Dietmar Gosch joins Carneades

Hamburg, 22.10.2020 Dietmar Gosch joined the Carneades Project Services team this month as Senior Contract and Claim Manager. Dietmar has a long track record in offshore wind expanding over almost two decades. His experience includes the negotiation of the supply contract and the project management of the Beatrice Demonstrator for the former WTG manufacturer REpower […]

Market insights: Germany’s National Hydrogen Strategy close to the finishing line

Hydrogen is considered a key element for the energy supply and a decarbonization strategy. Its field of use is versatile: hydrogen can serve as an energy carrier, an energy storage medium, for the sector coupling and as an essential resource within chemical and industrial processes. With its “Nationale Wasserstoffstrategie” (national hydrogen strategy or NWS), which […]

Cross-sector industries and global supply chain are shaken by Corona

Market insights – Identify legal scope of action and critical supply chain activities Cross-sector industries and global supply chain threaten to break down due to the Corona virus crisis. In addition, the crisis puts various branches massively under pressure and is heavily striking the labor factor, since laborers are forced or advised to stay home. […]

Corona – Maßnahmenpaket zur Existenzsicherung

Die aktuelle Lage um Covid-19 birgt Unsicherheiten und Herausforderungen für die gesamte Weltwirtschaft. Um den drohenden Leistungsstörungen und Insolvenzrisiken von nationalen Unternehmen jeder Größe flexibel begegnen zu können, hat das Bundeskabinett heute einen Gesetzesentwurf zur Abmilderung der Folgen der Covid-19 Pandemie beschlossen. Der Gesetzesentwurf dient als Formulierungshilfe für die Koalitionsfraktionen und sieht tiefgreifende Ergänzungen zum […]

Market insights: Now time to rest – Northern German states are investing in their hydrogen future

The interest in hydrogen and its potential in general for the energy policy and in detail for dedicated business cases is enormous, although hydrogen is not a new topic and has been researched for decades. While only a few participants were represented at previous trade fairs or workshops, there seems to be a cross-sector interest […]

Insolvency Risks – a significant, but manageable risk

Developers and operators of wind farms are subject to the risk of losing the WTG supplier or other major contract partners due to either insolvency, an M&A process or shut down of the business activities. Recent examples are the WTG manufacturers, BARD, Adwen and most recently Senvion, but also monopile and tower manufacturer Ambau. Depending […]

IT Outsourcing Contract Management, tasks within ITIL phases

When talking about contract management in complex IT outsourcing projects, the following tasks should be taken care of: RfP of IT Outsourcing Contracts Preparation of a RFP together with technical experts and the purchase department based on an existing Service Strategy and Service Design according to ITIL (Support of the) evaluation of proposals Support during […]


On 07 April 2017, our Managing Partner Alexander Kruse was presenting as a guest at the Hogan Lovells Offshore Breakfast in Hamburg. The title of his presentation was: “Offshore Wind Tender Systems Offshore – Driving Down Development Costs pre Bid”. In lively discussions the future of finalisation of bids for the auctions was discussed, especially […]