Wind turbines arrive at UK port

By Laura Hatton26 March 2014

The longest tower section measured more than 20.8 metres long

The longest tower section measured more than 20.8 metres long

Wind turbine components destined for wind farms under construction have arrived at Humber Ports, UK.

The components are for the Seven Trent and Todmorden wind farms, in Wanlip, Newthorpe, Spondon and Todmorden in the UK. Port operations, storage and delivery of the parts has been organised and carried out by WWL ALS.

Included in the shipments were five Nordex N90/R80 wind turbines for the Todmorden wind farm, including 43.8 metre long turbine blades. Also in the shipment were the towers, which are made up of four sections each. The longest tower section measures more than 20.8 m long and has the largest diameter is 4.30 m, a company spokesperson said.

For the Seven Trent wind farms, which are at Wanlip, Newthorpe, and Spondon, WWL ALS helped with port operations and dispatch for four N100/R80 wind turbines with 48.8 m long blades.

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