June 2011

Pieter Schelte Construction Support: - Allseas have confirmed continuation of engineering and construction support services from Swan Hunter (NE) Limited to assist them with the review and approval of yard engineering and design works related to their new building installation, decommissioning and pipelay vessel Pieter Schelte currently under construction in the Far East. The scope requires engineering and construction support to be provided by a multi-disciplined team located both in the Newcastle office and at the construction facility in Korea as required by the build schedule and ongoing progress.

January 2011

Highland Navigator Upgrade Support: - Allseas have awarded Swan Hunter a contract for engineering and design support for a proposed upgrade of the Highland Navigator construction support vessel on which they have a long term charter. The study includes investigation of various options for extending the capability and workability of the vessel including roll compensation systems, workdeck extensions, replacement mezzanine deck and other general vessel upgrades.

Wellcome to Swan Hunter
Welcome to the website of Swan Hunter (NE) Limited that carries on a proud tradition of shipbuilding engineering and design on the Tyne. Although ship construction has ceased at the Wallsend yard, Swan Hunter continues to provide high quality engineering, design and management support to the shipbuilding and offshore industry and is also able to provide experienced skilled manpower for construction support in many of the traditional shipbuilding disciplines.
Engineering & Management
Swan Hunter has extensive design office facilities with a team of engineers, draughtsmen and technicians skilled in the use of computerised design and production systems.
Manpower Services
From our previous links with the shipyard construction organisation in Wallsend Swan Hunter maintains an extensive database of management, technical and skilled personnel experienced in the design, management and construction of numerous offshore oil & gas and shipbuilding projects.
Yard Facilites
The Wallsend shipyard that is now owned by North Tyneside Council and One NorthEast is located on the North bank of the river Tyne. The yard covers an area of 40 acres
Our personnel have been involved in the decommissioning of offshore platforms and structures since 1996 when Swan Hunter undertook decommissioning and disposal of several jackets, bridges and decks on the Conoco Viking A project.
Other Services
Office Accommodation (Rental Units) and Storage We continue to operate out of the large office facility comprising of over 50,000 square feet of floor space located over 5 floors which is part of the former Swan Hunter shipyard at Wallsend that is now owned by North Tyneside Council and One NorthEast who eventually intend to redevelop the site. Read more


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