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ELA Container Offshore GmbH has been founded: New subsidiary provides mobile offshore accommodations

More and more energy companies are operating offshore. Far off the coast and for several years, engineers and specialists set up wind energy plants, riggs and new infrastructure. Due to the increasing demand of offshore accommodations ELA founded the specialized subsidiary. Günter Albers, managing director of ELA Container and Hans Gatzemeier, former quality manager at ELA Container, are responsible as board of directors of the new established company, ELA Container Offshore GmbH.

ELA Container already gained diverse offshore experience within several offshore projects. According to Günter Albers the outsourcing of the ELA Offshore department was a logical consequence and a strategically important step: “ELA Container Offshore GmbH is participating in an emerging market, with special requirements for our products, assembling and logistics.” With the new subsidiary ELA will be able to response to the special requirements of customers from the Wind, Oil and gas industry.

“ELA Offshore container can be used on ships, riggs, transformer platforms and all kind of seagoing vessels, pontoons and barges.” says Hans Gatzemeier. “They differ from standard units by a special coating, adapted to the weather conditions at sea and by higher safety standards, service life, functionality and comfort.” All ELA Offshore modules are “Made in Germany” and posses the DNV 2.7-1 / EN 12079-1, DNV 2.7-2 and CSC certificate.

The 20 ft. ISO Offshore containers are small, lightweight, easy to handle, equipped efficiently and adaptable to all customer specific requirements. ELA provides its standard units as Living Quarters, Offices, Dining Rooms, Galleys, Laundries, Recreation or Locker Rooms, Drying Containers and all kind of carrying units. In terms of space efficiency, all ELA Offshore Container can be stacked four times including the stairway container and gangways; therefore limited space can be used most efficiently.

ELA Offshore containers are fully equipped for the corresponding purpose and ready for use immediately after assembly. Besides the A60 insulation and exterior doors with fire protection, that ensure high safety, the electrical installation for offshore use and the integrated ventilation system ensure a pleasant, safe and healthy atmosphere.

Depending on the customers requirements all ELA offshore containers are available for sale and rent. All containers are available immediately and ready for use!

More information about the new company, its products and services can be found at