Home Offshore turbine bases

The dock (now called Neptune Dry Dock) was used for the construction of new design 'gravity foundations' for 5 wind turbines to be tested off Blyth. Initially 5 hollow concrete bases were constructed in the dry dock before being floated out to sit on the seabed.

  Turbine bases  

From East January 2017

  Turbine bases from West  

June 2017 just before completion

  Floating Leaving  
  Floating free to get extra concrete ballast Ballasted and leaving with a flotilla of specialist vessels  to offshore Blyth