TAQA UK’s Northern North Sea platforms

General information

Client TAQA UK 
Project TAQA UK’s Northern North Sea platforms 
Year 2025 
Location UK North Sea 
Vessels Pioneering Spirit 
Max. water depth 167

Scope of work

  • Allseas’ task is to remove four platform topsides, three steel supporting jackets and transport to a suitable onshore yard facility for dismantling, with the aim of reusing or recycling 95% or more of the materials.
  • The combined weight of the topsides and jackets to be removed is around 114,000 tonnes, making this the largest single offshore UK Continental Shelf decommissioning contract scope to date.


Project specials

  • The platforms are located close to each other, approximately 100 kilometres north-east of Shetland, in water depths ranging from 150 to 167 metres.