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Humber Ports UK Wind Turbine Shipments

ALS has completed and is currently involved in a series of port operations for wind farms for Nordex involving the Humber Ports.

These include 4 wind farm projects completed for Seven Trent and Todmorden wind farms, the latter of which is an on going project.

13th February 2014

5 Nordex N90/R80 wind turbines featuring LM 43.80m long blades. The towers comprise of 4 sections, the longest of which measures over 20.80 metres long and largest diameter 4.30 metres.

Seven Trent
4 identical N100/R80 wind turbines chosen for 3 different sites: Wanlip, Newthorpe, and Spondon. The blades measure 48.80 metres long.

ALS’ role encompasses vessel operations, port operations, storage, quality and stock control and dispatch to individual wind farms.

Vessel operations/ ships husbandry
Controlling vessel movement within the Humber estuary and port, liaising with pilots, customs, mooring, port authorities, port health, crew welfare and vessel owners requirements.

Port Operations – Phase 1
Responsibility for: managing and arranging all cargo discharge operations from vessels including: stevedoring, crane hire, welders, organising and liaising with specialist transport for removal to storage area.

Port Operations - Phase 2
· Managing, receiving storage and dispatch in allocated storage areas at port.
· All quality control including: inspection and condition reporting of individual components.
· Care and maintenance of stock

The team offers an individual service of the highest standard with a global presence and reliable partners, providing clients with the most suitable and cost-effective solutions.

Additional project services include the provision of vessel chartering and road transportation.

For further information

Contact: Mrs Jill Peacock

Tel: +44 (0) 1482 796214