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CARGO OF THE MONTH

Transforming power…

Transforming power…

A careful tandem lift by two high capacity mobile cranes was used to transfer this 86 tonnes transformer from mafi to road transport after it arrived from the Far East on a Hoegh Autoliners vessel. The load was taken by road, bound for eventual delivery to a power...

An important link in the chain…

An important link in the chain…

With the offshore oil and gas industry under increasing spotlight, we were tasked in helping with the shipment of this pneumatic reel for umbilicals after it was imported into the UK from China via a container vessel discharging in Southampton. Our expertise was...

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...

We don’t just handle ships…….

We don’t just handle ships…….

Gently does it for this 19 tonne fire engine cab chassis that was brought in on a mafi trailer from the United States by K Line and then handled to road transport using one of SCH’s Reachstackers, before it was sent on its way up country to specialist fire engine...

Lifting a Heavy Lifter…

Lifting a Heavy Lifter…

This 60 ton slew column is part of a Liebherr heavy duty bulk handling crane that will be used for open sea bulk handling operations in the Far East, lifting up to 35 tonnes with each swing. Arriving in Southampton by road, the column was first lashed to a mafi...

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