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 […]

Challenges faced by break bulk and roll on / roll off shipments

Freight items that don’t fit into standard 20 or 40 foot sea containers can be shipped as individual units referred to as break bulk (BB) cargo.  If possible, they can also be rolled on and off (RORO) special vessels that are not only designed to carry ‘static’ cargo but mobile or wheeled cargo, a solution which is […]