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  • 27 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The jack-up vessel Voltaire has installed twelve wind turbines at the Dogger Bank A offshore wind farm in the UK so far and is currently in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, where it will undergo scheduled maintenance and return to the UK project in May. This is according to a Notice of Operations from the project issued […]

  • 27 October 2023
    Environment, R&D

    The Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO), TenneT, has placed several artificial reefs at the Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore transformer platform in the Dutch North Sea. The platform will connect the Ecowende consortium (Shell/Eneco) wind farm to the high-voltage grid. In collaboration with Equans/Smulders, TenneT placed two types of artificial reefs near the offshore substation […]

  • 8 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Industry, Research & Development

    Finland’s Suomen Hyötytuuli will conduct a full demerger, transferring its wind farms to a new firm of the same name, while Tahkoluoto Offshore Oy will take ownership of the Tahkoluoto demonstration and extension project, the world’s first offshore wind farm in frozen sea conditions, as part of efforts to strengthen offshore wind production. To prepare […]

  • 11 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The first two wind turbines have been installed at Dogger Bank A, the first of the three phases of the UK’s 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm, the world’s biggest offshore wind farm under construction. According to a Notice of Operations from the project, the first wind turbine was installed on the 29th of August […]

  • 3 March 2020

    The China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) shipyard has launched the hull of Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT) Alfa Lift vessel into the water, so it could be shifted to a site where the final assembly will take place.

  • 8 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Red Rock Marine has won a contract to deliver a 30T compact telescopic offshore crane for OHT’s semi-submersible offshore wind foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift. The 30T compact telescopic offshore crane will assist Alfa Lift’s main crane, supplied by Liebherr, during monopile installation. Red Rock plans to deliver the crane to a European yard within the first quarter of […]

  • 19 October 2021

    Seaway 7 has reported there has been an incident involving the main crane on board the Alfa Lift foundation installation vessel, currently under construction at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) shipyard in Jiangsu. According to the company, there was an “unplanned movement” of the folding A-frame on the vessel’s Liebherr HLC15000 crane, installed on […]

  • 24 September 2021

    The installation of the Liebherr HLC15000 crane on board OHT’s new vessel Alfa Lift has been completed at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) shipyard in Jiangsu, China, the vessel owner reported via social media. Currently, the vessel is being fitted with monopile cradles in preparation for her first project installing foundations on Dogger Bank, […]

  • 10 March 2021

    Deck cargo ship BigLift Barentsz has left the port of Rostock, Germany, with the first two main components of the Liebherr crane destined for OHT’s new wind farm foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift. The slewing platform and the A-frame of the upcoming heavy lift crane HLC 150000 are on their way to the shipyard of […]

  • 16 March 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The Seaway Alfa Lift foundation installation vessel is not expected to be operational on offshore wind projects during 2022, according to Stuart Fitzgerald, Chief Executive Officer of Seaway 7. As reported, Seaway Alfa Lift suffered an incident with the A-frame on the 3,000t Liebherr crane in October 2021. The A-frame has since been removed from […]

  • 2 March 2021

    OHT’s new build vessel Alfa Lift has been floated out of the dry dock on 28 February at China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) shipyard in Jiangsu, China, where the vessel’s main crane components are set to arrive from Germany next month. Work will now continue on the steel and internal fit-out on the moored vessel, […]

  • 27 November 2019

    Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT) new semi-submersible wind farm foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift is taking shape at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) yard in China. According to Ulstein, two 450t blocks were lifted into dock for assembly on 21 November at CMHI’s facility in Jiangsu. Alfa Lift, for which the first steel was cut on 1 […]

  • 12 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Norway’s OHT Alfa Lift AS has received and accepted a firm offer, subject to satisfactory documentation, for a USD 135 million Senior Secured Green ECA Credit Facility. The loan is for the post-delivery financing of the company’s wind foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift. The facility, to be drawn upon delivery of the vessel, has a […]

  • 11 November 2020

    Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock has put together the lower slewing unit of the HLC 150000-300 heavy lift crane which will be installed on OHT’s Alfa Lift installation vessel. According to the crane supplier, “the wedding” of the the lower slewing column and the machinery frame, which together make the lower slewing unit, marks the latest key milestone […]

  • 21 January 2020

    The China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) shipyard has installed 78 out of 162 blocks in the dock of Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT) new wind farm foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift. According to OHT, the hull structural steel construction of the remaining blocks is also taking shape. In total 103 of the 162 blocks have reached the […]

  • 4 October 2019

    China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) has laid the keel for Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT) new semisubmersible wind farm foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift. CMHI is constructing the Ulstein-designed vessel at its facility in Jiangsu under an order it received from OHT in July last year. According to OHT, for the first time the fabricated blocks have come together for assembly in the […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has signed a contract for transport and installation of foundations for the Dogger Bank A offshore wind farm, after being chosen as the preferred supplier for the work in 2019. The contract is subject to the project’s final investment decision, according to OHT, which expects a contract for the second phase, […]

  • 13 June 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Strashnov will be deployed on Dogger Bank Wind Farm for a full 2023 campaign as the company’s new vessel Seaway Alfa Lift, which suffered a crane incident in 2021, is now scheduled to be delivered in the second half of 2023. As reported last year, the vessel had an incident with the A-frame on […]

  • 30 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Norway’s OHT has entered into a binding Heads of Agreement with China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) for the construction of two wind turbine installation vessels, with options for two more units. OHT entered the agreement through its wholly-owned subsidiary, VIND Offshore Installation AS. The vessels will be jack-ups of GustoMSC design and will be prepared […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has been selected as the preferred supplier for the installation of foundations at the Dogger Bank offshore wind project in the UK. OHT’s new semi-submersible wind farm foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift will be used for the transport and installation of monopile foundations and transition pieces at Dogger Bank’s 1.2GW Creyke […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    MacGregor has placed an order with Kongsberg Maritime for its Pile Gripper Guidance System (PGGS) for the Alfa Lift foundation installation vessel, which China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) is currently building for Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT). In August, MacGregor announced an EPC contract for the vessel’s the monopile lifting, skidding and transfer system. The company […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank Wind Farm has signed the contract with OHT to transport and install foundations for the second phase of the world’s largest wind farm – the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank. Dogger Bank Wind Farm and OHT signed the contract for the 1.2 GW Dogger Bank A phase in July. The new contract covers the […]

  • 31 January 2019

    MAN Energy Solutions has won an order to supply the engines for a new semi-submersible offshore wind farm foundation installation vessel for Oslo-based Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT). MAN’s scope of supply covers 4 × MAN 12V32/44CR GenSets with a total output of 28,800kW. The new vessel will be built at the shipyard of China Merchants […]

  • 26 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    Dutch company Safeway and the UK-based Tyne Gangway have signed a cooperation agreement, which will see Tyne Gangway supporting Safeway in the Port of Tyne and the UK. The UK company, specialising in design and manufacturing of marine access systems, will provide the aluminium inner and outer boom and location for fast servicing for Safeway […]

  • 27 August 2020

    MacGregor has received an order to deliver the mission-critical system for Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT) offshore wind foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift. The scope includes the engineering, procurement and construction of the monopile lifting, skidding and transfer system, said to be an integral part of the installation process undertaken by employing an upending tool and […]

  • 6 March 2019

    The first steel of the OHT semisubmersible offshore wind farm foundation installation vessel was cut on 1 March at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) yard in China. The Ulstein-designed Alfa Lift vessel is developed for operations in the offshore renewables and installation market. The vessel has the ability to perform heavy lift crane operations […]