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Offshore Accommodation

for Rent and Sale

ELA Container Offshore GmbH produces stand-alone offshore containers for rent and sale to be used on rigs, transformer platforms and all kind of seagoing vessels, pontoons and barges.

ELA provides the modules as Temporary Living Quarters, Offices, Mess Rooms, Galleys, Laundries, Recreation or Locker Rooms for your individual demand. Additionally, ELA also offers a wide range of offshore cargo carrying units.

The high quality Containers are “Made in Germany” according to German quality standards and possess all necessary certifications such as DNV 2.7-1 / EN 12079-1, DNV 2.7-2, based on SOLAS, IMO FSS Code and MLC as well as CSC and are approved from several IACS-companies. In terms of fire resistance, an A60 insulation provides high safety standards. Every container will be checked before delivery. Depending on customer requirements, ELA Offshore Containers are individually customized, immediately operational and are available at short notice.

Containers are on stock and available at short notice

Please check availability at:
- Tel.: +49 5932 7323-500
- E-mail: info(at)ela-offshore.com
In order to get an overview of our products see Product Range

ELA Offshore Living Quarter on board a vessel

ELA Offshore Living Quarters on board of the "Astrachan"

Three-storey ELA Offshore Accommodation complex on a transformer platform in the North Sea

ELA Offshore Accommodation Container Complex with Stairway and Gangway Containers

ELA Offshore Living Quarters and Multipurpose Rooms on board of the "Abis Duisburg"

ELA Offshore Accommodation Container Complex with Stairway and Gangway Containers

ELA Offshore Living Quarters on board of the "Astrachan"

ELA Offshore Living Quarters and Office Rooms on board of the barge "Vetag 8"

ELA Offshore Accommodation Container Module

ELA Offshore Accommodation Container on a transformer platform in the north sea

News

An overview of news from ELA and older press releases about projects, products and our company is found here, available for download in the convenient PDF format. For more exciting information about ELA Container, visit us on the following social networks: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIN and YouTube.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH to exhibit at WindEnergy 2016 in Hamburg

ELA Container Offshore GmbH will participate at WindEnergy 2016 from 27.-30. September, 2016. The exhibition will take place in Hamburg. In hall B4 at booth 217, ELA will showcase its offshore accommodation modules such as the ELA Offshore Living Quarter and ELA Offshore Multipurpose room. Within the dimensions of a 20 ft. ISO Norm Container the Offshore Living Quarter provides enough space for two separate bedrooms and a shared sanitary unit. Another highlight will be the terrace on the upper level of the stand where visitors can relax and enjoy the nice view over the hall.

Impressions ONS 2016 in Stavanger

A big thank you to everybody who visited us at our stand in hall 3 as part of the German pavilion. We hope you enjoyed the Show, our set-up and the weather as much as we did!

Many visitors stopped by to have a look at our ELA Offshore Accommodation Containers.

A perfect day on board the SAR “HANNES GLOGNER”

The last week of June we invited a small group of clients, friends and business partners to join a trip on board the search and rescue vessel HANNES GLOGNER, which belongs to the German Maritime Search and Rescue Service (German: Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger - DGzRS). Departing from Wilhelmshaven - under almost perfect weather conditions- we had the possibility to experience the work of the crew and to ask all kind of questions relating to their daily business. In the evening, while having dinner and a few drinks, we had time to reflect on the day and relax. We had a great day and enjoyed the trip, the people and the whole atmosphere. Thanks to all who joined for making this day a memorable one!

New office building for ELA Container Offshore GmbH in Haren, Germany

New telephone number from now on: +49 5932 7323-500

As of 1st August 2016, the ELA Container Offshore GmbH has moved into its new office building based in Haren, Germany.

In line with the second anniversary of the company, the ELA Offshore Team is excited to move into a new, bigger office building. Designed in maritime style the “offshore” theme is ever-present in the office.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH to exhibit at ONS 2016 in Stavanger

ELA Container Offshore GmbH will participate at the ONS 2016, the Offshore Northern Seas, from 29 August - 1 September 2016. The exhibition will take place in Stavanger, Norway.

At booth # 335/1 as part of the German pavilion, ELA will showcase one Offshore Office Container and one Offshore Living Quarter as well as ELA’s own matching stairways and gangways. „We are happy that we were able to secure one of the last available spots. The size and worldwide prominence of this exhibition is impressive and will give us the opportunity to further promote our accommodation containers to an international audience“, says Katharina Pleus, Marketing Manager of ELA Container Offshore GmbH.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH announces DNV 2.7-2 certification for Offshore Accommodation Containers

ELA Container Offshore GmbH announces that they gained the DNV 2.7-2 certification for their ELA Offshore Accommodation Containers. With this, ELA Offshore is continuing its commitment to deliver high quality products for the offshore oil and gas and wind industry, which are manufactured in Germany to international standards and requirements. The latest modules are now certified according to DNV 2.7-2, a recognized international standard of requirements for offshore service modules and living quarter containers.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH is again Main Sponsor of WINDFORCE Conference in Bremen

ELA Container Offshore GmbH will again be the main sponsor of WINDFORCE 2016. The WINDFORCE conference 2016 takes place from June 7th-9th, 2016 in Bremen. At the conference opening on June 7th, 2016, Hans Gatzemeier, Managing Director of ELA Container Offshore GmbH, will give a short speech. During all days of the conference the ELA Offshore Living Quarter and one Special Container are displayed.

ELA Container Offshore becomes Platinum Sponsor of Offshore Energy 2016

ELA Container Offshore GmbH has announced to be the Platinum Sponsor of the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2016. This exhibition will take place at the Rai Amsterdam Convention Centre in the Netherlands from October 25 – 26, 2016.

Thank you to everybody who joined us at OTC 2016 in Houston!

We hope you enjoyed the Show, our set-up and the weather as much as we did!

Many visitors stopped by to have a look at our ELA Offshore Accommodation Containers.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH at the OTC 2016 in Houston

ELA Container Offshore GmbH will participate at the OTC 2016, the Offshore Technology Conference, from 2 - 5 May 2016. The conference will take place in Houston, Texas.

ELA Offshore donates to the German Maritime Search and Rescue Service: supporting the rescue crews is an honor for the company from Haren

The last year’s 150th anniversary of the German Maritime Search and Rescue Service was the reason for ELA Container Offshore GmbH to donate the amount of 1,084.90 Euro to the sea life guards and rescuers. The donated amount was handed over by the ELA management to volunteer service Captain Rudolf Koormann.

Offshore Living Quarters with feel-good guarantee: ELA Offshore has developed a new interior for offshore accommodation containers

ELA Container Offshore GmbH has updated the interior of the 20-foot offshore living containers. Starting immediately, ELA customers have the opportunity to choose this premium version.

A modern and appealing wooden-look for the cabinets and beds, as well as a yacht flooring create more comfort and improve the feel-good factor.

Spotted in Amsterdam: Assembly of our TLQs on board a vessel

Right now our ELA Offshore Living Quarters, ELA Offshore Stairway Containers and our Gangway Containers are assembled on board a vessel in Amsterdam. Great Job!

Offshoredays in Berlin: Gatzemeier talks about Mobile Offshore Accommodation for a fluctuating number of staff

On March 17 and 18, 2016 the “Offshoredays” organized by Spreewind will take place in Berlin. During these days, speakers from renowned companies will share their experiences. Hans Gatzemeier, Managing Director of the ELA Container Offshore Gmbh will be one of these experts. With his many years of expertise in the field of accommodation containers, he will focus on ”Mobile Offshore Accommodation for a fluctuating number of crew at sea”.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH looks back at the year 2015

Realization of numerous offshore projects since its founding in August 2014

The year 2015 is coming to an end, so it is time to look back at the past year. ELA Container Offshore GmbH draws a very positive balance for the year 2015. "I am very excited with what our team has accomplished in the year 2015. In addition to the realization of many small and large offshore projects as well as participating in numerous international exhibitions, we were also able to hire new employees that will be a support to our team", sums up Hans Gatzemeier, Managing Director of ELA Container Offshore GmbH.

ELA Offshore Special Containers for individual needs of the Offshore Industry

Several ELA Offshore Special Units in use on the high seas

One container is not just like another. For each project different specifications and requirements for a container come up. The same applies to the Offshore industry in which more and more special containers for individual works on the high sea are needed. ELA Offshore Container GmbH already built and delivered several of those specialized Offshore Containers within the last past months.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH builds first mobile MEDICbox for WINDEAcare

Mobile 10 ft Rescue Container for medical treatment on offshore sites

ELA Container Offshore GmbH delivered a 10 ft Offshore Container solution for WINDEA Offshore GmbH & Co. KG that is equipped as a Mobile Rescue Container. After a short planning and production time the first container of this type has been finished and delivered in June.

Thank you to everybody who joined us at ADIPEC 2015 in Abu Dhabi!

We hope you enjoyed the show, the Marina and the weather as much as we did!

Many visitors stopped by to have a look at our ELA Offshore Accommodation Containers and to see the newly created area at the exhibition: the Marine, Offshore & Heavy Equipment Area.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH to exhibit at ADIPEC 2015 in Abu Dhabi

ELA Container Offshore GmbH will participate at ADIPEC 2015 – the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference- from November 9th – 12th, 2015. The exhibition will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) in Abu Dhabi.

At booth HV90 on the outdoor exhibition area, ELA will showcase its offshore accommodation modules. “We are happy that we were able to contract one of the last available spots. The size and internationality of this exhibition is impressive and will give us the opportunity to further promote our containers to an international audience”, Katharina Pleus, Marketing Manager of ELA Container Offshore GmbH says.

ELA Offshore is prepared for the cold season: Offshore Drying Containers in stock

ELA Container Offshore GmbH ordered several Drying Systems from Pronomar BV to increase stock. By doing this, ELA prepares itself for the cold season in which there is a high demand for Drying Containers. “We always have containers in stock to be able to react to customers’ demands on short notice. Especially within the offshore industry where every second counts”, says Hans Gatzemeier, Managing Director of ELA Container Offshore GmbH.

BWE Conference „Offshore Windenergy Operation“: Gatzemeier talks about Mobile Offshore Accommodation

On November 3 and 4, 2015 a special conference organized by the Bundesverband WindEnergie e.V. on the topic “Offshore Windenergy Operation – Strategies and Experiences from the First Operating Phase” will take place. “We want to especially focus on “cost reduction measures” and “offshore experience reports”. For this purpose, we invited some well-respected and competent specialists that will discuss these topics.“, says Betül Özdemir, Senior Productmanager Events at Bundesverband WindEnergie e.V.

Thank you to everybody who joined us at Offshore Energy 2015 in Amsterdam!

We hope you enjoyed the show as much as we did!

Many visitors stopped by to have a look at our ELA Offshore Accommodation Containers and to have an ELA-Offshore-Container-Cake.

Construction of stand at Offshore Energy in Amsterdam is in full swing

ELA Container Offshore GmbH will participate at Offshore Energy 2015 from October 13th – 14th, 2015. The exhibition will take place at the RAI in Amsterdam.

In hall 11 at booth 099, ELA is assembling its offshore accommodation modules such as the ELA Offshore Living Quarter and ELA Offshore Multipurpose room.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH to exhibit at Offshore Energy 2015 in Amsterdam

ELA Container Offshore GmbH will participate at Offshore Energy 2015 from October 13th – 14th, 2015. The exhibition will take place at the RAI in Amsterdam.

In hall 11 at booth 099, ELA will showcase its offshore accommodation modules such as the ELA Offshore Living Quarter and ELA Offshore Multipurpose room.

ELA Offshore is traveling around: A full exhibition calendar for September: SPE OE in Aberdeen and the HUSUM Wind in Husum are about to begin

In September, there are two large international trade fairs where ELA Container Offshore GmbH will be exhibiting. Besides participating at the SPE Offshore Europe from the 8th - 11th of September, 2015 in Aberdeen, ELA Offshore will also have a large stand at the HUSUM Wind from the 15th - 18th of September, 2015 in Husum, Germany.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH confirmed participation at ADIPEC 2015 in Abu Dhabi

ELA Container Offshore GmbH has confirmed its participation at ADIPEC 2015 – the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference- from November 9th – 12th, 2015. The exhibition will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) in Abu Dhabi.

At booth HV90 on the outdoor exhibition area, ELA will showcase its offshore accommodation modules.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH celebrates it’s 1-year anniversary: Numerous offshore projects have been completed since the company was founded in August

More than ever before, energy companies are heading out to the open sea for the utilization of wind, oil and gas. Far away from the coast, usually over a period of several years, engineers and professional forces work together on the construction, commissioning and maintenance of wind turbine power plants, drilling rigs or parts of the infrastructure. ELA Container GmbH reacted to the increasing demand for adequate accommodation, lounges and work spaces at sea by establishing a subsidiary specializing in the offshore sector. Exactly one year ago on August 1st 2014, ELA Container Offshore GmbH was established and now it is celebrating it’s one year anniversary.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH signed exhibition contract for SPE Offshore Europe 2015 in Aberdeen

ELA Container Offshore GmbH has confirmed its participation at SPE Offshore Europe from September 8th – 11th, 2015. The exhibition will take place at the Exhibition & Conference Centre in Aberdeen.

At booth X09 on the outdoor exhibition area, ELA will showcase its offshore accommodation modules. “We are happy that we were able to contract one of the last available spots. The size and internationality of this exhibition is impressive and will give us the opportunity to further promote our containers to an international audience”, Katharina Pleus, Marketing Manager of ELA Container Offshore GmbH says.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH provides Offshore Office Containers for Martens en Van Oord

ELA Container Offshore GmbH delivered two Offshore Office Containers to the Netherland-based Martens en Van Oord. The containers will be placed on pontoons and barges working off the coast in dredging projects. “We decided to buy high quality used A60 ELA containers with DNV 2.7-1 / EN 12079-1 offshore certification, since we expect more and more projects where offshore regulations apply”, says André Haak, Senior Buyer at Martens en Van Oord.

New office rooms for ELA Container Offshore GmbH in Haren, Germany

ELA Container Offshore GmbH moved into its new office rooms based in Haren, Germany.

ELA Offshore is Main Sponsor of WINDFORCE 2015; Living Quarter and newly developed MEDICbox by WINDEAcare will be displayed

ELA Container Offshore GmbH will be the main sponsor of WINDFORCE conference and exhibition in 2015 and 2016. The WINDFORCE conference 2015 has become the central meeting place for the offshore wind industry in Germany during its 10-year history and takes place from June 9th-11th, 2015 in Bremerhaven. At the conference opening on June 9th, 2015, Günter Albers, Managing Director of ELA Container Offshore GmbH, as well as Olaf Lies, Niedersachsen’s Minister for Economic, Labour and Transport, and Markus Rieck, Managing Director of ALSTOM Power Renewable GmbH will give a short speech. During all days of the conference the ELA Offshore Living Quarter and the Mobile Rescue Container, the “MEDICbox” by WINDEAcare, are displayed at the outdoor area.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH provides Offshore Drying Container for Fred. Olsen Windcarrier

Recently ELA Container Offshore GmbH delivered a 20 ft Offshore Drying Container to Fred. Olsen Windcarrier. The container has been installed on board of the jack-up installation vessel “Brave Tern” to dry suits, boots and gloves of the staff on board. “We decided to use an ELA Offshore Drying Container to get the clothes dry as fast as possible. Based on our previous experience we were confident that ELA would be a reliable partner and would deliver on time”, says Michael Koed Aasted, Procurement and Logistics Manager at Fred. Olsen Windcarrier.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH provides Offshore Accommodation for Van Oord

ELA Container Offshore GmbH delivered two Offshore Offices as well as six Offshore Living Quarters to the Dutch company Van Oord. They will be used on Van Oord’s accommodation pontoon “Astrachan”. The “Astrachan” is 60 m long and 15 m wide and already has accommodation facilities on board. “For this project we were in need of extra accommodation and hence, we decided in favor of the flexible solutions ELA offers”, says Gerrit Jansen, Projectmanager at Van Oord.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH is expanding: New employees for the North American market will be starting in May on site in Houston

The northern Germany specialist for mobile offshore rooms and modules, ELA Container Offshore GmbH, has hired two new employees for the area of business development in North America. Recently founded in August of 2014, ELA Container Offshore GmbH now calls nine employees their own.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH supplies Offshore Accommodation Containers to Tiefbau GmbH Unterweser

ELA Container Offshore GmbH delivered 7 Living Quarters and 2 Stairway Containers to Tiefbau GmbH Unterweser in Oldenburg. Each ELA Living Quarter generates living space for two people with a shared sanitary unit and is additionally equipped with high quality LCD televisions.
The containers will be used for the windpark project “Gemini OWF” located 55 kilometers north of the island of Schiermonnikoog in the Dutch North Sea.

MARIKO lecture event „Offshore Accommodation“: Hans Gatzemeier talks about Mobile Offshore Container Solutions

Within the scope of the project “Offshore Hub Ems-Achse”, a special lecture event on the theme “Offshore Accommodation” will take place on Tuesday April 28th, 2015. This event was organized in collaboration with the law firm Ahlers & Vogel and the company MARIKO GmbH. Objective of this event is to provide an in-depth view into the topic living on offshore-work platforms. „We want to focus especially on ,independent living areasand ,accommodation containers. For this purpose, we invited some very specialized and competent specialists that will discuss these topics.“, says Mechtild Bode-Wübbeler, Project Manager of MARIKO GmbH.

ELA Container to exhibit at MaintenanceNEXT 2015 in Rotterdam: On- and Offshore Solutions at Booth 213 in Hall 3

ELA Container Nederland and ELA Container Offshore GmbH are jointly participating at Maintenance NEXT from April 21st - 23rd, 2015. The exhibition will again take place at Ahoy Rotterdam and will be dealing with the maintenance industry of today and tomorrow, with focus on employment increase, innovation and value creation. At booth 213 in hall 3, ELA will showcast its Onshore Units, as well as its Offshore Living Quarters and its Offshore Gangway Container.

EWEA Offshore 2015 in Copenhagen successful for ELA; Minister Olaf Lies visits stand of ELA Container Offshore GmbH

ELA Container Offshore GmbH participated at EWEA Offshore 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmark from 10th to 12th March 2015. The conference and exhibition unites the whole of the wind energy value chain covering manufacturers, developers, operations and maintenance, and logistics and installation. Numerous visitors took the chance to take a look at ELA’s Offshore Living Quarter, the Offshore Gangway and the Offshore Drying Container. “We are very satisfied with the outcome of the exhibition. We were able to generate many interesting contacts and succeeded in further promoting our company worldwide. A lot of visitors made use of the opportunity to see our containers at first hand”, Marketing Manager of ELA Container Offshore GmbH, Katharina Pleus, says.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH to exhibit at EWEA Offshore 2015 in Copenhagen

ELA Container Offshore GmbH is participating at EWEA Offshore 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmark from 10th to 12th March 2015. The conference and exhibition takes place at the Bella Center and unites the whole of the wind energy value chain covering manufacturers, developers, operations and maintenance, and logistics and installation. On stand C3-B34 ELA will showcast its Offshore Living Quarter, the Offshore Gangway and the Offshore Drying Container.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH invests in the production of 20 new Offshore Containers

As of beginning of February ELA Container Offshore GmbH produces 20 new Offshore Living Quarters and Multipurpose Rooms to be able to always react to customers’ needs at short notice. Thereby -within just one year- the Offshore-Rental-Fleet increases to 370 units, 320 of which are currently leased out throughout Europe.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH welcomes two new employees for North America / Houston, TX

ELA Container Offshore GmbH announced that two new employees have joined the company to expand its activities in North America. From the founding in August 2014 the company now counts nine employees.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH signs Main-Sponsor-Agreement with WINDFORCE

ELA Container Offshore GmbH will be the main sponsor of WINDFORCE conference and exhibition in 2015 and 2016.

Already in 2013 and 2014 ELA participated as Partial Sponsor and will now –as a Main Sponsor- obtain even more visibility.

ELA Offshore Website now available in German

From now on the content of the ELA Offshore website will be also available in German.

Up until now the Offshore Website that was launched in August 2014 was only available in English since this is the most spoken language within projects of the offshore industry. “By translating our website in German we hope to inform our national clients about our products, services and references more in-depth”, Marketing Manager of ELA Container Offshore GmbH, Katharina Pleus said.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH joins FPAL

ELA completed the qualification questionnaire and finished its profile at First Point Assessment Limited (FPAL) which is an oil and gas supply chain database.

Achilles FPAL is used as a major tool by oil and gas companies to select potential suppliers and awarding contracts. ELA recently joined to provide a profile for buyers to identify and assess the company during the tender process.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH - Forecast 2015

The year 2015 kicks off with tons of exciting happenings, projects and events.

“I am very excited about what lies ahead in 2015”, says Hans Gatzemeier, CEO at ELA Offshore Container GmbH. After a successful start of the 2014 founded company, ELA Offshore Container GmbH has already 350 leased units and is looking very confident into the future.

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 Offshore GmbH at Offshore Energy in Amsterdam

ELA Container Offshore GmbH is participating at Offshore Energy in Amsterdam on the 28th and 29th October 2014. The organizers expect around 10,000 visitors and 600 exhibitors this year. On booth 11.099 the ELA Offshore Living Quarter and the ELA Offshore Gangway Container can be viewed to get an impression of the high quality of ELA products.

ELA Container Offshore GmbH at WindEnergy 2014 in Hamburg

From 23rd to 26th September 2014 ELA Container is exhibiting at WindEnergy in Hamburg. This new international event will be held at the Hamburg Fair site covering the whole market of the international wind industry onshore and offshore. On booth EG.213 in hall B4 the ELA Offshore Living Quarter and the ELA Offshore Gangway Container can be viewed to get an impression of the high quality of ELA products.

ELA Container supports Supply Vessel

ELA Container delivered a three storey container complex for a supply vessel which operates within the Baltic Sea.

ELA Container will be exhibiting at Windforce 2014 in Bremen

From 17.- 19. June 2014 ELA will be exhibiting at Windforce 2014 in Bremen. On booth F32 in hall 5 the ELA Offshore Living Quarter and the ELA Offshore Gangway Container can be viewed in order to get an impression of the high quality of ELA products.