Work begins on UK offshore wind farm

LDD, the offshore drilling services provider has delivered its LD5000 rig to the Gwynt y Môr wind farm off the coast of North Wales where it will begin foundation works.

The company will use the reverse circulation rig to provide pile relief drilling for the installation of 160 turbine foundations in Liverpool Bay.

Offshore wind farm

LDD vice president of operations Andy Seager said, "The Gwynt y Môr project is extremely exciting for us, as one of the largest wind farms currently in construction in Europe. Developing the LD5000 really put our engineering expertise and creative abilities to the test.

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