Hugh Simpson (Contractors) Ltd is one of northern Scotland`s leading lifting and plant-hire firms. We have considerable expertise in ship-to-shore stevedoring, specialist lifting for wind turbines, and general plant hire.

From our harbour bases at Wick and Scrabster we take great care to give our clients what you need, including:

  • Specialist lifting advice or problem solving

  • Bespoke packages in conjunction with partner firms

  • Full service contracts

  • Strict health and safety compliance

Through Simpson Oils Ltd we supply fuels and lubricants for industrial, domestic and marine use. See to order online and see our current prices.


Our companies are family-run and friendly. We aim to maintain the same personal, trustworthy and reliable service we have been providing our customers with for nearly 50 years.