Offshore Technology Park

Location Newcastle
Quay Length (m)

750 m

Site Size (ha)

2.5 ha (Operational Quayside)

Development Land Size (ha)

>1.5 ha (former Lloyds British Site)

LOA (m)


Beam (m)


Current Draft (LAT) (m)

Aim to maintain 8m below chart datum

General load capacity (t/m2)

7.0 t/m² HLP (590t max load capacity) General site ground bearing ranging from 2.5 – 19.7 t/m².

Heavy lift capacity (tonnes)

Dockside craneage up to 325t SWL @ 24.25m


The Offshore Technology Park (OTP) is operated by Shepherd Offshore. The Offshore Technology Park occupies approximately 21.5ha, with two key established tenants of the site, and users of the quay and crane facilities (Technip and GE Oil and Gas) occupying 62% of this. The quayside (including 2 x Hammerhead cranes and lay down) occupies approximately 1.95ha (9%). The remaining land is taken up with offices, access roads, car parking and landscaping. Shepherd Offshore is one of Europe’s leading service providers, developing and operating facilities while supporting and attracting world class manufacturing within the North East of England based on the North Bank of the River Tyne. We are a UK based company who have 35 years’ experience providing specialist services to Oil & Gas, power and renewable industries based regionally, nationally and internationally.


Owners: Newcastle City Council Operated by: Shepherd Offshore Website: Telephone: 0191 262 9614