Our case studies will give you an idea of the vast range of the inspection, testing and lifting projects we have carried out for the offshore, oil and gas, mining, construction, engineering and many other sectors. If you would like to know more about how we could help you, please contact us on tel. 01642 455 920 or by email. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shaw Lifting was called to site late one evening by a customer who had a 5 a.m. deadline to deliver a large wooden container of trestles to a local port or face a five figure penalty for missing its loading slot.
Built in 2013, Go Pegasus is a Norwegian designed AHTS (Anchor Handling Tug Supply) vessel, particularly suited for work in harsh environments. Its initial charter contract was worth some $40 million.
Shaw Lifting was contracted to remove damaged Helideck panels from the Subsea Viking, a construction / flex-lay vessel with ROV support, on a multi-million dollar contract for BP carrying out subsea construction, inspection, repair and maintenance services for the Foinaven and Schiehallion fields located west of the Shetland Islands.
Shaw Lifting was commissioned by a new client to carry out Proof Load Testing of a number of welded on, all steel, lifting eyes on a new sea-bed plough at Sunderland Docks, which was to be assembled.
Shaw Lifting were required to test and re-furbish a bespoke vehicle lifting frame to be re-commissioned for our client The frame had been designed primarily to carry van chassis down a mine shaft, to be assembled underground.
In 2008, Shaw Lifting were required to carry out testing to various bespoke lifting frames by their client, who were involved in the decommissioning of the Kittiwake Loading Buoy. The Kittiwake Loading Buoy (KLB) was installed offshore in the Kittiwake field in the central North Sea, approximately 2 kilometres from the Kittiwake Oil Platform. The KLB was used primarily to offload oil into tankers but was decommissioned in 2008.
Shaw Lifting were recently required to carry out the weighing and CofG calculations of a module for a container manufacturer based in Hull. The module was newly fabricated from stainless steel and estimated to weigh fifteen tonnes.
In December 2015, Shaw Lifting were asked to carry out load testing to trunnions and lifting eyes on a fabricated piston pull down cabinet, as part of a Windfarm installation seafastening system .
Shaw Lifting supplied four Rectangular Base Pad Eyes to their client, who welded them onto the side of the steel track frame of their Caterpillar Excavator. The Pad Eyes were to connect slings to the Pad Eyes to lift the Excavator. Before Pad Eyes could be used, Shaw Lifting were required to carry out a test load of each Pad Eye to twice the SWL.
In May, 2015 Shaw Lifting’s client were required to test the integrity and breaking strength of their Umbilical Wires. The Umbilical Wire is used to operate the remotely operated vehicles and equipment on the seabed from control units on vessels and used in conjunction with the launch and recovery systems of the vessel.