Case Study


Neptune Energy Park

Blyth Wind Turbines

Osprey/ BAM Nuttal Ltd/EDF

Operation Type: Provision of Drydock & Facilities
Description of Scope: Lift 10 x Tower Sections (2 x per Gravity Base)
Max Gross Tower Section Weight 353mt - Barge to Quay to SPMT’s
Tandem Lift to Concrete Gravity Bases In Dry Dock

Barge & Tugs


Services provided:

  • Provision of Dry Dock & Facilities
  • Pre-arrival Planning
  • Project Management
  • Logistic Support
  • Complex Lifting Services
  • Marine Support
  • Releasing Seafastenings
  • Discharging to Quay SPMTs

Diagrams & Photos:

Shepherd Offshore Comments:

High level of planning & coordination.
Additional time setting up a customized lifting arrangement working at height
Complex Heavy Lift, with a particular focus on protection of furniture. The lifts barge to Quay SPMT was then transferred by SPMT to over cranes at the drydock to be top and tailed / then lifted into the drydock concrete gravity base. Overall efficient and safe performance supporting a ground breaking new design in offshore wind turbines.

Client Testimonial:

Thanks for your support and professionalism over the project, hopefully we’ll see each other again with more GBF’s.
Senior Agent BAM Nuttall Limited

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