BLRT Grupp manufactured wind turbine anchors for offshore wind farm under construction near the coasts of the UK
Marketex Offshore Constructions company, an affiliated company of BLRT Grupp, successfully completed production and delivery of 21 anchors for the wind turbine foundations commissioned by the Belgian Smulders Projects company, to be installed in Scotland in the Aberdeen Bay wind farm with capacity of 92.4 MW.
International tender for manufacture and delivery of anchors was held in autumn 2016, and contract was concluded already in December. Within the project over 3,000 tons of products were manufactured and shipped. Anchors are complex structures with a diameter of 9.5 meters, height up to 15 meters and weight from 140 to 195 tons, and manufacturing of these must meet a very high demands regarding quality of welding and painting.
Ruslan Didukh, the member of the Board of Marketex Offshore Constructions says, “Nowadays wind energy is rapidly developing in many countries of the world. This project enables to enter an offshore wind energy market of Great Britain new for us, which is by far the largest and fastest growing in the world - in 2016 investments reached about 8 billion euros.”