Shipping group Maersk has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with wind turbine manufacturer Vestas to build a nacelle manufacturing plant and logistical base for offshore wind turbines at the Mokpo New Port Hinterland Complex in South Korea.

Maersk and Vestas to develop South Korean offshore wind hub

Source: Maersk

Present at the signing ceremony was the governor of Jeonnam Province Kim Yung rok, the mayor of Mokpo City Park Hong-ryul, Maersk ceo Vincent Clerc, and Vestas chief commercial officer Tommy Rahbek Nielsen.

“For Maersk, this is a good step for project logistics in Asia Pacific and a key milestone in our integrator strategy of delivering end-to-end logistics solutions for our partners. We continue to strengthen our partnership with Vestas, which is based on a shared vision and our joint commitment to a green, sustainable future for our planet,” said Maersk ceo, Vincent Clerc.