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  • 3 March 2020
    Vessels

    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.

  • 23 September 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has awarded Norway’s OHT with a contract to transport 48 jacket foundations for the Moray East offshore wind farm from the United Arab Emirates to Scotland. OHT will transport the 45 wind turbine jackets and three offshore transformer module (OTM) jackets from Lamprell’s fabrication yard in the UAE to the Port of Nigg in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Vessels

    Technip has hired Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) for the provision of transportation services for the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park. Torgeir Ramstad, CEO of OHT, said: “This marks our entry into the offshore wind business, a market with enormous needs for logistical and transportation services. OHT has a long track record of providing a timely, predictable […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Vessels

    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 […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Norway’s OHT has signed a contract with China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) in Jiangsu, China, for the construction of a 48,000 dwt semi-submersible offshore wind farm foundation installation vessel, with options to extend the program with up to three vessels.

  • 4 October 2019
    Vessels

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Kongsberg Maritime has secured a contract by Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) to equip a new heavy-lift crane vessel currently under construction at China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI).

  • 21 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT’s) vessel Hawk arrived at the Port of Nigg on 21 July, carrying nine jacket foundations for Moray East wind turbines and one for the project’s offshore substation. The jackets will now be offloaded at Global Energy Group’s site in Nigg and will go through final preparations before Seajacks Scylla picks them […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT’s) vessel Albatross arrived at the Port of Nigg on 6 June with the second load of Moray East jacket foundations, after more than 40 days of sailing to transport the six jackets from the United Arab Emirates. Meanwhile, OHT Hawk is en route to Scotland, carrying the next batch of foundations […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Vessels

    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 […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Vessels

    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 […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Vessels

    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 […]

  • 1 January 2019

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  • 21 February 2018
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Gulf Marine Services’ Self Elevating Support Vessel (SESV) GMS Evolution has joined her sister vessel GMS Endeavour in the Port of Blyth to undergo mobilisation for operations at the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.

  • 27 August 2020
    Vessels

    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 […]

  • 21 November 2011

    Two new build ‘Seabreeze’ windmill installation vessels shall be equipped with OCTOPUS-Onboard. The vessels shall be operated by NSB (Germany) in order to install windmills in the Nordsee Ost windfarm project for RWE Innogy. RWE Innogy pools the renewable energy expertise and power plants of the RWE Group. The company plans, builds and operates facilities […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The heavy load carrier OHT Osprey has arrived in the Port of Nigg with the first eight jacket foundations for the Moray East offshore wind farm. The jackets, manufactured by Lamprell in the United Arab Emirates, are the first of the total of 45 that the company will ship to the UK for the Moray […]

  • 8 April 2014

    After it was recently completed, Meerwind Süd-Ost offshore wind farm is undergoing hot commissioning at the moment. Earlier this month, WindMW announced that they have wrapped up the installation work on this offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. Seaway Heavy Lifting’s Oleg Strashnov installed the 3,500-tonne offshore converter substation, which was built by […]

  • 7 July 2014

    Bladt team completed the load out of the Nordsee Ost substation last week. The substation is now on the barge, where it will undergo measures to secure sea fastening before it makes its journey to the final destination in the German North Sea. The 1900 tonnes substation, which Bladt Industries fabricated for the German utility […]

  • 10 June 2016

    RWE has carried out an emergency exercise at the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm in Germany. The RWE team, together with partners, exercised an emergency rescue of an injured offshore worker on a Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV). The crew on board the CTV, a rescue helicopter with pilots, a winch operator, ambulance and paramedics, and more […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Vessels

    On the morning of 15 November, a fire broke out in the engine room of the crew transfer vessel (CTV) World Calima that was operating at the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm. Eight wind farm technicians and five crew members were aboard the CTV at the time and nobody was hurt during the incident.

  • 19 December 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The first electricity from the Nordsee Ost (North Sea East) offshore wind farm off the German coast is flowing shore-ward. The first of a total of 48 wind turbines has commenced trial operation in the past few days and is already feeding its green electricity into the grid. Grid operator TenneT had connected the wind farm […]