Case Study



AKER Solutions Lingshui

Agent/Clients/Third Parties:
Bridon International Ltd / Offshore & Heavylift Services / AKER Solutions

Operation Type: Reel Loadout
Description of Scope: Loading 2 x Reels

Peak Bordeaux

Services provided:

  • Lift Design Engineering
  • Pre-arrival Planning
  • Plant Hire
  • Mobilisation, Positioning and Set-up of Crane
  • Receipt of Cargo to Facility
  • Heavy Lifting Services
  • Project Management
  • Vessel Support
  • Quayside Assistance

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Shepherd Offshore Comments:

This project presented SOL the opportunity to utilise some of our unique logistical assets. Preparing the quay for loading at relatively short notice displayed our willingness to quickly adapt our schedule for client operations.

Our fixed quay tracks allowed our client to move their reels with relative ease from the manufacturing facility to the quay edge.

Loading the reels to the vessel was completed successfully against a tight schedule in a safe, professional manner.


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

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank the team at Shepherd Offshore for re-planning this loadout operation at short notice following the late arrival of the vessel Peak Bordeaux. With severe winds and harsh weather forecast, the goods were loaded to the planned times within the scope of works. This then allowed the vessel to sail on the same day”.

Bridon International Ltd

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