Case Study



Grimsby River Terminal

Agent/Clients/Third Parties:
Grahams Construction

Operation Type: Construction Description of Scope: Manufacture of a 700T 80m x 30m floating pontoon


Services provided:

  • Lift Design Engineering
  • Pre-arrival Planning
  • Marine Support
  • Mobilisation
  • Demobilisation
  • Mobile Crane Support
  • Plant Hire
  • Project Management

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Shepherd Offshore Comments:

Shepherd Offshore provided a range of services for this engineering project for the construction of a pontoon in the remaining dry dock. Working with Grahams to support Grimsby’s River Terminal, Shepherd Offshore provided onsite support and plant in preparation for the arrival and construction for the project.

Charles Shepherd the Managing Director of Shepherd Offshore had the following to say on the project: “Great project management support provided by the Shepherd Offshore team in delivering this complex job. Working with Grahams Construction on this development, the job delivered to the scope on time.”


"The construction of this terminal, demonstrated the benefits of collaborative working to deliver a project that will enhance the local economy. The pontoon was towed from the River Tyne to the Port of Grimsby, taking approximately 40 hours and covering 123 nautical miles and exceeded all expectations winning awards along the way.”


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