Auctioning used offshore wind transition piece manufacturing machinery

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November 18 - Transition pieces are an essential construction component of offshore wind turbines. Situated in the North-East of England, the former Tag Energy Solutions and EEW Offshore Structures site was the first UK manufacturer of large-diameter pipes in Great Britain. Since the start of production in 2015, more than 200 transition pieces have been made there, including 56 for the Hornsea One offshore wind project and 30 for Hornsea Two, both built by Danish renewable energy group Ørsted A/S (CPH:ORSTED).

Now, Cottrill & Co are conducting a sale of machinery and equipment previously used by EEW & OSB. The online auction sale consists of offshore wind turbine transition piece manufacturing and fabrication machinery. Offers will be accepted by December 9, 2021, 3pm (UK Time).

See below what is included in the sale:

-- Davi MCB 3090 Four Roll Plate Bending Rolls, Capacity: 3m x 120mm (2011)

-- ESAB Supraprex SXE-P4-8500 Portal Frame CNC Profile Cutters (2010)

-- Air Liquide Beam WM40 Sub-Arc Plate Welding Plant (2010)

-- Air Liquide Column & Boom Welding Systems – Models CB-Matic XLF 76-43, XLF 82-43, XLF 81-73.

-- Growing Lines consisting of Air Liquide Column & Boom Welding Systems, Weldec Bocker RNMA2500-8500 Gantry Type Welding Stations, ESAB Fit Up Trucks, Rollers and Roller Beds.

-- Graebener GLF 55-0 Long Seam & GRF 45 Portable Seam Milling Machines

-- Qty ESAB various model Powered Drive & Idler Rolls

-- Boss G4212GP/MK5A-1 Heavy Duty Rough Terrain Fork Lift Truck

-- Quantity of large capacity lifting equipment and many more items...

Offers are being invited for individual machines or as a Whole Facility prior to Auction. Should you wish to discuss the sale or any particular items of machinery please do not hesitate to contact Cottrill & Co’s office on + 44 (0) 121 328 2424 or email

Full details and photographs can also be found on Cottrill & Co’s website: 

Please find a copy of the full colour brochure created for this auction here: 

A full 3D tour of the lots available to view here:

Cottrill & Co are a UK based company specialising in purchasing manufacturing assets on a worldwide basis. Please contact their office to discuss the options available to you in disposing of your surplus equipment.


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