Marine contracting kit


Offshore projects are where we started, so we’ve built up quite an inventory of marine equipment – all the equipment you’d expect for complex marine challenges.

We’re one of the most experienced specialist logistics providers (to the renewables sector in particular). We use that experience to find the right combination of vessels and resources for your project.


Our ocean-going, flat-topped barges provide clients with a wide range of movement options for heavy and abnormal loads almost anywhere in the world. We’ve used these vessels in all kinds of ways: as storage platforms, crane and construction platforms, and temporary landing facilities.

Our engineers make use of our fleet for loadouts and decommissioning, and we’ve used our ocean-going barges to move floating assets, too. The advantage of working with Osprey is less about having access to this flexible fleet, it’s more about how we can use it to overcome challenges in your next project.



Sometimes, water is the only way to transport large items to or from an inland site. Our smaller barges are ideal for moving heavy and abnormal loads through the inland river and canal systems in the UK, and across Europe.

This lets us offer end-to-end specialist logistics, for example, to power stations (that might otherwise expect to take disruptive deliveries via a port), or to factories – connecting them more efficiently to their supply chains.



Our versatile ships are categorised as Ice Class (Swedish/Finnish 1A). They sail under the Dutch flag. We pool these ships with vessels owned by other shipowners – over 100 multi-purpose, heavy lift and tweendecker vessels – to provide capacity for transporting heavy and abnormal cargoes almost anywhere in the world.

Heavy-lift mobile cranes

We have our own fleet of telescopic mobile cranes and lattice-boom, truck-mounted cranes – some of the most capable units operating in the UK – and they can all be made available to support marine contracts.

The fleet includes a telescopic LTM1800 (800te) and an LTM1800D (1,000te), and truck-mounted cranes including an LG1550 (550te) and an LG1750 (750te). We can offer everything from standard CPA crane hire to fully engineered contract lift services supporting loadouts or specific marine challenges … and we’re happy to provide detailed specs for these units, along with options for transporting them and using them in ports with challenging access.

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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Talk to Osprey. We work better, together. We have the people and the partners to deliver heavy lifting and abnormal transport services of all kinds, onshore and off.

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