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New Windfarm Deal for Harland & Wolff Secures 80 Jobs

20th April 2017
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New contract for H&W in offshore renewables sector secures 80 jobs New contract for H&W in offshore renewables sector secures 80 jobs

#NewContract - A new contract for Harland & Wolff is to provide parts for an off-shore windfarm off the coast of Germany — supporting 80 jobs.

The Belfast Telegraph writes that the firm has been chosen by jacket foundation supplier ST3 Offshore to supply suction buckets for DONG Energy’s Borkum Riffgrund 2, which is an an offshore windfarm.

As part of this agreement, H&W will manufacture and export a significant number of suction buckets.

The suction buckets manufactured by H&W will be exported from the UK to ST3’s advanced serial manufacturing plant in Stettin, Poland, for fitting prior to foundation installation.

For more on the contract, click here.

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Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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