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Abnormal Loads

Our expert team and connections to specialist vehicle operators worldwide enable us to handle the haulage of any abnormal load, regardless of origin or destination.

First Class Abnormal Loads Service

At HGL, we thrive on the challenge of transporting abnormal or oversized loads. Whether we are moving power transformers, luxury yachts or cranes, our projects experts have extensive experience in shipping non-containerised cargo of all shapes and sizes, working closely with specialist vessel owners and transport partners worldwide.


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  • An experienced team to look after your oversized and out of gauge cargo

  • 24/7 support to ensure consignments are delivered safely, efficiently and on budget

  • Access to all specialist vehicle and vessel types through our global partner network

  • Detailed site and route surveys ahead of transportation to prevent unexpected issues

  • On-site supervision, tracking and delivery destination attendance where required

  • Long-term partnerships with multiple clients who trust us to look after their logistics

Our Abnormal Load Capabilities

An abnormal load is classed as any item of cargo that is too heavy, large or cumbersome to be transported safely in a standard shipping container or trailer. Here are just some of the abnormal loads we have successfully transported at HGL.

  • Power transformers

  • Cranes

  • Underground water storage tanks

  • Gas scrubbers

  • Drilling rigs

  • Wind turbines

  • Autoclaves

  • Cruise ship antennas

  • Industrial printers

  • Data centres

  • Factory machinery

  • Luxury yachts

  • Light aircraft

  • Subsea buoyancy models

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