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:
SSCS Lifting inspects, tests and certifies lifting equipment - as well as manufacturing, servicing, and supplying all types of lifting equipment. Our clients enjoy the benefits that quality products coupled with a first class service at competitive prices can bring.
SSCS Lifting are specialists in testing light and heavy factory, dockside, platform, rig and vessel installed lifting equipment to meet statutory requirements. This includes inspection of overhead beams, cranes, containers, bottle racks and personnel lifting baskets etc. both on and offshore.
SSCS Lifting also have many years’ experience testing Diver Deployment Frames, Dive Baskets and Launch & Recovery Systems (LARS) on-board vessels including ROV deployment systems.
As full members of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) SSCS Lifting work to the LEEA Procedures and to BS EN ISO 9001:2015 (assessed by LRQA).
Texora is a world-class designer and manufacturer of technical webbings, textile lifting slings and safety products including fall protection harnesses, safety belts, shock absorbers and lanyards.
Texora distribute our manufactured products to virtually all European countries, Scandinavia, Northern Africa and Middle East. Our expertise in manufacturing and quality inspection coupled with our huge production capacity ensures delivery of a highly competitive product range with excellent lead-times ensuring Texora delivers a very real competitive advantage for our clients.
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.
Nautilus Rigging was established in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 2007 with the aim of developing our innovative concepts to produce a new, versatile, and safer type of lifting hook that eliminates the inherent pinch and trap hazards associated with the use of traditional lifting hooks.
The unique design of Nautilus Hooks™ sets a new global standard in safety hooks and is revolutionising the lifting industry, bringing major safety and operational benefits across a diverse range of industries including construction, mining, shipping, and the offshore oil and gas sector.