September 25 - Offshore Heavy Transport's (OHT) largest semi-submersible heavy lift vessel, Hawk, is transporting 15 oil barges from Qidong, China to Nigeria.

The barges weighed around 518 tonnes each, with lengths of 70 m and heights of 8.95 m.

OHT explained that the barges were loaded two at a time by crane onto the vessel and stacked in a unique two-layer arrangement. 

On arrival in Nigeria, the first layer of barges will be floated off the vessel, followed by the second layer.