Trade Ocean is involved in a vast array of project cargo within Southern Africa. Our specialised offices at the various ports will support any project cargo within the boundaries of Southern Africa as far as Zambia and the DRC.
The transportation, handling and installation of heavy items which are indivisible, and of weights generally accepted to be in the range of 1 ton to over 1000 tons and of widths/heights of more than 100 meters that are too large to fit into normalor onto conventional transporters. These oversized items are transported from one place to another (sometimes across country borders) then lifted or installed into place. Characteristic for heavy lift goods is the absence of standardization which requires an individual transport planning.
Generators, turbines, reactors, boilers, towers, casting, heaters, presses, locomotives, boats, satellites, military personnel and equipment. In the offshore industry, parts of oil rigs and production platforms are also lifted; some of these are also removed at the end of an installation's working life.
To transport heavy lift items specialor ( ) are used, which are especially suitable due to their large loading area and capacity. For air transport special large-volume cargo like the are employed which can move up to 250 tons of freight. On inland waters are often used. Transports at sea carry out special which often possess won cranes for loading and discharging cargo. Transportation of heavy lift items ranks among the most challenging and complex services in and is handled by specialized companies of Trade Ocean is proud to be of service to you.