Case Study

Decommissioning of 7 x Reels on behalf of Baker Hughes

Neptune Energy Park


Agent/Clients/Third Parties:
Baker Hughes

Operation Type: Decommissioning Description of Scope: 7 x Reels (285t per reel) decommissioned at NEP

Services provided:

Lift Design Engineering

Mobile Crane Support

Plant Hire

Heavy Lifting Services

Project Management

Quayside Assistance

Transportation Solutions

Logistics Solutions

Skilled Labour

Pre-arrival set up

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Shepherd Offshore Comments:

We worked closely with our clients on this one to ensure a speedy delivery and a safe operation. We utilised our heavy lift CC4800 to place 260te reels onto Under-Rollers. The reel was spooled off in 5m sections and safely cut into sections that we could telehandle into skips. Care was taken to ensure that the debris was contained within a safe work area.

Overall the Shepherd Offshore completed the works safely, on budget and within time constraints.

Projects Manager, Shepherd Offshore


Supervisor’s management, assistance and communication: 4/5
Quayside operational personnel punctuality: 4/5
Quality of service received from the operations personnel: 4/5
Quayside set up & Housekeeping: 4/5
How would you rate our HSE performance? 4/5
Was the job done accurately against the scope? 4/5
Staff’s professionalism and aptitude: 4/5
Staff’s ability to communicate and provide quality support: 4/5
How will you rate our overall quality during the full work scope? 4/5
Would you be confident to recommend SOS to others? 4/5

Supervisor, Baker Hughes

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