CWind Demonstrates Cable-Handling Capabilities

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CWind has completed a week of cable team demonstrations at its training facility in Barrow-in-Furness.

CWind utilised the Barrow-in-Furness training tower of NWFTC, its training centre, to demonstrate the pull-in in a realistic scenario. The tower, which is also used for pre-project scenario testing, is the UK’s only onshore training tower with a real transition piece. Attendees were given the opportunity to climb the tower and observe the tower team during the pull-in of the cable.

The demonstration also allowed a view into what would be under water underneath the confined space and monitor the progress of the cable through the aperture.

Lee Andrews, Operations Director at CWind said: “Interest among clients has been really high for these demonstrations, we had to put on more sessions than we had anticipated.”

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