Shipping of an over sized drilling rig by roll on /roll off (RORO) vessel

The team at Clarke Global were asked to send an over dimensional drilling rig (pictured) which is used on large civil engineering projects, from Fremantle WA to Vietnam.  Oversized freight such as this that do not fit into standard 20 or 40 foot sea freight containers are generally packed and shipped differently.  In this case, it […]

Campion boat shipment to PNG

Clarke Global recently managed a project to ship a Campion Bowrider recreational boat from Pattersons Lake in Victoria via Melbourne to Papua New Guinea. The out-of-guage (OOG) project required the vessel to be heat-wrapped by the supplier at Pattersons Lake to protect it during shipment. Clarkes arranged for a pre-inspection of the boat to ensure […]

Get your RORO measurements right

Precision is important, especially when calculating dimensions for roll on/roll off shipments such as a client’s wheel loader shipment to Dubai. The booked measurements for the vehicle were almost 18m3 less than the measurements calculated by the ships surveyor on delivery to the vessel at Port Kembla, so last minute adjustments were made to ensure […]

Shipping Oversized Machinery & Items: A Case Study on Clarke Global’s Successful Transport of Machinery Tyres

Shipping machinery and over dimensional items can be a tricky business, especially when those items don’t fit into standard shipping containers. A recent project required the Clarke Global team to arrange collect and packing of eight machinery tyres for shipment from Brisbane to Jebel Ali, Dubai UAE. A major challenge was that the tyres wouldn’t […]