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Granada completes Humber Gateway Wind Farm project

Granada has recently supplied and installed two 2te SWL Power Slew Jib Cranes for the Humber Gateway Wind Farm Operations Base. The cranes are complete with radio control, hoist canopy and storm lock. These Granada cranes have been specially designed for the environment, with an increased operational wind speed window, and with a C5M paint system – designed to meet the highest levels of corrosivity, for inshore and offshore marine environments.

Scheduled to open this year, and located 8km off the East Yorkshire coast, the Humber Gateway Wind Farm will comprise of 73 turbines and will have an installed capacity of up to 219MW. Upon completion, it will be capable of generating enough electricity to power up to 170,000 UK homes.

Mark Sidwell, Director of Granada Material Handling, commented, “We are delighted to have completed another UK wind farm project. Granada design and manufacture in the UK, for worldwide supply, and it is most encouraging to see our expertise in this sector recognised with another high-profile client, E-ON.”

Granada Material Handling are market leaders in the Renewables sector, and are the UK’s leading offshore wind farm davit crane supplier. Their specialist solutions range from supply boats to the wind turbine platform and on- turbine handling. All Granada engineers are offshore profile registered.