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In 2017 the yard changed hands once again to Smulders Projects.
The Belgian firm Smulders is 'a market leader in the construction of steel foundations for offshore wind farms'

The current contract in 2017 is 11 foundations for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) near Aberdeen Bay.


The first batch of four arrived in March 2017, followed at monthly intervals by another eight.


Base  for the towers - May 2017

Sarens Crane

Sarens SGC - 120 crane installed in May 2017 has a lifting capacity of 3200 tonnes

June 2017

Work proceeds - June 2017 (Photo Kevin Blair)

Outward 2017

The finished product outbound - September 2017

Three legs

New three legged design - inbound November 2017