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Global reach, local partnership BETTER, TOGETHER

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Osprey is an independent, British company. For 25 years we’ve been delivering some of the world’s heaviest assets and largest abnormal loads, providing specialist logistics of all kinds – here in the UK and internationally.

Why choose Osprey

We’re much more than a specialist logistics provider. Osprey’s teams deliver unexpected value by finding the right approach to logistics. We work better, together.

Every project benefits from 25 years’ experience and the insights of our multi-disciplined teams. We also have an impressive range of owner-operated equipment. This includes some of the UK’s most capable heavy-lift cranes, over 120 SPMTs, hydraulic lifts and skids, carousels, heavy transport, an extensive fleet of ocean-going and inland barges – and ice-class ships.

Whether we’re moving tunnel boring machines across the UK or supporting blue and green energy with our installation of wind turbines in Sweden and tidal turbines off the coast of Scotland … our track record shows it’s the Osprey Way of Working that cuts costs and time without cutting corners. Our family values make us stand out. Some of our clients have been with us for 25 years. We’ve all grown better, together.


Recent Projects

Delivering Subsea Infrastructure

Award-winning multi-modal transport

Our client needed several towheads shipped out to a new oil field –on a demanding schedule, with (award-winning) challenges to overcome.

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Supporting UK Ship Building

Innovative solutions for everyday challenges

If existing transport can’t ship our heavy lift cranes (our LTM1800 and LG1550), then our team will still find a way to get them to site…

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Upgrading UK Rail

Multi-modal transport for heavy industry

With the track gauge itself preventing ‘on line’ movement of these locomotives to the UK, we created a multi-modal solution that ensured seamless – on time – delivery.

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Supporting National Grid

The best route from A to B is sometimes via sea

There’s more to specialist logistics than equipment and engineers. Our teams have the experience to recommend innovative solutions, and the partnerships to make them possible…

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Rail bridge Installations

Delivering rail infrastructure safely and efficiently

Our engineers devised a system to remove and replace an old railway bridge over one single 48-hour period – greatly reducing the usual installation time for projects of this kind.

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Logistics for Hinkley Point C

Port-to-site logistics of nuclear assets

The delivery of two tunnel boring machines to Hinkley Point C provided valuable learnings – not only for our clients but also for future projects that need port-to-site transportation on this scale.

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Osprey. Better, together

It’s all about working better, together, to find the right approach. The right mix of equipment and people to transport and install your heavy assets and critical infrastructure – safely, on time, on budget.

We own and operate some of the heaviest mobile cranes in the UK and have our own fleet of flat-top barges. We also have one of the UK’s largest fleet of heavy lift trailers and specialist transport, including 120 Self-Propelled Modular Trailers (SPMTs), hydraulic jacking and gantry systems, skids, cable carousels, bespoke equipment options and access to an almost infinite range of AIL transport combinations…

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We’re here to help you with specialist logistics challenges, onshore and off. Our team is always on site and on hand to make sure we deliver on time and on budget.
Neil Schofield, COO

Latest News


Early, collaborative planning delivers best-practice logistics. Our installation of a cable bridge serving the Midlands’ Jaguar Land Rover expansion plans — another successful project that’s bringing immediate benefit to the local region, and making a contribution to the wider economy.

Osprey is celebrating #GLAD2021 –– Global Lifting Awareness Day

Osprey is celebrating GLAD2021 –– Global Lifting Awareness Day. We’ve come a long way with health and safety in the heavy lift industry. Andrew Priest, our Senior Site Manager, reflects on a time when all you needed was a car licence to drive a 15-tonne crane.

Cabling carousels in action

CABLING CAROUSELS IN ACTION Ever wondered how offshore windfarms get their energy onshore and into the grid? Believe it or not, those millions of megawatts…


Osprey has taken a proactive approach to the Covid-19 pandemic – it’s a reflection of the way we work day-in, day-out, looking after our team, looking after our clients’ colleagues and keeping projects running to schedule.