New Offshore Wind Tower Plant Rises in Port of Bilbao

The temporary consortium of INBISA Construcción, Gaimaz and Intxausti has completed the first phase in the construction of the new offshore wind tower manufacturing plant for Haizea Wind Group in the Port of Bilbao, Spain.

Image source: Port of Bilbao

The structure has been completed halfway through the works schedule, together with the completion of the new office building front and 50% of the roofing in accordance with the main contract targets set out by the Port Authority of Bilbao.

The construction companies have carried out periodic controls and coordination on execution of the pre-fabricated structure with a view to checking the elements, the planning schedules and monitoring the execution of the contracted times.

Besides manufacturing offshore wind towers, the new 48,000m² plant on Dock AZ-2 will provide outdoor storage for finished products and will consist of three pavilions built in parallel, each 20 meters high and topped with pre-fabricated concrete delta beams.

Worth approximately EUR 17 million, the total work execution time will equal seven and a half months and is scheduled for completion in February 2018.

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