BigLift Shipping / Spliethoff 3. Contracting, installation and transport

BigLift Shipping / Spliethoff

Radarweg 36
1042 AA Amsterdam
The Netherlands
+31 (0)20 4488300| |

Members of Spliethoff Group
BigLift Shipping and sister company Spliethoff, both members of the Amsterdam-based Spliethoff Group, together operate a modern fleet of some 66 vessels. Both companies strive for operational excellence and reliability, adhering to the highest Safety, Health, Environment and Quality standards and operating to strict time schedules.

BigLift Shipping is one of the worlds leading heavy lift shipping companies, specialised in the worldwide ocean transportation of heavy lift and project cargoes, operating a modern fleet of 4 heavy transport vessels and 21 heavy lift vessels. Given its 50 years in the heavy lift sector, the company has many long-standing clients. All heavy lift vessels have their own lifting gear with lifting capacities up to 2,200 mt and some have a ro-ro capability for loads as high as 2,500 mt. The heavy transport vessels can load ro-ro cargoes up to about 16,000 mt a piece.

is a specialist in, among other things, the transportation of line pipe and plant equipment for the oil and gas industry and large cable equipment for the telecom industry. The company operates a fleet of modern, ice-classed, multipurpose vessels, ranging from 11,000 to 23,000 DWT. The newbuild B-Type vessels combine the intake of a multi-purpose vessel with a DP2, station-keeping ability of up to Bft 6, making them ideal for supplying large volumes and heavy cargoes directly offshore. To obtain the fast, safe and efficient loading and discharge of pipes, both on and offshore, the vessels have a removable, automated, pipe-handling gantry crane installed.

A team of dedicated, highly skilled professionals, with years of experience and the mindset to think creatively, enables us to offer innovative and safe solutions for clients technically and logistically complex requirements.

Johan Boer, General Manager Commercial Department, BigLift Shipping
Hans-Wouter Valk, Projects Manager, Spliethoff