United Heavy Transport


United Heavy Transport is one of the world’s leading ocean project and heavy cargo transport providers and project cargo specialist.

UHT offers access to a fleet pool through our network of trusted partners and offers ocean transport solutions (dry and wet) to several markets.  This allows UHT to source the most economical solution for our client’s floating and fixed assets on a global scale.

With a versatile fleet, strong in-house engineering, and project management support, UHT, together with GS-Pango International, can offer a full suite of services based on the needs of the client. We pride ourselves on being very flexible and respond to customer requests with a focus.

Offshore Exploration and Production

Our strong network allows UHT to source the ideal vessel to transport a wide array of offshore rigs and production assets:

  • Offshore Rigs: Jack-up drilling rigs, semi-submersible, tender-assist rigs, drillships, mat-supported rigs
  • Floating Production systems: SPAR Platforms, tension leg platforms (TLP), floating production storage and offloading units (FPSO), floating storage regasification unit (FSRU)

Our in-house engineering United Engineering Solutions can customize sea fastening arrangements, as well as cradle designs, for the safe transport of your high-value asset. This enables UHT to offer one-stop shop solutions.

Offshore Installation

Our network allows us to source the right vessel whether flush-deck or semi-submersible and with dynamic positioning capabilities. This versatile and custom project chartering provides us with the ability to work in close proximity to offshore structures safely by means of float-over installation for shallow water structures.

  • Fixed Production systems: Topsides, jackets, gravity-based structure (GBS)

Our in-house engineering United Engineering Solutions provides motion analysis, method statements, engineered lifts and other technical services in compliance with applicable marine standards and practices, while striving to achieve the optimal solution to our clients.

Onshore LNG and Petrochemical

The vessels within our network are ideal to handle a wide variety of modules and components used in the onshore LNG and petrochemical industries, such as:

  • Modular plants
  • Reactors
  • Pressure tanks
  • Boilers

Combined with our in-house engineering partner, United Engineering Solutions, our combined knowledge provides a value-added service of a complete and integrated logistical management solution.

Port and Marine

United Heavy Transport’s unique capabilities allow us to safely handle

  • Dredging equipment
  • Construction vessels
  • Barges and tugs
  • Lift boats
  • Ship-to-shore (STS) cranes
  • Dry docks

Services such as dry docking of floating structures and launching of newbuild equipment from the quayside are examples of the services UHT can provide to the Port and Marine market.

Towage Services and Consultancy

United Heavy Transport offers the provision of towage solutions and related services to the offshore oil and gas industry, as well as the renewable energy sector. Our primary focus is on serving the Far East region while maintaining a global reach. At UHT offshore marine services, we offer a comprehensive range of solutions, including

  • Rig movements and support: UHT assists in the movement and support of rigs, ensuring safe and efficient operations in offshore locations.
  • Support services for FPSOs: Floating Production Storage and Offloading units require specialized support, and UHT offers services tailored to meet their specific needs.
  • Barge towage: UHT provides towing services for barges, facilitating their transportation to desired locations.
  • Assistance during heavy lift operations: UHT offers support during heavy lift operations, ensuring the smooth execution of lifting and transport activities.

To enhance your capabilities to cater to the offshore industry’s requirements effectively, United Heavy Transport together with Guangzhou Salvage and other offshore service providers take care of your towage requirements. These collaborations allow you to utilize a wide range of towage capacities and capabilities to provide the right towage solution for the job.