Dutch Navy Clears Legacy Mines from Wind Farm Site

August 27, 2019 (Google Translation) – HNLMS Zierikzee of the Royal Netherlands Navy cleared 5 mines on the North Sea this week. The explosives were found during preparatory work for a new offshore wind farm. This ‘Borssele Windfarm’ is located 25 miles off the coast of Vlissingen. The construction of the wind farm is planned for the beginning of October. LMB sea mines were among the cleared projectiles. These are German mines dropped from planes. They work acoustically and explode through vibrations. In addition, the navy cleared a British MK14,…

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