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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 January 2019

    The Offshore WIND editorial staff brings the most read articles in 2018 chosen by you, our readers.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 26 October 2011
    Authorities

      Binocular-toting tourists tooling along U.S. Highway 101 might find themselves rubbernecking at an odd sight bobbing in the Pacific Ocean ne… By Winston Ross (registerguard) [mappress] Source: registerguard, October 26, 2011

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT)  has terminated Charles F. Dunleavy as Chief Executive Officer and as an employee of the Company, effective June 9, 2014. Mr.Dunleavy has also been removed from his position as Chairman of the Board of Directors. David L. Keller, who has served as a Non-Executive Director of the company since October […]

  • 12 May 2015

    Robert J. Burger was elected to the Ocean Power Technologies’ Board of Directors effective May 8, 2015. Most recently, Burger was President and CEO of MAN Diesel & Turbo North America Inc., a German manufacturer and the provider of large diesel engines for use in ships and power stations. Prior to that, he was President of […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    The final rotor blade of the 24th wind turbine was successfully installed at the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm over the weekend. This marks the halfway milestone of the total 48 wind turbines at RWE’s offshore wind farm, three months after the installation kicked off. “In a football match we would now have reached halftime. […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: The installation of the first wind turbine at RWE’s Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm.   The rotor blades for the Senvion 6MW wind turbine were not preassembled into a rotor spider, but were fitted to the hub at the Nordsee Ost construction site at sea.  The Nordsee Ost offshore wind […]

  • 11 January 2011

    Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has achieved an independent certification for its utility-scale PowerBuoy, the PB150, by Lloyd’s Register.   (theengineer) [mappress] Source: theengineer, January 11, 2011

  • 11 February 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Dutch energy company Eneco has selected Renewable Strategy’s software system, RSL Manager, to digitalize its offshore wind farm operations and maintenance tasks. The RSL Manager system enables Eneco to plan, track, and monitor its offshore activities across multiple wind farms off the Dutch coast, as well as to gather data for building an understanding of […]