Granada Delivers 1000th Offshore Wind Farm Crane
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Granada Material Handling recently delivered its 1000th wind farm davit crane as part of its contract to supply cranes to Ørsted’s 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.Each of the wind farm’s Siemens Gamesa 174 7MW turbines will require a davit crane and Granada is assembling and testing the cranes at its facility near Manchester. Each crane weighs approximately 3,000 kilograms and has the lifting capacity of one tonne.They will be fixated to the foundation platform next to the turbine tower, to help lift parts and tools from the crew transfer vessels to the turbines.Mark Sidwell, director of Granada Material Handling Ltd, said: “We are extremely pleased to have reached this prestigious milestone in our delivery programme; this is testament to our tried, tested and proven product and also our strong UK supply chain. With the recently announced contract wins for Granada at East Anglia 1 and Hornsea Offshore wind farms we expect a busy year ahead.’’Granada is currently working with several wind farm developers on new projects and will announce further projects shortly.