Able Seaton Port has some of the strongest quays in Europe.
Construction of Quay 6 is now complete and provides the capacity to receive 48,000t single piece units.
ABLE has undertaken a multi-million pound investment plan to purchase new heavy lift
and transportation equipment. The ports hard standing area, deep water, large quays
with heavy lift crane pads make it an ideal location for challenging projects to be
ABLE is well adept in the handling of complex project cargo. Our versatility, combined with a decisive and flexible mind-set, has, and will continue to create solutions for industries that present a number of challenging scenarios.
Our clients obtain a competitive advantage from a location that is at the heart of the North Sea’s offshore industries.
Our wide range of facilities mean that suitable berths can be provided for the following types of vessels (subject to demand):
The ABLE team can provide the following project services:
The LHM 600 mobile harbour crane unloading a delivery of 4,000t of steel tubular piles, that were carried by BBC Bangkok.
The new ABLE LHM600SHL harbour crane installing a 120t BOP unit onto the Patriot semi-submersible drilling rig
The H627 barge, 179m long and almost 50m wide, is operated by Heerema Marine Contractors, and arrived at Able Seaton Port with a 4,000 tonne payload, including the top section from a North Sea platform jacket.
The former BP North West Hutton Living Quarters were delivered by barge and transported over the quays by multiple sets of SPMT’s. An extensive refurbishment has since transformed it into on-site offices, welfare and canteen facilities.
One of a series of complex heavy lifts during the Petrofac FPF1 top-side destruct project
A 2,000t ringer crane at Quay 10 Able Seaton Port
ABLE new fleet of SPMT’s transport the former BP North West Hutton Modular Support Frame (1,600t) to the quays for deployment
Transporting offshore wind cable reels for export using SPMT
Receiving the former BP North West Hutton 2,541t steel jacket foundation at Able Seaton Port
The Dry Dock at Able Seaton Port is one of the largest in the world and has been used for a number of large fabrication projects such as the BP Ravenspurn
The delivery and subsequent installation of an accommodation module onto an oil and gas drilling rig on Quay 11
In a meticulously planned and executed transport and hoist operation lasting five days, four 250-tonne, 110-foot-long “slug catcher” vessels and a 60-ft, 50-tonne phase separator travelled the four miles from the Able UK dock to the Teesside Gas Processing Plant (TGPP).