Big pieces on the move

Heavylift transport specialist Van der Vlist was called into action last month to bring some lifting frames from Eastern Germany to a quarry in Leicestershire. Four large frame sections were each loaded to a semi low trailer for the journey and moved under escort to the quarry site in Leicestershire. [+]

Grim cargo

Specialist transport Van der Vlist Transport Group had the task of moving the remains of the ill-fated B777 Malaysian Airlines' airline from Ukraine to the headquarters of the Dutch Ministry of Defence. The plane was apparently shot down on 17 July when it was flying over a region where Russian-backed ... [+]

Overland, over sea and over here

As a leading outsize load specialist, Van der Vlist is used to barge transport, as in transporting things on barges. But over the summer it got to move a barge overland on a truck from North Holland to Exmouth. In a truly multimodal effort, the 18-ton barge - 18 metres long, ... [+]

Arctic artic

Spring, or even summer may be upon most of us in Europe, but heavy transport specialist Van der Vlist encountered some arctic conditions recently when it made a delivery of a 41-tonne bearing from from Hamburg to a power station in Norway, above the arctic circle. Snow spikes were the ... [+]

Russian spectacle

Heavy haulier Van der Vlist recently delivered spare parts to the largest telescope in Europe, in Zelenchukskaya, southern Russia. The three German-made items were collected from St Petersburg port and moved 2,500 km south. Because of their size; up to 6.6m long and 4.3m wide, they required a police escort ... [+]

Wingless wonder

European outsized load specialist Van der Vlist recently got involved in transporting a whole plane by road. The Fokker F27' lacking wings and no doubt a number of other flying essentials, accepted  a lift on the back of one of the haulier's eight-axle trailers on its journey from Hoofdorp to ... [+]

Close shave

The Van der Vlist group's Zwaar Transport Twente has moved a containerised biogas generato from the Nordrhein – Westfalen area of Germany to a farm in Crowle, North Lincolnshire. As can be seen, it was a very tight squeeze getting the load through a low bridge, a mile from final ... [+]

Silos to Saratov

Van der Vlist recently moved two 15-ton silos and three truckloads of parts from central Europe to Saratov in South-western Russia. While the tilt-trucks of parts drove straight through to the destination, the 18m long silos moved 1000km by road to the North of Germany for loading onto a ferry ... [+]
Van der Vlist's new offices in Hull

Van der Vlist UK relocates to Hull

UK part of Dutch-owned Van der Vlist Transport Group, is relocating to Burma Drive in Hull, less than a mile from the port, from 1 March. The company provides provide out-of-gauge and oversized transport along with associated services including permits, escorts and route surveys. Facilities and equipment include over ... [+]

Van der Vlist Move Large Vessels in Rotterdam

International Heavy Transport Company Van der Vlist have recently completed a local quay movement in Rotterdam, moving several large vessels from the ship to storage.  The size of the larger pieces was phenomenal, but by using  specialist modular equipment they posed  no problem whatsoever. The items will be moved again once ... [+]

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