Heavy Engineering & Steel Castings

Heavy Transport • Steel Castings • Forged Steel • Abnormal Loads

Collett & Sons are highly experienced in the heavy transport steel castings, oversized forged steel components and abnormal loads specifically for the heavy engineering sector.



Having successfully completed numerous heavy engineering projects we over the years have the knowledge, expertise and specialist equipment to assist manufacturers in delivering heavy steel castings, forged steel components and industrial cargoes both throughout the UK and overseas.  As the heavy engineering industry pushes forwards with new and innovative components Collett are at the forefront of the heavy transport industry investing in new fleet acquisitions specifically to accommodate these steel castings, forged steel components and abnormal loads.  

Our fleet of specialist trailers includes low & semi-low loaders, beam trailers, wafer decks and multi-axle hydraulic modular systems up to 3,500Te capacity in 2-,3- or 4-file configuration. Added to this are our Self Propelled Modular Transporters (SPMTs ) and our 550Te capacity Girder Bridge which is specifically designed to carry transformers and steel castings, ensuring that we can provide unique logistics solutions to challenging projects.

Our heavy lift team can oversee all lifting requirements for these forged steel castings and heavy abnormal loads.  Our crane hire and contract lift services provide an ideal solution for the delivery of your cargo to an awaiting vessel for onward shipment or to final delivery and positioning.  For the import/export of these components, our two portside heavy lift storage facilities in Goole and Grangemouth offer the facility to securely store your cargo ahead of transshipment.

From the chartering of vessels to heavy transport we have the knowledge and experience to expertly handle the collection and delivery of these heavy steel castings abnormal loads. Be it delivering transformers and components directly to an awaiting vessel portside, or overseeing shipment throughout Europe, Collett will ensure that these valuable cargoes are delivered safely and on budget to their required location.

Heavy Engineering Case Study: 156Te Steel Casting

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Collett & Sons Ltd

Victoria Terminal, Albert Road, Halifax, HX2 0DF
Mistral Point, AW Nielsen Road, Goole, DN14 6UE
Baltic House, Central Dock Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8TY
6 Northbrook Road, Dublin 6, Ireland