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Tug BRENT and Barge ABJV4 with system tower elements on the way to offshore wind farm „London Array“ waits in Cuxhaven for better weather | by cuxclipper 
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Tug BRENT and Barge ABJV4 with system tower elements on the way to offshore wind farm „London Array“ waits in Cuxhaven for better weather

This photo was taken in the morning at bad weather.

Later came the sun :-))

  

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Type: Tug

Design: Robert Allen RA 3200.W

Flag: The Netherlands

Port of Registry: IJmuiden

Owner: Iskes, Salvage & Towage, IJmuiden, The Netherlands

Year built: 2009

Built by: Gebr Kooiman Scheepswerf BV, Zwijndrecht, The Netherlands

Length: 32.10m, 33.10m with fenders

Beam: 12.00m, 12.80m with fenders

Draft: 5.80m

Air draft: 21.00m

Gross tonnage: 499 tons

Bollard pull: 83 tons

Type of propulsion: 2 x Wärtsilä / Lips 275 CP

Main engines: 2 × Type 12 ABC DZC

Engine power: 7200 bhp

Bow thruster: 280 bhp

Speed​​: 13.5 knots

Accommodation: 7 beds

Callsign: PBNY

MMSI: 2459100

IMO: 9507051

www.iskestugs.nl/

 

The London Array is an offshore wind farm under construction in the outer Thames Estuary in the United Kingdom. With 1,000 megawatt (MW) nameplate capacity, it is expected to become the world's largest offshore wind farm.The site is 17.77 miles (28.60 km) off the North Foreland on the Kent coast in the area of Long Sand and Kentish Knock,and will cover 90 square miles (230 km2) between Margate in Kent and Clacton in Essex. The first foundation was installed in March 2011and phase I is expected to be completed end 2012 at a cost of €2.2 billion and will deliver a capacity of 630MW.

Their foundations are built by the joint venture between Per Aarsleff - Denmark- and Bilfinger Berger Ingenieurbau - Germany. The same company supply and install monopiles.

 

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Array

  

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Taken on March 31, 2012