Decommissioning

Ninian Northern jacket successfully transferred to waiting barge

TEAMS working for the various partners involved in the decommissioning of the Ninian Northern jacket are preparing the next phase in the operation after the 8,500 tonne steel structure was successfully moved from the Pioneering Spirit to the barge Iron Lady on Friday. Mooring the barge at the Dales Voe quay, to be followed the […] Shetland News …


Ninian Northern jacket arrives for decommissioning

THE WORLD’s largest construction vessel has arrived in Lerwick as the decommissioning of the Ninian Northern oil platform reaches its next phase. The huge Pioneering Spirit arrived at Dales Voe in the early hours of Friday morning carrying the 8,500 tonne, 83 metre high steel jacket from the platform following removal in a single lift from the […] Shetland News …


A quality local company

In defence of local engineering company Ocean Kinetics against scurrilous accusations by the RMT union, I have worked on countless jobs alongside them in Lerwick and at Sullom Voe. This company does nothing on the cheap; they have new vehicles, they use the best plant available, the best machinery available, grade one materials and their […] Shetland News …