Collett delivers 57metre blades for Twentyshilling Wind Farm

In June 2021, the Collett Teams began transporting components for 9 Vestas V117 turbines from King George V Dock.  Each of the components for each complete turbine; the three tower sections, three blades, nacelle, drive train and hub, would require specialist transport logistics for the 170 mile journey to site. Collett undertook a test drive …

DC Battery Technologies launches new 4,000 Series Lithium Iron batteries

DC Battery Technologies Ltd has announced the launch of the new 4,000 Series of Lithium Iron Phosphate LiFePO4 batteries. The new 4,000 Series offers a range of benefits such as unique triple-safety protection, fast charge performance and prominent long life for applications including marine, leisure, electric vehicles, energy storage systems, mobile CCTV and lighting, and …

Eiffage consortium secures two offshore wind contracts in the UK

Eiffage consortium has been awarded two new contracts to manufacture the foundations and electrical substations for two wind farms off the British coast. Alongside the Dutch company Sif, Smulders won the contract to manufacture and supply 87 foundations, each comprising a monopile and transition piece, for the third and final phase (C) of the Dogger …

Collett transports two shunt reactors over 5000 miles

The Collett Team were contracted to provide a door-to-door service, including the project management, engineering and the transport of two 160Te shunt reactors. The shunt reactors were transported in three stages before arriving at the substation site. First, the Collett Team worked in partnership with a trusted European partner to transport the shunt reactors ahead …

DP World invests £300M in new fourth berth at London Gateway logistics hub

DP World has announced that it will begin work next month on a new fourth berth at its London Gateway logistics hub to increase supply chain resilience and create more capacity for the world’s largest vessels. The £300m sum, which builds on the £2bn investment DP World has made in Britain over the last decade, …