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Port Operations head Barry Denness stands in front of massive, newly-minted wind turbine blades at Siemens's new plant in Hull, UK. “(They're) in service for 25 years in the North Sea, not the most hospitable of conditions," he says. "Hence the reason why

Port Operations head Barry Denness stands in front of massive, newly-minted wind turbine blades at Siemens's new plant in Hull, UK. “(They're) in service for 25 years in the North Sea, not the most hospitable of conditions," he says. "Hence the reason why they’re 30 tons.”

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