The Western Isles Development (WID) Project is located in Block 210/24a, in the northern North Sea, UK. The project involves the development of two oil fields, namely Harris (earlier East Rinnes) and Barra (earlier Melville), which are located 160km east of the Shetlands.
KAW Engineering provides customer-focused engineering solutions for a wide range of industries such as construction, mining, marine, and oil and gas.
The company offers a complete range of engineering services, including design, fabrication, site installation and transportation facilities and is accreditation-approved for ISO 9001, ISO 18001, ISO 14001 and AS/NZS 4801.
Marine and offshore engineering and fabrication applications
KAW Engineering’s diverse team has all the skills required to deliver complex and unique project outcomes for its clients, ranging from simple repairs to detailed prototyping and custom engineered solutions.
These services include:
- Engineering design and drafting
- Equipment mobilisation and sea fastening
- Heavy-steel, aluminium and stainless-steel fabrication and repairs
- Onsite inspection, maintenance and repairs
- Protective coatings
- Plate processing
- Sheet metal
- Fabrication and assembly
- Batch processing
- Heat treatment
- Quality control
- Standards compliance
- Material cutting, including metal, plastic, wood and rubber, using six-axis CNC plate processing machines
The company works with carbon, low-alloy and stainless-steel, CR-Moly, duplex and super duplex, aluminium, nickel alloys, titanium and various other exotic metals.
Coded, pipeline and structural welding processes
KAW Engineering’s specialist staff are trained and certified to weld to the strict standards required by offshore and subsea industries.
The company maintains a modern and efficient range of specialist welding equipment to ensure it meets the highest quality standards required by its clients.
KAW Engineering has an extensive database of weld procedures in compliance with ASME-IX, AS3992, AS1554, AS1665, AS2980 and more.
Vessel mobilisations and personnel services
KAW Engineering supplies a range of services for vessel mobilisation, in addition to expert personnel to complete onsite and offsite operations. These include day and night shift crews, deep staffing pool for larger projects and site-ready personnel and equipment.
The company offers various benefits, including:
- Flexible service delivery
- Proven health, safety, environmental and quality (HSEQ) systems
- Extensive third-party network
- Commitment to completion and delivery
Mining and earthmoving services
KAW Engineering performs maintenance and repair services, site mobilisation, and guard and safety system installations, as well as delivers entire project modules.
Available 24/7 for emergency operations, the company supplies project management, HSEQ compliance and flexible work crews.
Project engineering design and drafting services
KAW Engineering offers a wide array of professional engineering services to bring a client’s project from concept to reality.
The company’s services encompass the full scope of engineering design, from site assessment and scope meetings to full standards compliant design, modelling and drafting.
With KAW Engineering’s fabrication expertise, clients are assured that the company’s designs are practical and optimised to provide cost-effective solutions for any project.
The company’s design experience includes:
- 3D modelling and drafting
- Customised machine solutions
- Design for stress
- Finite element analysis (FEA)
- Full standards compliance
- Model optimisation
- Offshore module design
- Site logistics and resource processing
- Structural steel and aluminium
- Walkways and access systems
Permanent access systems for buildings and equipment
KAW Engineering provides safe access to plants and machinery, ensuring the safety of onsite personnel and its clients.
The company offers comprehensive service delivery for the design, fabrication and installation of AS1657: 2013-compliant permanent access systems, which includes structural platforms, decking, handrail and machinery guards.
About KAW Engineering
A privately owned, Pilbara-based engineering service provider, KAW Engineering was originally established in 1988 as Karratha Aluminium Welding and developed an extensive track record for delivering the highest quality aluminium fabrication services onshore, offshore and throughout the local oil and gas industry.
Since then, the company has expanded its skills base to cover the full range of engineering services from professional design and drafting to structural steel repairs.
The company’s client base comprises major iron ore, oil and gas, fertiliser, construction, marine, logistics and shipping companies.