Perspective on Aratis: a look at the developments of today and tomorrow

Our current projects, milestones and current events from the various industries in which we work. We are happy to give you an insight into the developments.

Developments at Windplanblauw in spring 2022

For the onshore part of the project, the Balance of Plant is ready (foundations, cable infrastructure and the roads) So it is now the turn of the supplier and...

Developments at windfarm project Windplanblauw spring 2022

The Balance of Plant is ready for the onshore part of the project (foundations, cable infrastructure and roads). Now it is the turn of the supplier and...

Strong together: Team spirit at the Maasvlakte... Aratis for port of Rotterdam with Van Hattum and Blankevoort

She shines in the light of late summer. The largest work of art in the Port of Rotterdam. Mission accomplished. Satisfied, Michiel Goosens and Dick van Erkel give each other a box. Of course, every project has its challenges and storms...

Aratis provides construction management for the construction of the nearshore part of Windplanblauw

On behalf of the client Molenrak (consisting of Vattenfall and SwifterwinT), Aratis is responsible for the integral construction management of the Balance of Plant, Wind turbines and Transport & Installation contracts...

Aratis signs contract for construction management Windplanblauw

Aratis has signed the agreement with Vattenfall and SwifterwinT for the construction management of the wind farm project Windplanblauw. The final designs of this project are being made and contractors have already started...

The CER project in Rotterdam is a unique collaboration between client and contractor.

CER Project Unique collaboration between the Port of Rotterdam Authority and Combinatie CER, which consists of VolkerWessels companies KWS and Van Hattum en Blankevoort...

New FIDIC books

In the world called FIDIC, change involves precise preparation and comprehensive quality assurance. Many affiliated professionals read along with draft versions of new releases. During the User Conference in December 2017, the second edition of the widely used Silver, Yellow and Red book was...

Charities

At the end of January 2020, the employees of the Container Exchange Route (CER) were allowed to donate a safety bonus to four charities, namely Stichting Kinderen Kankervrij (KIKA), Erasmus MC Foundation (Daniel den Hoed Foundation), Family house Daniel den Hoed and the Crigler Najjar Foundation...

Aratis experts ahead in FIDIC

'To work successfully with FIDIC, everyone involved in projects should start learning the FIDIC basic principles until a certain common level of knowledge is achieved. This is the basic rule that applies to anyone working in projects with FIDIC contracts. Whether it's the construction of a wind farm or contracting a construction company...

Experts ahead in FIDIC

In our previous article we explained why FIDIC is so important in projects, when clients choose this and the different contract forms have been discussed. In this article we explain the difference between the General Conditions and the Particular Conditions...

Sustainability as an award criterion

This week is the Week of the Circular Economy, which is why in Aratis Perspectief we reflect on circularity in the aratis field. Circularity is perhaps the superlative of sustainability, both are indispensable in tenders in 2020. Our customers (usually the client in a tender)...

Combined connection offers opportunities!

Whether it concerns a wind farm, solar park, an electrolyser or energy storage, initiatives in the energy transition are in many cases dependent on a connection to the grid. Especially if there is a rush, the realization of an electricity connection and the necessary connection can become a bottle neck in the project...

Workshop Project Plan - TU Delft

On Tuesday 3 December 2019, Menno Wouda and Michiel Goosens gave the project plan workshop at TU Delft. This workshop was part of a minor for first-year students of different...

International agricultural project

Artechno asked Aratis to assist it in the preparation of the contract documents for the construction of a Vertical Farming plant in the United Kingdom. AVF+ is an automated vertical farming solution for...

Introduction Contracting in offshore wind

On 27 November 2019, Aratis gave the course 'Introduction to Contracting in offshore wind' for the 3rd time. This course is given together with 'The Old Library Academy' (DOB Academy) in the inspiring former library of TU Delft...

10 years Minor Wind Energy HAN

This year was already the tenth year that the minor Wind Energy was given at HAN University of Applied Sciences. Initiated by Outsmart to train students in the growing sector of (offshore) wind, where the transfer of knowledge and experience...

Irrevocable permits for Windplanblauw

Following the ruling of the Council of State on November 6, 2019 the construction of Windplanblauw in Flevoland will definitely continue. In Windplanblauw, 61 new turbines will be realized, which will provide green electricity for 400,000 households from 2022...

Further development of the construction team

From Aratis we are involved in various construction teams. Often from the role of contract manager and/or purchasing advisor. We therefore see that slowly but surely the construction team is used more often in construction projects and that there is further development in...

Woman in the construction

Marsha Goosens, Operational Environment Manager Infra, works enthusiastically in a real man's world. Marsha, originally from Iran, switched to Civil Engineering after studying HTS Architecture. After graduating...

Building in wood is getting serious

Build more and emit less. To solve the housing shortage in the Netherlands, more than one million homes must be built by 2050. The current problem, however, is that this exceeds environmental standards. So how do we get this done?...

Workshop: Project Management

On Thursday October 17, 2019, Erik Rozendal and Michiel Goosens gave the workshop Management of Projects at Windunie. During this workshop, in addition to construction organization models, attention was paid to risks, contract management and cooperation...

Publication CER in trade journal GWW

The Container Exchange Route (CER) is currently being constructed on the Second Maasvlakte. ''This unique project raises the service level of the port of Rotterdam'', says Michiel Goosens, contract manager at the Port of Rotterdam Authority...

World premiere: Wind turbines on primary seawall

Wind energy is becoming increasingly important in the transition to a fully sustainable energy supply. Especially on sea dikes there are good and strong wind conditions, which is good for the sustainable energy yield and the achievement of the...

Sail Away Borssele Alpha

The topside is 25 meters high, 58 meters long, 32 meters wide and has a weight of 3650 tons. In the coming period, the transformer substation at sea will be completed, tested and...