The Specialist Buyers Guide for the Renewable Energy Industry
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.
Forth Ports Ltd is the largest port group in Scotland, operating 7 strategically located ports, Forth Ports Scotland provides fast and efficient access to major industry hubs and 70% of the Scottish population.
Forth Ports customers harness the strength of the group – the local expertise, unrivalled and diverse knowledge – to deliver high levels of handling and logistics-related services to customers, whilst never compromising on safety. Forth Ports Ltd deliver solutions to customers who are looking to move their goods cost effectively and efficiently, and provide added-value services such as warehousing and storage.
When customers are looking to use a Forth Ports Group service they can expect us to work with them in partnership to devise a solution. We identify and understand the needs and challenges of our customers, so we can provide innovative solutions that are customer driven and tailored to the project, delivering a streamlined supply chain with economic and environmental savings.
The local knowledge and specialist skillsets available at each of our ports, paired with the resources, network connections, and experience of the whole Forth Ports Group, allow for a level of collaboration that creates unrivalled added-value for our customers.
One team, one goal, one of a kind service.
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: