Since our inception in 2015, the heavy lift specialists of the UNITED GROUP have emerged as pacesetters in heavy lift shipping. We launched four dedicated divisions, formed major international partnerships, and have grown a state-of-the-art fleet to become global leaders in the heavy lift sector.
The UNITED GROUP is a suite of established stand-alone companies, working in close cooperation to offer industry-leading competence, experience, and know-how in their respective fields of business. Our mission is to ensure long-term business relationships through customer satisfaction.
United Heavy Lift GmbH & Co. KG was the first group company, launched in 2015. UHL focuses on the transport of heavy and oversized project cargoes and successfully serves shippers from various industries. With over 20 vessels, UHL operates one of the youngest and most environmentally friendly MPP heavy lift fleets on the market with lifting capacities of up to 900 mtons. The core of the fleet are the F900 Eco-Lifter sister vessels (built 2018-2024), which are raising the standard for eco-friendly breakbulk and heavy lift sea transportation.
United Wind Logistics GmbH operates a fleet of specialized deck carriers and offers fully integrated logistic concepts for the offshore wind industry. UWL specializes in the transportation of offshore wind components such as blades, nacelles, towers, and foundations from manufacturing sites to preassembly sites or directly to the installation sites. UWL’s employs specialized deck carriers and unique cargo securing techniques to ensure a significant reduction of transport costs.
United Engineering Solutions GmbH is the engineering arm of the UNITED GROUP. The company is comprised of over 30 naval architects, marine engineers, and port captains, who provide a range of sophisticated technical transport solutions to both their sister companies and external clients. UES offers heavy cargo and structural engineering, vessel modification, naval architecture, 3-D CAD animations, mobilisation and supervision, transport consultancy and port captain services, among others, to ensures that each voyage is flawlessly planned and executed.
United Heavy Transport GmbH focuses on heavy marine transportation and installation with a state-of-the-art fleet of semi-submersible vessels. Each vessel is equipped with Dynamic Positioning systems and movable casings. With a modern semi-sub fleet, paired with strong in-house engineering and project management performance, UHT offers a fully integrated project support solution. UHT is the commercial agent for China-based Guangzhou Salvage and GS-Pango International.