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  • 13 June 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Storage

    Swan Hunter has completed export cable load-in operations for a Belgian offshore wind project.

  • 8 May 2018
    Storage

    DOC-Swan Hunter, a joint venture partnership between Dutch Offshore Contractors and Swan Hunter, has completed the transportation of inter-array cables for an offshore wind project in Germany.

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Swan Hunter has recently completed the export cable load-in operations as part of a Belgian offshore wind project. The load-in operations involved spooling of approximately 28 kilometers of 261 millimeter export cable, weighing around 3,300 metric tonnes. The export cable was brought to DOC-Swan Hunter’s Storage & Cable Spooling Yard in Vlissingen via cable transportation […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Swan Hunter has completed the loadout of Norther offshore wind farm export cable onto Van Oord’s Nexus cable lay vessel. Approximately 29 kilometers of HVAC export cable, totaling 3150Te, was spooled onto the Nexus vessel from the DOC-Swan Hunter cable storage and spooling yard, Vlissingen, The Netherlands. Swan Hunter’s director, Gerard Kroese, stated: “This loadout […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    DOC-Swan Hunter, a joint venture partnership between Dutch Offshore Contractors and Swan Hunter, has completed spooling operations for their first onshore cable storage project at the newly established storage & cable spool yard in Vlissingen, The Netherlands. The re-scheduled and expedited project to spool and store over 3,000Te of export cable was for an undisclosed […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Equipment, Storage, Vessels

    Swan Hunter has delivered a full project management, design engineering, and mobilisation support package for Oceanteam. This allowed Oceanteam Solutions to execute a cable transpooling job with its cable transportation and handling barge. Swan Hunter designed a fully flexible deck layout allowing cable loading/off-loading through four different cable highway routes. This also allows transpooling from/to […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Swan Hunter has completed mobilisation and commissioning of a flexlay spread onto EMAS Chiyoda Subsea’s multi-lay vessel Lewek Constellation for flexible risers installation. The lay equipment comprises Swan Hunter’s new-build loading tower complete with tensioner, a 26-meters basket carousel provided by a joint venture partner, plus project-specific components. The equipment was lifted from a transportation […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Research & Development

    Following the equipment load-in and commissioning period, the DOC-Swan Hunter Storage and Spooling Yard in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, is ready for operations. 

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Dutch Offshore Contractors (DOC)-Swan Hunter storage and spooling yard is ready for operations, following equipment load-in and commissioning period. The yard based in Vlissingen, Netherlands, will serve as a strategic cable hub enabling product storage and spooling operations for cable manufacturers & installation contractors, as well as deepwater berthing for installation / construction vessels. DOC’s business […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Swan Hunter has secured the Norther offshore wind farm export cable storage contract from Van Oord. The transpooling operations to store the cable are planned to start in Q2 2018, the company informed. Approximately 29 km of cable, weighing 3300 metric tons, will be transpooled from a heavy lift vessel (HLV) and stored in a […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Swan Hunter has completed mobilisation and commissioning of its new modular offshore carousel and associated equipment onboard the ASV Pioneer barge, for client CWind. The new basket carousel, has been mobilised onto the barge in the smallest of four configurations, at 2000Te capacity, but can be extended up to 7000Te due to it’s modular design, […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The former Tyneside shipbuilding and engineering company, Swan Hunter, has informed that it moved into the offshore energy sector and is now providing equipment necessary for subsea operations in both oil and gas and renewable energy sectors. The offshore equipment is specially built for the installation of power cables, umbilicals, and flexible pipelines, and includes carousels, reel drive systems […]

  • 10 April 2007

    Bharati Shipyard, the country’s second-largest private sector ship-builder, is understood to have acquired the UK-based Swan Hunter Shipyard for an undisclosed amount. “The entire machinery and equipment from Swan Hunter will be dismantled and brought to India over six months to be re-built at Bharati’s shipyards,” sources said.

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The former Tyneside shipbuilding and engineering company, Swan Hunter, has informed that it moved into the offshore energy sector and is now providing equipment necessary for subsea operations in both oil and gas and renewable energy sectors. The offshore equipment is specially built for the installation of power cables, umbilicals, and flexible pipelines, and includes carousels, reel drive systems […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Equipment

    Swan Hunter has awarded a fabrication contract for a new build modular basket carousel in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The carousel, to be offered in 15 meter – 28 meter diameters, provides storage capacities of 2000Te – 7000Te. Hamish Cullens, package manager, said: “This contract award marks another promising step forward for Swan Hunter. The carousel […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Project & Tenders, Storage

    Swan Hunter has secured the Norther offshore wind farm export cable storage contract for Van Oord.

  • 24 October 2016
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Swan Hunter has taken delivery of a new 15Te horizontal 2 track tensioner from Motive Offshore Group. The tensioner is supplied with an electrical HPU, and has an open PLC control system that allows it to be synchronized with other flexible and cable lay equipment including carousels, reel drive systems and spoolers. The horizontal two […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Equipment

    Swan Hunter has completed the demobilization of a flexlay spread from the Lewek Constellation pipelay vessel. The 5500Te basket carousel and loading tower c/w tensioner were used to install flexible risers and flowlines for Eni Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) project in Ghana. The multi-stage demobilization included interim offload onto storage barge in Ghana, HLV […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The former Tyneside shipbuilding and engineering company, Swan Hunter, is moving into the subsea oil and gas and renewable energy sectors. The company will now be providing specialist offshore equipment for the installation of power cables, umbilicals, and flexible pipelines. Swan Hunter will be providing a full suite of lay equipment, including carousels, reel drive […]

  • 6 September 2006

    Politicians from different parties have come together to discuss plans for the future of a troubled shipyard. In July, the Ministry of Defence said the unfinished ship Lyme Bay would be handed over from Swan Hunter, in Wallsend, to BAE Systems, at Govan. It said the decision was down to an increase in costs and […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Swan Hunter has executed the final work scope of the Norther offshore wind farm export cable storage project at the yard in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. The last sections of spare array and export cables were transpooled from the Van Oord cable laying vessel Nexus, and the DOC-Swan Hunter 4750Te onshore basket carousel, to long term […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Equipment

    Swan Hunter has completed the mobilisation of a 4000Te carousel onto the Normand Clipper CSV for Global Marine Group. The Wallsend-based firm carried out structural modifications to the carousel to allow long-term integration onto the vessel. Oceanteam Solutions has provided the 4000Te carousel for a 3-year charter, with option to extend this agreement with a […]