Offshore Technology Park

Location Newcastle
Quay Length (m)

750 m

Site Size (ha)

22.1 Ha with a 2.6 Ha Operational Quayside

Development Land Size (ha)

1.3 Ha

LOA (m)


Beam (m)


Current Draft (LAT) (m)

Aim to maintain 8m below chart datum

General load capacity (t/m2)

Up to 19.7T m2

Heavy lift capacity (tonnes)

Dockside craneage up to 325t SWL @ 24.25m for example 150t SWL @ 45.75m. or 100t @55.75m


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.

OTP Services and Key Features:

  • Vessel berthage and embarkment teams
  • Vessel mobilisation or demobilisation capabilities
  • Project management and tailored support teams
  • Lifting and or engineering specialists
  • Rigging and lifting teams
  • Material and or product handling and fabrication services
  • Cargo releasing, sea fastening, lashing and securing specialists
  • Logistics and or procurement
  • Heavy Load Out Pad –Maximum Load of 590T Reels with Supportive Grillage
  • Heavy Load Out Pad –Capability of up to 350T Reels without grillage
  • Heavy Load Out Pad – Maximum Uniformly Distributed Load of up to 19.7T/m²
  • 20,616m² Open Storage Areas Adjacent to Quay Frontage
  • 325T SWL Hammerhead Crane with Maximum Reach of 55.75m at 184T and a 20T Piggyback Crane (325T SWL @ 24.25 m)
  • 40T SWL Hammerhead Crane with up to 36.20m Reach for Fast Turnaround
  • Abnormal & Heavy Load Transport Routes including between OTP, NEP and SEP
  • Office Accommodation Available for Short/Long-Term Hire
  • Occupied by world class manufacturing tenants and SME’s including Baker Hughes and Technip FMC



Owners: Shepherd Offshore Website: Telephone: 0191 262 9614