Deep-sea mining is new territory for both partners, but their expertise complements each other perfectly. Bremen-based shipping group Harren & Partner is providing ships required for the Seabed Mineral Services joint venture, founded in 2021, while Bauer Maschinen from Bavaria is providing technical knowledge.
How the energy supply will develop in the coming weeks and months is unclear. What is certain, however, is that the German seaports will play an important role in what is to come. This is because the now urgently needed terminals will be built right here – initially for importing LNG and, in future, for green gas.