De Goede Ree (DGR) becomes the new owner of Offshore Engineering company Offshore Independents

De Goede Ree (DGR) becomes the new owner of Offshore Engineering company Offshore Independents

Schiedam, 17 January 2022

On the first of January 2022, Maritime Investment company “De Goede Ree (DGR)” reached an agreement on the acquisition of offshore engineering company “Offshore Independents” and its subsidiary, “ARC Sustainable Energy Solutions”. As part of the DGR Group, “Offshore Independents” will continue to deliver its high quality engineering services and can further expand its growth ambitions for engineering to its clients in the Offshore Renewables and Oil & Gas sector.       

Offshore Independents is committed to deliver its key engineering competencies to its clients, such as cable & pipeline installation, trenching & protection, shore approaches, floating & fixed structure analysis, geotechnical & seabed intervention, vessel modifications & inspection, decommissioning and project engineering. After twelve years of growth, founders Dirk Rook and Peter Spaargaren are proud to  hand over a solid and performing company to the DGR Group.

Advisory board members, Joep Athmer and Erik Huber, continue their support to General Manager Pieter Swart, who states: “This is fantastic news, as the company not only continues its independent performance, but, under the DGR group, can now further expand and excel in Offshore Engineering”.  With its 30 dynamic and flexible staff engineers, Offshore Independents, and ARC-Sustainable Energy Solutions, are well placed to offer their clients multidisciplinary, affordable, state-of-the-art and high quality offshore engineering solutions.

De Goede Ree (DGR) is a family owned and operated maritime investment company.  Simeon Tienpont CEO of the DGR Group – states: ‘’I am very excited to welcome Offshore Independents in our DGR group.  I am impressed with the experience and knowledge of Pieter and his team in the offshore sector and very happy Pieter is on board for the upcoming years! We look forward develop Offshore Independents to new and higher levels.

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