Facilities & Properties Offshore Technology Park

a unique offshore and marine cargo handling terminal


Shepherd Offshore’s offshore supply base, Offshore Technology Park (OTP) is a unique offshore and marine cargo handling terminal and manufacturing cluster. It has a world class reputation in service, cost effectiveness, safety, efficiency and flexibility. Our superb terminal is dedicated to handling all types of cargo, including offshore-marine, conventional & break bulk related materials for import or export. Shipping through our specialised multi-modal facility gives you many direct advantages.


Site Characteristics

  • Over 40 Years’ Experience
  • 750m Quay Frontage for Short/Long-Term Berthage
  • Deep Water Quay up to 8m Below Chart Datum
  • Abnormal & Heavy Load Transport Routes
  • Gangway/Fender Hire
  • Office Accommodation Available for Short/Long-Term Hire
  • Heavy Load Out Pad – Front – Capability of up to 325T Reels
  • Heavy Load Out Pad – Front – Maximum Load of 590T Reels with Supportive Grillage
  • Heavy Load Out Pad – Rear – Capability of up to 350T Reels
  • Heavy Load Out Pad – Rear – Uniformly Distributed Load of up to 19.7T/m²
  • 21,316m²/229,443 ft² Open Storage Areas Adjacent to Quay Frontage
  • Heavy + Abnormal + Regular Storage Areas Available
  • Short/Long-Term Storage Solutions Available
  • Additional Local Open Storage Areas Available
  • Project-Specific Operational Areas Available
  • Over 500,000 ft² of Warehousing Available
  • 325T SWL Hammerhead Crane with Maximum Reach of 55.75m and 20T Piggyback Crane (325T SWL @ 24.25 m)
  • 40T SWL Hammerhead Crane with up to 36.20m Reach for Fast Turnaround
  • In House Mobile Crane Capability up to 250T
  • In House Forklift Capability up to 32T
  • In House Transport Capability up to 120T
  • Material & Product Handling Equipment/Solutions Available
  • Vessel Berthage/Embarkation Teams
  • Vessel Mobilisation or Demobilisation Services
  • Project Management/Tailored Support
  • Lifting Specialists/Engineering
  • Heavy + Abnormal + Regular Load Out & Lift Capabilities
  • Rigging/Lifting Services
  • Material/Product Handling Services
  • On-Site Fabrication & Engineering Services
  • Cargo Releasing Services
  • Cargo Seafastening Lashing & Securing Services
  • Freight Forwarding Services
  • Devanning + Consolidation Services
  • Procurement Services
  • Security Support
  • Company Certified and Accredited ISO 9001 & 18001
  • Port Security License
  • Waste Management Licence
  • 6 Miles to mouth of River Tyne
  • 10 Miles to Newcastle International Airport
  • 1.3 Miles between Offshore Technology Park and Neptune Energy Park by Road
  • 0.4 Miles between Offshore Technology Park and Neptune Energy Park by River
  • 365 Days a Year, 24 Hours a Day (Subject to Notice & Agreement)

If you would like to find out more about how you could benefit from our unique services, please do not hesitate to call us any time on: + 44 (0) 191 262 9614 or email us at: headoffice@shepherdoffshore.com

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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