Heavy lift cargo includes oversized structures or equipment that can’t be broken down into smaller pieces. Shree Balaji Shipping & Projects Pvt Ltd. provides heavy lift services that are ideal for moving what others can’t. We have experience moving unusually large and heavy items across the country and across the world for multiple industries, including oil and gas and even shipping heavy equipment for military. We have access to a reliable network of commercial transport equipment necessary to make difficult moves.
Examples of heavy lift freight include turbines, generators, compressors, specialty vehicles, construction equipment, parts of oil rigs, among others. If you need to transport heavy equipment by land, air or sea, or a combination of the above, Shree Balaji Shipping & Projects Pvt Ltd. can handle your move within the constraints of your deadline.
Heavy lift cargo is classified as indivisible items weighing over a ton up to over a thousand tons and have widths and/or heights that exceed 100 meters. Specialty vehicles, vessels and equipment is needed to safely and effectively transport these items via land, air or sea. When shipping items by sea, crane vessels or crane ships may be utilized as well as barges or other heavy lift vessels. Flo-flo vessels are also an option. These are semi-submerging vessels that can be slightly submerged to allow another floating structure to be loaded onto the vessel./p>
For moving large or heavy freight by land, flat bed and heavy haul trucks or trailers are utilized. Moving heavy cargo by land also requires special escort vehicles that are arranged by shipper or freight forwarder.
Shipments that exceeds the size requirements for regular cargo aircraft and special large volume cargo planes are required to move exceptionally large items. Large volume cargo aircraft include Antonovs and Boeing 747 cargo planes.