Assembly and logistics base

Harland and Wolff have unsurpassed facilities as a logistics / feeder port for Irish Sea Offshore Wind Farms.

  • Over 1800m of quayside
  • Over 300,000m2 of hard standing ground
  • Twin 840 tonne gantry cranes allowing maximum use of area (gantry cranes do not need access routes so components can be packed in tightly) and ultimate flexibility (if plans change they can pluck items from the middle with no double handling)
  • Wide range of permanent dockside tower cranes and mobile cranes
  • No tidal restrictions for port entry. No locks, width or air gap restrictions. After several ship visits a pilot may no longer be required to enter the port


  • A wide range of heavy engineering trades available on site for planned assembly, outfitting, paint completion, and ad hoc manufacture such as sea fastenings
  • The support of a ship repair facility on site
  • A wide range of heavy plant and equipment
  • 24/7 operation
  • Easy airport access (less than 2km from Belfast City Airport, less than 20km from Belfast International Airport)
  • Less than 2km to Belfast City Centre, with a wide range of good quality hotels, B&Bs, rental apartments and houses, restaurants and leisure facilities