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Rhyl Flats

Client
MTHøjgaard
Location
Irish Sea, UK
Date
2008-2009
Foundation
Mono piles
Equipment
PBA 936
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In 2009 Ballast Nedam Offshore Energy as a sub- contractor of MTHøjgaard pile-drove and drilled 25 foundations for the Rhyl Flats Offshore Wind Farm, located 8 km north east of Llandudno North Wales.

It is Wales second offshore windfarm in Liverpool Bay. These foundations has been successfully installed from the heavy lift vessel Svanen march-august 2009. Each monopile is app. 4,7 m diameter and weigh 200 tons.

During this job DDC was standby with the Wirth PBA 936 with a drill bit with 4400mm diameter. This PBA 936 is hydraulically driven by a Power pack and works with the reverse air lift drilling principal.

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