"PD OFFSHORE BROCHURE"
T EESPORT AND H ARTLEPOOL Membership Number 10051157 PD Offshore is a business unit of PD Ports utilising the ports of Tees and Hartlepool. The ports are situated on the North East Coast of England and provide lock free access to the River Tees and Hartlepool Docks. PD Offshore can offer land for fabrication work, development, storage and all supply base operations. A variety of mobile plant and heavy lift cranes are available for demobilisation and mobilisation work with flexible working arrangements. Laybys and crew changes are available on all berths. The River Tees is home to various companies and facilities situated along the river banks that have serviced the Oil and Offshore industry for over 50 years offering a wide range of skills. HARTLEPOOL DOCK Hartlepool is situated 6.4km north of the River Tees on the North East coast of England and provides lock free access to its facilities in Victoria Harbour. In recent years Hartlepool has been successful in expanding in the Offshore sector. The Port is home to Heerema Group who fabricate large modules, recent fabrications for the North Sea include the Buzzard Project for Nexen Petroleum UK. Recent Offshore work undertaken at the Port has included major pipe spooling activity, mobilisation work and offshore support for major contracts for Helix, Bluewater, Norsea, Acergy and Statoil. Hartlepool has versatile facilities, competitive rates and extensive hinterland with over 30 hectares adjacent to port operations for development opportunities. PD Offshore can serve both European and Global markets for the Oil and Gas Industry providing an alternative solution in a flexible working environment. PORT INFORMATION The main quays in Victoria Harbour are Victoria Quay, Irvine’s Quay and Deep Water Berth having quay lengths of 150m, 380m and 298m respectively. Maximum vessel dimensions accepted at the port are 190m length x 33.0m beam. Hartlepool Dock is home to Hereema Group who fabricate large modules for use in the North Sea and JDR Cables who fabricate large offshore umbilicals. The Port also offers: G Major pipe spooling operations upto 900m in length G A skilled work force G Layby berths for vessels G Fabrication and laydown areas G Mobilisation work G Offshore support G Heavy cranes Hartlepool Docks Berths 5 All tide access Ro-Ro 1 Linkspan Length of quay 900 m 3 berths Depth of Water 8.5m LAT MAX On berths Depth of Water 5.0m LAT Approach Channel Quay Cranes 7 10 tonnes capacity Heavy Lift Cranes 3 63 tonnes capacity Crawler cranes 1 80 tonnes capacity Warehouses 7 90,000 sq metres Rail access To Deep Water Berth The North Basin at Hartlepool is an enclosed Dock with 386m of Quay and a depth of 3.11m on the sill. Maximum dimensions accepted in the basin are 152m x 21m beam. The basin has 3 Ro-Ro ramps which can be used for landing or discharging of cargos, one of the Ro-Ro ramps in the basin can handle cargo of 500 Tonnes. The basin is ideal for heavy Roll on/Roll off fabrications built for the offshore industry or any vessel requiring a constant level of water for fabrication requirements etc. And all the quays can be accessed by mobile cranes. Detailed plans available on request. TEESPORT COMMERCE PARK The Tees Commerce Park is situated on the river Tees 4 miles from the mouth of the river and is a facility ideally suited for the offshore industry. The 48 hectare facility houses a number of companies offering, a choice of warehousing, industrial units and office space. There is over 700 metres of quay together with dry docks capable of handling demobilisations, laybys and fabrication work. The facility has many companies offering offshore related services such as CTC Marine, Subocean Group Limited, LV Shipping and MPI Offshore Limited. G Office Space G Laybys G Demobilisations G Fabrication areas G Over 700 metres of Quay G Over 70 acres of developmental land Detailed plans available on request. CUSTOMER SPECIFIED FACILITIES Customer facilities vary according to the needs and design specification requirements. Hartlepool can offer over 30 hectares of land for development adjacent to dock operations that can be created into specified customer facilities. PD Offshore can offer: G Lease of land to enable you to build to your own specification G Office space and amenities G A purpose built general design for your use With all the above you will enjoy: G Full security as provided by Port Security and Harbour Police G Access to all the local services and amenities G Access to worldwide markets LABOUR & ACCOMMODATION As other ports experience ever greater demands for labour, they are forced to increase their catchment areas. Length of journey to work has increased to 30 miles plus in the more congested areas. As demand increases this situation will worsen. Hartlepool and Teesport enjoys a robust supply of labour within a 15 mile radius of the port. Hartlepool and Teesport can support all the labour/workforce needed for all types of related work. The area can also provide lodgings for your workforce with a good supply of national hotel chains to bed & breakfast accommodation within short distances of port facilities. LINKS Duel carriageway roads are within a short distance from port operations. Linking to: G The South via A1(M) or A19 G The North via A1(M) or A66/M6 G The West via A66/M6/M5 Both Durham Tees Valley Airport and Newcastle Airport are located within a short journey and provide a range of national and international services. In addition to the excellent road and airport links the area also has an excellent train service connecting the North and South at Darlington with local stations also serviced. CONSERVANCY Teesport sees over 6,000 arrivals each year, with the Port Operations Centre overseeing the safe movement of each vessel. Harbour Office Buoys Employing the latest technology the Harbour Office is an integral Teesport operates its own buoy/work tender vessel with 30mt lift part of river management on the Tees, providing 24 hour radar capacity to service the port’s establishment modern high quality surveillance and a computer system which records all details of polyethylene buoys. In addition to servicing the buoys PD also berthing arrangements, ETAs and a variety of statistical data. offer a wide-range of shore based aids-to-navigation and provide A traffic control system operates during the movement of certain additional work-boat support and operate the Tier 2 pollution types of ships and cargoes. Apart from restrictions and tide responder system. limitations, the Port is open for vessel movements 24 hours a day. Pilotage Hydrographic Survey Pilotage on the River Tees and Hartlepool’s Victoria Harbour is Sophisticated state-of-the-art multi-beam surveying equipment compulsory for certain categories of vessel: on the specialist surveying vessel ‘Tees Navigator’ working with G ships over 95 metres in length the newly delivered shallow water survey vessel ‘Tees Sentinal’ G ships using the services of a tug allow fast data gathering, frequent chart production and data G ships over 20 metres and carrying hazardous cargoes sharing with the dredging vessel to allow the maintenance of the G ships over 80 metres in length if navigating on the navigable channels to required depth. Tees, up-river of No. 27 buoy Dredging PD Ports has its own dredging fleet to maintain the navigable channels comprising two suction dredgers with high accuracy positioning and production systems; they are supported by a grab dredger to service berths and carryout specialist dredging works. PLAN OF HARTLEPOOL DOCKS DWB RORO V IC TO R IA Q TH U AY R BE ER AT W P EE D IR V IN ES Q U AY Registered Office: General Offshore Enquiries: PD Ports Ltd. Tel: +44 (0) 1642 277 564 17 - 27 Queen’s Square Fax: +44 (0) 1642 277 565 Middlesbrough Email: email@example.com TS2 1AH firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +44 (0) 1642 877 000 Fax: +44 (0) 1642 877 056 www.pdports.co.uk www.pdoffshore.com