Review August 2011: Mercury nets EirGrid storage depot deal

EirGrid, the state-owned operator of the electricity grid, awarded a €3.5 million contract to Mercury Engineering to build a marine storage depot in Britain. Situated at the Port of Liverpool in nort

1st January, 2012
Review August 2011: Mercury nets EirGrid storage depot deal
Dermot Byrne, chief executive of EirGrid, with John Fitzgerald, East West Interconnector project director, viewing the plans for the project.

EirGrid, the state-owned operator of the electricity grid, awarded a €3.5 million contract to **Mercury Engineering** to build a marine storage depot in Britain.

Situated at the Port of Liverpool in north-west England, the 1,000 square metre facility was for the storage of up to 800 tons of submarine cable and other equipment for the East-West Interconnector. Mercury said it would be built on a greenfield site on Brocklebank Dock and create up to 30...

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