The Specialist Buyers Guide for the Oil and Gas Industry
Since 1980, Abnormal Load Services – ALS knowledgeable and experienced teams have developed a strong understanding of the global requirements necessary to handle the movement of abnormal loads/exceptional cargo, break bulk/project cargo, heavy construction logistics, world-wide freight management and more recently Superyacht handling.
We strive to be a global logistics provider offering multimodal solutions through a personal service. Our teams are innovative, dedicated and reliable and specialised in construction equipment, project and exceptional cargo.
A sister company of WWL ASA, Abnormal Load Services (ALS) teams are exceptionally committed and pride ourselves in providing clients with a reliable, professional and honest service with one local point of contact.
As a specialist logistics provider, we offer unique solutions for oversized, abnormal, exceptional and heavy lift cargo shipments by: road, rail, air and sea both nationally and internationally.
From airfreighting the smallest components or arranging the transportation of oversized cargo by road or barge and providing permit and escort solutions, to organising global container shipments, warehousing and storage options or chartering a vessel, our dedicated in house teams understand our client’s needs providing a service that reflects the professional standards demanded in the business world today.
Our headline “every single cargo is precious to us” reinforces our promise. A promise that we sign with a new logo and a new slogan.
Our range of specialisms include:
LV Shipping & Transport was established in 1921 in the Netherlands under the name J. Lensveld & Zonen B.V. The family company started with horse and carriage and traded in transport, road building, sand and rubbish skips. The head office is still located in Vlaardingen, the Netherlands.
In 1977 a new ferry trailer department started named Elvex. Shortly after this the first office in the UK was set up in Sheerness. It was operated a branch office to help return the trailers that were being shipped from Holland to the UK. LV Shipping & Transport was formally established in 1986, set up to undertake major oil and petrochemical forwarding contracts in the North Sea. Now 11 offices are strategically located along the East Coast of Scotland and England.
In more recent years, LV Shipping & Transport opened offices in Singapore, USA and Saudi Arabia. This growing network of own offices and dedicated agents offers you a full range of logistical services offers. Together with our facilities and our international teams of specialists we are dedicated to offer you a personal service tailored to the most demanding industry standards.
As an independent, privately owned company, LV Shipping & Transport focus on long-term relationships with our customers. It is embedded in the LV culture for our people to accept accountability. This ensures we do not let down our clients, our colleagues or ourselves. We look upon our service as being a partnership for progress for every customer.
Seatrax (UK ) Ltd. has a worldwide reputation for its innovative offshore solutions. The engineering team at Seatrax supplies the offshore oil and gas and commercial industries with the most reliable, safe and easily-maintained cranes. Founded in Houston, Texas, USA, Seatrax has expanded its reach to include locations in Louisiana as well as the United Kingdom and maintains numerous U.S. and international patents, demonstrating our success in engineering, designing and manufacturing pedestal cranes that excel in a variety of offshore applications.
Seatrax (UK ) Ltd. offshore crane structures are purpose-built for the offshore and marine environment and are designed for the dynamic and abnormal loads imposed on offshore cranes. Our marine crane design centers around the kingpost, which provides the absolute highest level of safety and longevity for the structure. All structures are designed to exceed the minimum required fatigue life of 30 years as specified by API Specification 2C.
AW Plant Services, incorporated in 1982, and has been supplying crane hire services from it’s Great Yarmouth base throughout East Anglia for the last 30 years. The company has been at it’s Eurocentre base since August 1989, where it has a large premises for storage and the operation of it’s crane fleet, and also that of it’s sister Haulage company Associated Master Porters and Stevedores (A.M.P.S).
AW Plant Services, is a family owned and run organisation employing 5 family members, and has enjoyed long service from many of it’s other employees. For the last 30 years the company has worked in many industrial sectors from Construction, Engineering, Transportation and Offshore Supply. At present the company finds that 90% of it’s work is for the offshore industry, with lifting operations for the oil and gas, renewable energy and decomissioning sectors.
ACE Winches are a global leader in the design, manufacture and hire of all lifting, pulling and deploying solutions and the provision of associated hire personnel for the oil and gas, marine, decommissioning and civil engineering and renewable energy markets.
By developing partnerships with our clients, we can manage the total project solution from concept design through to manufacture, testing, installation, commissioning, operation, training and ongoing client support.
ACE Winches deliver products and services to over 50 countries across all continents and continue to lead industry standards for quality and reliability.
Our Norwegian base in Stavanger, ACE Winches Norge AS, offers bespoke winching solutions, hire equipment, personnel, refurbishment services and training across the Scandinavian markets.
We also have representation in France, India, Canada, Indonesia and Egypt.
ACE Winches have a dedicated focus on exceeding clients’ expectations and maintaining an excellent record of safety, quality and reliability.