosterhuis, Victorine Dijkstra, Jori de Goffau, Thijs Harperink and Josephine Peerbolte.