Case Study


Offshore Technology Park

Flexible Line Pipes

Agent/Clients/Third Parties:
DHL Global Forwarding Abu Dhabi / Baker Hughes / GP Shipping Ltd

Operation Type: Sea fastening
Description of Scope: Loading 1 x reel (150t) and custom welding including welding scheme using stoppers in longitudinal direction, 12 x T-Stoppers, 12 x H-beams 28 x chains pieces, and lashings.

MV Sonja

Services provided:

Lift Design Engineering

Pre-arrival planning

Pre-arrival setup up

Plant Hire

Mobilization, Positioning and Set-up of crane

Heavy/Abnormal/Complex lifting Services

Material Handling Solutions

Load Bearing Solutions

Fabrication Solutions

Seafastening Solutions

Project Management

Logistics Support

Vessel Support

Quayside Assistance

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Shepherd Offshore Comments:

It seems like the beginning of a prosperous partnership with DHL as we planned, organised and completed a custom job to requirement with tremendous client satisfaction.

Working with new and old partners we created a safe and secure seafastening plan executed by our experienced hot works team. This project required custom T-Stoppers and H-beams work to distribute and fasten weight securely and safely. Not to forget loading a 150-ton reel, the team performed to maximum efficiency and effectiveness.

Assistant General Manager, Shepherd Offshore


Supervisor’s management, assistance, and communication: 5/5
Quayside operational personnel punctuality: 4/5
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? 4/5
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? 4/5
Would you be confident to recommend SOS to others? 4/5

“There is no doubt whatsoever on the professionalism from Shepherd Offshores service deliverables from a technical and operational standpoint.

It was an absolute pleasure to work with Shepherd Offshore and I look forward to many years of collaboration ahead.”

Head of Industrial Projects, DHL

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