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Automatic Lift…

Automatic Lift…

This 35 tonne remote controlled gantry was shipped from Southampton to Australia via Hoegh Autoliners’ vessel Hoegh New York, having first been carefully offloaded from road transport and then manoeuvred on board. With a 70-tonne load capacity, the gantries are used...
CHRISTMAS COME EARLY

CHRISTMAS COME EARLY

This 53 tonnes piece of oil well equipment, known as a Christmas tree, was headed out to Singapore on a Hoegh Autoliners vessel from Southampton but first it needed a heavy lift transfer from road transport to mafi. Offshore Christmas trees control the flow of a well...
Sorted…

Sorted…

This Trommel mining equipment weighing 75 tonnes was carefully lifted from road transport, loaded and secured on a mafi trailer prior to being shipped on a K Line vessel heading for the Far East via Southampton. The machine, built by MDS International in Ireland, is...
Restoring a tank to its former glory…

Restoring a tank to its former glory…

This fascinating, vintage Cromwell tank, built in 1943, required special handling when it arrived in the Port of Southampton by road from Buckinghamshire. After laying in a forest in Finland for many years, the tank was restored by specialists Track and Wheel...
Digging Deep…..

Digging Deep…..

More than a dozen heavyweight pieces of a Liebherr R9150 mine excavating machine, including two 50-tonne tracks, arrived in Southampton by road. SCH used its heavy lift expertise to transfer the pieces, totalling over 300 tonnes,  from road transport to mafis before...
Keeping Offshore Operations Moving….

Keeping Offshore Operations Moving….

SCH handles all sorts of project cargo using ship’s gear or mobile cranes – like these two ten-tonne offshore baskets which are used for transferring tools and equipment on to offshore platforms. After being delivered to Southampton by road, they were loaded to the...