Case Study


Swans Energy Park

Agent/Clients/Third Parties:
Vanguard Shipping Ltd

Operation Type: Berthage
Description of Scope: The Robyn S barge and its topside accommodation are being stored and managed at Swans site. The first vessel of the new Swans Energy Park.

Robyn S Barge

Services provided:

Pre-arrival planning

Pre-arrival Set-up

Fendering Solutions

Lift Design Engineering

Mobile Crane Support

Storage Solutions

Project Management

Vessel Support

Quayside Assistance

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Shepherd Offshore Comments:

It’s great to be back at Swans Energy Park and we are really looking to further developing the site. It is a pleasure to have the first vessel (the Robyn S Barge and its topside) here and creating new history and jobs to the River Tyne.

With many exciting prospects for this Barge keep an eye on its topside and just where it might go next.

Managing director, 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

Vanguard Shipping

About Us

We are an established, innovative and driven organisation, working in partnership with employees, suppliers, local government and customers alike and we will stop at nothing to deliver the best solutions and expertise possible. Local teamwork, with global results.

The Company has strategically invested and developed local infrastructure which has directly attracted the Oil and Gas sector, Marine, Renewable Energy providers and Construction Industries to the Region & beyond. All supported and communicated through our many corporate values based on responsible regeneration and partnership working.

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