BigLift / Spliethoff 3. Contracting, installation and transport

BigLift / 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, including 22 specialized heavy transport vessels and 44 multi-purpose tween deck 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
BigLift Shipping is one of the world‘s leading heavy lift shipping companies, specialised in the worldwide ocean transportation of heavy lift and project cargoes. Given its 45 years in the heavy lift sector, the company has many long-standing clients, which regularly place their trust in BigLift. With a modern fleet of 4 heavy transport vessels and 20 heavy lift vessels, including the Spliethoff P8-Type and P14-Type heavy lift vessels and the Chung Yang CY-Type heavy transport vessels, BigLift serves the oil & gas, mining and power generating industries, amongst many others. 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.

Spliethoff 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. All vessels are equipped with tween decks and fast-moving cranes with a lifting capacity up to 1,400 mt in tandem lift. 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. Careful planning, engineering, coordination and supervision to ensure safe transportation are all in a day‘s work.

Johan Boer, General Manager Commercial Department, BigLift Shipping

Hans-Wouter Valk, Projects Manager, Spliethoff