First Renewable Cargo of the Season Arrives at Inverness

6th April 2018

Port of Inverness welcomed the MV Randzel back with the first renewable cargo for Dorenell Wind Farm which is a joint venture between Infinergy Ltd and Glenfiddich Estate.  The vessel arrived on the 3rd of April from Santander in Spain carrying tower sections. 

This first arrival is one of 24 planned for the Dorenell Wind Farm which in total comprises 59 3MW Vestas V90 turbines.  Devivery to site is planned to start shortly. 

boatCommenting on the arrival, Chief Executive Sinclair Browne said, “We are delighted to welcome the Randzel back with this load.  It is the start of one of our busiest years for renewable cargoes as in addition we will also handle the delivery of wind turbines for the Tom nan Clach development out toward Cawdor.  The Randzel’s last visit to Inverness was in May 2015 when she was carrying machinery for Corriegarth Wind Farm.” 

The Port of Inverness continues to be one of the leading ports in the north for the renewables industry. 

The Randzel is due to sail later this week and the photos shows her alongside the North Longman Quay unloading the tower sections.  The ship is just under 99 metres long with a gross weight of 3,173 tonnes and was built in 2006.