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SHIP REPAIR MIDDLE EAST where renewable energy capacity is set to expand rapidly in in the Netherlands. The facility is scheduled to become fully the years ahead. operational later this year.

DDW has established a sound track record in the renewables Other projects include the conversion of a ship into a crane sector. At the end of 2021, the shipyard delivered a 700MW vessel, Bokalift 2, in preparation for a range of offshore re- topside, comprising worker accommodation and power grid newable energy projects. The project, which prepared the processing equipment, for the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm vessel for the installation of a 4,000-tonne Huisman Off- in the Dutch sector of the North Sea. The facility is set to gen- shore Mast Crane, involved some 9,000 tonnes of new steel erate a total of 1,500MW of renewable energy, enough to meet to increase stability, the creation of an 8,970 square yard the annual consumption of more than two million households working deck, and accommodation for 150 persons. The

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