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35 years anniversary

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Wikinger test pile project completed

MV Lone proves as project platform

8 tugs and 1 E-house

Special lifting arrangement on MV Svenja

Long-term offshore project finalized

MV Frauke transports carousels

MV Calypso: cargo creatively combined

Carousel and two tugs

Absorber with overlength

Lift with all 3 cranes aboard

Nine modules for MV Anne-Sofie

19 502 cbm on deck/in hatch

MV Lone testing ground in Colombia

Two shiploaders, 1900 t in total

two Tukan cranes, 50 m high

Germany – Tunisia

shiploader of 1250 t

installed off Australian coast.

SAL Offshore installs Tidal Turbine

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Your partner for fast, safe delivery of your heavy cargo

SAL Heavy Lift, a member of the “K” Line Group, is one of the world’s leading carriers specialised in sea transport of heavy lift and project cargo.

Our modern fleet of 16 heavy lift vessels lets us offer our customers highly flexible options. Our vessels boast an impressive travel speed of 20 knots, up to 3500 m² of unobstructed main deck space and combined crane capacities ranging from 550 to 2000 t: amongst the world's highest lifting capacity in the heavy lift sector.

SAL Heavy Lift’s wholly owned subsidiary SAL Offshore B.V. offers DP installation solutions to clients in the oil & gas and renewables sectors. With MV Lone as DP Class 2 vessel and MV Svenja as DP Class 1, SAL Offshore has a strong offering to the market.

Our in-house engineering department develops customised solutions for all transport needs and thoroughly supervises all projects from the planning stages to successful completion, while working hand in hand with our highly skilled crews.

SAL Heavy Lift upholds the highest standards in respect of HSEQ: all vessels are certified as conforming to ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. Type 183, 176 and 116 have Environmental Passports confirming this compliance.

We innovate solutions.

Latest News

June 2015

SAL Heavy Lift receives recognition for HSE performance


June 2015 | Hamburg

SAL Heavy Lift announces change in management team

Justin Archard will follow Jan-Peter Esbensen as Corporate Director as of September 1.

2015-05-14 | Kaiji Press News

"K" Line turns heavy lifter unit SAL into the black

Interview with SAL SEO T. Suzuki: SAL to consider enhancing fleet with newbuildings

Management System Certification ISM, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 Environmental Passport 2014 Achilles FPAL Registered Achilles JQS Sellihca IMCA VDR BIMCO