ELA Container Offshore GmbH is going from strength to strength. Their mobile room solutions are versatile and easy to assemble and fix in situ. There are options to rent or buy. Hans Gatzemeier, the Managing Director, spoke with us at PES. The company are having a great year and have already met their 2019 target. They have many trusted partners and their reach is worldwide.
PES: Hi Hans, it’s great to have you back. The good news is that we have many new readers, so for their benefit, please could you give us a brief overview of ELA Containers?
Hans Gatzemeier: As you know we have been supplying mobile room solutions for 47 years now. We offer a huge variety of room sizes, which can be combined in many ways. When working with offshore supply vessels or platforms it´s really important to meet the high specifications and to use the limited available space effective.
PES: We know that the offshore wind power market is expanding – how do you manage to keep up with it?
HG: We constantly monitor the offshore wind market as it grows worldwide. Our focus isn’t just Europe. We are also interested in Taiwan, China, the USA and even Australia.
At local trade fairs and conferences, we are eager to get an idea of the current atmosphere and advances in the market. What is also important, of course, is how our clients position themselves.
We keenly follow their developments and are always ready to assist them with mobile, temporary accommodation solutions.
As a result, our clients are interested in purchasing both new and used containers, as well as in renting containers. They are particularly interested in the latter when it comes to temporary.
We regularly produce more to be able to meet the growing need. Once an opportunity arises, we ready to quickly implement new innovations.
Our used containers are also in high demand. These are attractive to customers because they are in excellent condition and come at a lower cost.