Case Study

Full Turnkey Solution, Heavy Reels Loadout (Max Reel 341T) with Baker Hughes

Neptune Energy Park


Agent/Clients/Third Parties:
Global Port Services (Scotland) / Baker Hughes

Operation Type: Reel Loadout
Description of Scope: Transfer of 2 x heavy reels from OTP to NEP via road, Loadout of 2 x reels with total tonnage of 559 tonnes, swapping of vessel personal with security cabin and security

Seven Pacific

Services provided:

Lift Design Engineering

Pre Arrival Planning

Pre Arrival Set Up

Fendering Solutions

Mobile Crane Support

Plant Hire

Mobilisation, Positioning and Set-up of Crane

Heavy/Abnormal/Complex Lifting Services

Material Handling Solutions

Load Bearing Solutions

Storage Solutions

Transportation Solutions

Seafastening Solutions

Project Management

Logistics Support

Vessel Support

Quayside Assistance

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Shepherd Offshore Comments:

"Our established in-house capability and capacity allowed a full turnkey solution, from our adjacent and infrastructure facilities to the end-user. Our reactive management and supervision team on this occasion worked successfully with Baker Hughes and multiple parties to organise the transfer and loadout of 2 reels.

The transfer from Offshore Technology Park to Neptune Energy Park via road was done on a just in time basis, with a maximum weight of 341T for a reel. This allowed a seamless transition transferring to GLOBAL PORT SERVICES (SCOTLAND) LIMITED and lifting onto the Seven Pacific vessel with supportive sea fastening services provided. This was all done in a safe, efficient and effective way, lifting over 550 tons in total."

General Manager, 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: 4/5
How would you rate our HSE performance? 4/5
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? 4/5
Would you be confident to recommend SOS to others? 4/5

Project Manager, Baker Hughes

"I have been in the offshore industry for over 30 years covering various positions on offshore construction vessels. During this time I have frequently attended Shepherd Offshore facility to load flexible pipe and cargo from their quayside and utilised their services. Shepherd Offshore strive to be a leader in their market, their attention to safety and quality is excellent. I have always been impressed by their attentive nature and preparation if a vessel is due to tie up at their facility. They contact you in advance and make the process easy. The variety of services is excellent from heavy lifting 300 tons to small packages everything is done with safety in mind and excellent organisational qualities."

Client Rep, Seven Pacific

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