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Office Address South Quay, The Harbour, Wick, KW1 5HA

Case Studies

Unloading reefer ship at Scrabster harbour

Posted: January 30th, 2019

Customer Eimskip Agency Project overview 29/01/2019 Hugh Simpson (Contractors) Ltd unloaded refrigerated cargo from Svartfoss at Scrabster harbour. Hugh Simpson (Contractors) Ltd acted as stevedores in cooperation with  Sandisons shipping, which is the shipping agent that liaises with the customer, harbour authorities, ships crew and transport company. We have been …
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Dismantling lighting tower in Wick Harbour

Posted: December 10th, 2018

Customer Wick Harbour Authority Project overview 6/12/2018 Hugh Simpson (Contractors) Ltd. dismantled and removed a lighting tower from Wick Harbour Commercial quay. The lighting tower was over 30 m high, which required our operatives to work at considerable heights. The tower was cut in 4 sections, each approximately …
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Unloading onshore wind turbine components

Posted: November 7th, 2018

Customer McFadyens Project overview Hugh Simpson (Contractors) Ltd. unloaded two vessels: Hendrik-S on 26/09/2018 and Triton on 28/09/2018 that brought onshore wind turbine components to Wick. The components were then transported to Bad a` Cheo windfarm located off the A9 at Achkeepster, Caithness which consists of up to 13 wind …
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Unloading rail wagons with 18 and 27 m pipes

Posted: October 4th, 2018

Customer Deutsche Bahn Project overview Pipes arrive at Georgemas by rail, where our team unloads them directly onto the lorry or onto the storage at site. Pipes are 18 and 27 m long with 1472  and 1253 mm outer diameter and each pipe weighs around 13 tons. The project will …
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Transportation of 8 x 8 m steel structures

Posted: October 2nd, 2018

Customer JGC Engineering and technical services Ltd. Project overview Hugh Simpson (Contractors) Ltd conducted the loading of steel units onto trailers at two JGC locations at T3 building in Janetstown and at Harpsdale Workshop and transporting them to Scrabster harbor. One of the units was 7.62 wide and …
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Unloading rail wagons with 12 and 14 m pipes

Posted: October 2nd, 2018

Customer Deutsche Bahn Project overview Since May throughout September Hugh Simpson (Contractors) Ltd has been unloading pipes at Georgemas rail junction. The pipes are loaded at production in Hartlepool and arrive at Georgemas by rail operated by the Deutsche Bahn. The pipes are 12 and 14 m long …
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Lifting Seacat Intrepid for Seacat Services Ltd

Posted: October 2nd, 2018

Customer Seacat Services Ltd. Project overview Hugh Simpson (Contractors) Ltd. lifted offshore support vessel Seacat Intrepid onto the quay in Wick and back into water as it needed some repair done. The vessel was lifted in tandem using 500 T and 350 T cranes, and wire and round slings (basket …
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