Case Study

4 Vessels Berthed

Offshore Technology Park & Neptune Energy Park

4 Vessels Berthed

Agent/Clients/Third Parties:
LV Shipping Ltd, Offshore & Heavylift Services, Sapura Energy Australia, Vanguard Shipping Ltd

Berthage, Vessel Support & Reel Load Outs

Global Symphony, MV Fairlane, BBC Utah, Robyn S Vanguard Barge

Services provided:

Pre-arrival Planning

Pre-arrival Set-up

Project Management

Logistics Support

Quayside Assistance

Lift Design Engineering

Project Management

Vessel Support

Subcontractor Support and Management

Storage Solutions

Material Handling Solutions

Fendering Solutions

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Shepherd Offshore Comments:

"Four separate projects were all underway when we had four vessels berthed across our Neptune Energy Park and Offshore Technology Park here at Shepherd Offshore.

The BBC UTAH project involved Loading 3 x reels using our CC4800 crane from the storage area. The reels had a maximum weight of 250T per reel. With this also being completed within a one-day turnaround.

The MV Fairlane scope consisted of the Loading of 6 x reels, with a maximum weight of 300T per reel. A three-day turnaround was successfully completed within this project as well.

Down at Neptune Energy Park, the Robyn S Vangaurd Barge had recently been relocated from our Swans Energy Park.

Well done to everyone one involved within the 4 simultaneous projects that were successful maintained and completed here at Shepherd Offshore. This highlights further how success can be achieved with high-level planning being created to ensure smooth, effective, and safe operations for fast turnarounds within projects".

Project Co-Ordinator, Shepherd Offshore


Supervisor’s management, assistance and communication: 5/5
Quayside operational personnel punctuality: 5/5
Quality of service received from the operations personnel: 5/5
Quayside set up & Housekeeping: 5/5
How would you rate our HSE performance? 5/5
Was the job done accurately against the scope? 5/5
Staff’s professionalism and aptitude: 5/5
Staff’s ability to communicate and provide quality support: 5/5
How will you rate our overall quality during the full work scope? 5/5
Would you be confident to recommend SOS to others? 5/5

Chris Taylor, on behalf of Vanguard Shipping

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