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 SPMTs
Tandem Lift to Concrete Gravity Bases In Drydock

Barge & Tugs


Services provided:

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

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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 GBFs.
Senior Agent BAM Nuttall Limited

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