Smulders will see 95 Granada cranes installed on the first phase of the wind farm Dogger Bank A, and 95 Cranes installed on the second phase of the wind farm, Dogger Bank B. One crane will be installed on each wind turbine platform. In addition, there are a further two units for the Dogger Bank B convertor platform, and it builds on Granada’s previous contract with Aibel, for the Dogger Bank A convertor platform davit cranes, awarded last year.
With contracts from existing and new customers, Granada’s most recent projects are across a broad range of sectors, demonstrating the company’s expertise in lifting and handling solutions.
Granada’s diverse product range and the company’s reputation for quality and service has seen them win multiple onshore contracts which the installation team will be completing over the next few months. Crane and gantry packages include cranes from 3.2 tonnes up to 10 tonnes, with freestanding gantries of various lengths. Each package is specified according to customers’ needs and will be used in industries from power generation to motorhome manufacture – making full use of Granada’s breadth of expertise and installation experience.
Granada’s onshore division has recently completed a contract to specify and install the lifting and handling equipment for a new 50,000 sq. ft. Research Centre for Dunphy Combustion, leaders in combustion design and manufacture since 1964.
The first offshore substation platform (OSP) at Triton Knoll was installed last month at its designated location at the project site. At 1,400 tonnes, OSP West is one of two substations for Triton Knoll, both featuring Granada’s patented Python davit cranes.
Fezer have been designing and producing lifting equipment since 1928, incorporating vacuum technology in 1961, and the company’s innovation and product excellence is recognised worldwide. As the sole UK partner for Fezer, Granada now offer customers an even greater range of efficient, economical and ergonomic lifting and handling solutions, to simplify and increase the safety of a whole host of production processes.