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VolkerInfra appointed for major Horizontal Directional Drills on Rampion Offshore Wind Farm

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VolkerInfra has been appointed to complete major works on the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm, which is being built 13km off the Sussex coast by E.ON with partner the UK Green Investment Bank plc.

Rampion wind farm
Rampion Offshore Wind Farm

The works comprise of onshore major horizontal directional drills (HDDs) - under the A27, a railway crossing, the A283 and River Adur.

The company will also do one landfall to connect the onshore and offshore cables when installed.

Jonathon Humphries, managing director of VolkerInfra, said: “We are delighted to be appointed for the Rampion project and look forward to safely delivering the works in collaboration with our VolkerWessels sister companies Visser & Smit Hanab and VBMS.”

The work forms part of the wider Rampion project which when completed will provide 400MW of generating capacity delivered from 116 turbines.

Site activities for VolkerInfra start in Q4 this year and are set to be completed by Q2 2016.

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