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HeavyTorque: Van der Vlist
HeavyTorque: Van der Vlist

Van der Vlist: Caterpillar mining shovel on the move

With a total gross weight of 435.535 kilogram, a Caterpillar 6060FS has recently been transported in 35 pieces in a time frame of one week from the factory in Germany to the port of loading in Belgium. To transport all pieces in time, with the heaviest piece weighing 63 tonne, 16 separate loads ...

Van der Vlist: A perfect combination

During our longstanding business relationship with Claas, which has lasted for more than 35 years, we have transported a great number of their large agricultural machines, but we also offer transport solutions for their smaller machines such as balers and tractors. Our new combi trailers with a ...

Van der Vlist: Just in time

Van der Vlist was recently asked to assist with the transport of a complete forging press line. The heaviest load weighed in at 111T and the complete line was transported by  a total of 50 separate vehicles. Of this, 25 out-of-gauge transports were handled with due care and diligence by ...

Sweet success for Van der Vlist

Van der Vlist recently moved a 15m long generator from Germany to the Bury St Edmonds in the United Kingdom. The 3.1m wide unit was 3.85m high and had most of the 50t weight centered in the middle. A 2 bed 4 vessel bridge trailer with supports was used to ensure that the unit was […]

Van der Vlist: Steam locomotive lost track

Van der Vlist has recently transported a 1943 steam locomotive from Loenen to Simpelveld, in The Netherlands. Due to the age and condition of the locomotive it was not possible for it to be transported by rail: therefore Van der Vlist offered a solution by road. Two trucks, both with ...

Van der Vlist Tackle 80 Tonne Excavator Transport to Vietnam

Although Van der Vlist is well known for transporting oversized cargo in Europe, the number of transports to destinations outside of Europe is growing rapidly. Clients are now asking Van der Vlist to move various types of cargo to and from the Far East, especially Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia ...

Van der Vlist move 2400t to Algeria

Towards the end of 2015, Van der Vlist shipped 2400 ton of construction equipment to Algeria. Shipments to Algeria suffered from a drop down because of changed import legislation. Despite being more difficult to import cargo into Algeria: Van der Vlist shipped just over 11000 tons of equipment ...

Van der Vlist: Joining forces in Moerdijk

Last year an incident happened at the Shell refinery in Moerdijk where – due to a chemical reaction – there was an explosion in part of the plant. Following the incident VSE (Verolme Special Equipment), neighbours of Van der Vlist’s Moerdijk terminal, received the order to build and ...

Van der Vlist: Acting fast in Russia

Acting fast in Russia: Van der Vlist have recently expanded their fleet in Russia, wasting no time putting their new vehicles to good use. They recently moved a 23.4 tonne heater case at short notice from St Petersburg down to a production line in Torzhok. The 500km journey required both ...

Van der Vlist: Rings around Europe

Van der Vlist have been busy moving some 5960mm diameter metal rings across from Germany into the UK recently. Two 610mm high industrial rings weighing 14,4 tons each were collected from South East Germany and loaded onto tilt frame trailers This meant that the overall transport width was ...

Van der Vlist: Cleaning up in Kazakhstan

Van der Vlist recently completed a long transport from the port near their office in St Petersburg, way down to Atyrau in Kazakhstan. They collected a Kenworth T800 vacuum truck which had been shipped in from Canada at St Petersburg port, and loaded the 21 ton vehicle onto their 3 axle low ...

Van der Vlist – Lifting Frames

Van der Vlist were called into action over the last month to bring some lifting frames from Eastern Germany into the UK. 4 large frame sections were each loaded to a semi low trailer for the journey, and secured down. These parts were made up of 4 sections: 8.10m x 4.71m x 3.35m, two of […]

Van der Vlist: Generating Green Energy

Zwaar Transport Twente and Van der Vlist have recently completed the transport of a biomass system, to generate energy from vegetables. It had to move from near Bielefeld in Germany all the way down to 2 locations just below Perpignan in Southern France. The machinery had to be moved in 6 ...

Van der Vlist: Office on the move

Van der Vlist recently arranged the transportation of a permanent prefabricated office building from an assembly yard in Moerdijk, to be taken to Antwerp. The two floored building of total 25m x 7,5m x 7,0m, weighing in total 120 tonnes consisted of 20 separate units which were built up on the ...