Harland & Wolff (Methil) is situated on the north bank of the 9 mile wide Firth of Forth estuary, a deep water estuary on the east coast of Scotland, with unrestricted access to open sea.

The site features two load out quays with 20,000 tonnes capacity each across an open construction area of 69,000m² and 17,000m².

The Methil yard covers an area of 542,258 m², with 283,400m² of covered and open assembly areas, 7,500m² of covered fabrication area and 6,800m² of covered storage area.