27 years ago, Maiden wrote history by sailing the Whitbread Round The World Race
with the first all female crew with an outstanding performance, they finished second in the overall class. The yacht (58ft) was sold shortly after the race in 1990 and was recently found in a neglected state in Mahé, Seychelles.
Roll Group was awarded by NEM Energy BV for the transportation of two boiler blocks and two combustor units from Taiwan to Malaysia. This project was a perfect example of an ideal Roll Group assignment, allowing us to put to work the combined capabilities of our in-house engineering department and our experienced heavy transportation teams, enabling us to offer a complete tailor-made solution by both land and sea.
Damen Shipyards awarded a contract to RollDock for the transportation of three County Class Offshore Patrol Vessels.
We celebrate our 10th anniversary! It would be an understatement to say that the world has not stood still for Roll Group during the past ten years. But above all we are very proud of what we have achieved.
Recently, Van Oord awarded a contract to RollDock Shipping B.V. for the transportation of a backhoe dredger, a water injection dredger and auxiliary equipment.
The RollDock STORM was contracted for the launching of the 60-meter-long Superyacht "Samurai".
We are proud to confirm that we have appointed Mr. Shinichi Matsuya as Owners Representative for Japan.
March 16th, the MV RollDock Sky was delivered to RollDock Shipping B.V. by Larsen & Toubro in Mumbai. Shortly after delivery the vessel was fixed for her maiden voyage with various dredging equipment from Jebel Ali, UAE to Rotterdam.
RollDock Shipping B.V. confirmed the purchase of their 7th vessel, the MV RollDock Sky. This is the third semi-submersible multipurpose heavy lift vessel bought from Larsen & Toubro India. She will go directly into service after some upgrades.
CEO of the Roll Group Mr. Wout van der Zwan recently handed over a scale model of the M.V. RollDock Sun to Mr. Charles Borland of Chevron.
Roll-Lift has recently taken delivery of a new SBL900 Gantry System. The equipment will allow safe and efficient lifting and positioning of heavy loads in circumstances where the use of traditional cranes is not feasible due to restrictions such as permanent overhead structures, or where manoeuvring space is limited.
In November 2015 Roll-Lift USA received 3 columns with a weight of 510 mTe, 340 mTe and 116 mTe in Port Arthur, TX USA.
Roll-Lift has been involved in the UTE Project in Uruguay since August of 2014. In early December 2015, sections of a condenser unit were delivered to the port of Montevideo.
Roll-Lift recently provided a complete service to the CPV Energy Co-Generation Power Plant in Waldorf, MD consisting of Barge unloading, Heavy Haul transportation and Heavy Crane hire.
ROLLDOCK SUN still going strong for Gorgon project
The Rolldock Star loaded two FMCs in Pensacola, FL in May 2015. The ship arrived in Pensacola several days before the scheduled load date in order to prepare the vessel’s cargo space for the voyage.
The MV ROLLDOCK SUN has been operating on the Gorgon Project since 2012, making her the longest serving vessel on the project. Last month, our Captain and crew received an appreciation award from the client for all their hard work.
RollDock transported a river cruise vessel for account of heritage line from Ho Chi Minh City to Yangon Myanmar.
Rolldock succesfully completed the transportation of two new Fast Missile Crafts. The FMC’s were loaded into the ‘Rolldock Star’ at Pensacola Bay in presence of the US Navy and MSC. Vessel’s crew performed the cribbing, sea-fastening and lashing in Pensacola, then the Rolldock Star sailed to Alexandria, Egypt for discharge.
Among other exciting events with the growth of Roll-Lift USA, they are continuing with the UAN fertilizer plant expansion in Donaldsonville, Louisiana. To date 21 barges of project cargo have been unloaded and rolled over the Mississippi River levee to the site.
OPTARA (OPtimization of The Antwerp-Rotterdam-Amsterdam area) is a refining project worth approximately 700 million euro.
Roll-Lift were recently contracted to perform the recovery and safe transportation to site of a 340kv, 330t Transformer.
The Gorgon project is one of the world’s largest natural gas developments and the largest single resource project in Australia’s history. The project involves developing the Greater Gorgon Area gas fields and constructing an LNG plant on Barrow Island (BWI). Barrow Island is a Class A Nature reserve - a small island located off the coast of Western Australia, which is home to plant and animal species that are rare or extinct on the mainland. In order to protect the island’s unique flora and fauna a comprehensive environmental management system is in place.
The RollDock Sun entered in to a time charter April 2012 in Singapore. The vessel was chartered to perform a “shuttle” service between the Asian Marshalling Yard (AMY) in Thailand and BWI.
Earlier this year, Roll Group has announced the opening of a new operational base in Houston, Texas.
We are pleased to announce that Ben van der Hoeven has joined RollDock in the position of CCO as of 1st October 2014.
MV ROLLDOCK SEA recently performed the first of a minimum of four voyages from Monfalcone, Italy to Rotterdam, The Netherlands carrying 2 Topside Lifting System (TLS) beams. Curious how we did the transport?
Fluor is one of the world’s leading engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance, and project management companies.
MV RollDock Sea recently performed the first of a minimum of four voyages from Monfalcone, Italy to Rotterdam, The Netherlands carrying 2 Topside Lifting System (TLS) beams.
Kinder Morgan is the largest midstream and the third largest energy company in North America. They own an interest in or operate approximately 80,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals.
has recently undertaken a contract to perform the collection, sea transportation and delivery of 8 push tugs from Izmit in Turkey to Nueva Palmira, Uruguay.
Whilst our new vessel was still in the builders yard, DEME, a Belgian dredging company awarded RollDock part of the sea transportation scope for a huge dredging project near the Port of Sabetta, Russia.
The first heavy load destined for the Punta del Tigre combined cycle power plant departed from the port of Nueva Palmira, Uruguay last Friday 8th August.
Roll-Lift supplied SPMT's, multiple cranes and managed barging operations to handle the receipt and installation of a splitter column on behalf of our client in Houston, USA.
The transport by road and barge of a Reactor and Heat Exchanger weighing
almost 600 tonnes (1,319,600lbs) was carried out by Roll-Lift using one of
our C-500 Kenworth Prime movers, and K25 Conventional trailers.
The items were loaded onto the barge, towed along the Mississippi River
to inland waterways, and completed the final leg of the journey by road.
As part of a new LNG Construction project, Roll-Lift USA were contracted to assist with the onsite repositioning of a newly fabricated Deethanizer Tower constructed by a local company.
Roll-Lift USA were contracted to undertake the load-out of 2 Calm Buoys in readiness for the final leg of their journey to the Gulf of Mexico.
Roll-Lift and RollDock will be present at the Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE).
Beurs-WTC in Rotterdam on Wednesday 2 April 2014.
At Izmit, Turkey the m.v. ROLLDOCK SEA loaded two push tugs for Nueva Palmira in Uruguay by the float-in method.
The crew of the ROLLDOCK STAR performed an outstanding job in Kaliningrad.
On the 31th of January the new build ROLLDOCK STORM was launched at FSG (Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft) in Germany. RollDock is extremely pleased with its high quality built, next generation semi-submersible heavy lift ro-ro vessel.
Last week we've loaded the first piece at Henderson for BWI and the Sphere was lifted last Saturday. Loading went very well.
Global heavy-lift and specialist transportation provider Roll-Lift have announced the opening of a new US office in Houston, Texas. The office is situated on a 10 acre hard-standing site which will be used as an operational base and central depot for the fleet of brand new lifting and transport equipment, and is in a prime location with access to road, rail and sea links via the Houston Shipping Channel.
ROLLDOCK STAR being delivered by FSG Flensburg, Germany to ROLLDOCK SHIPPING
On the 18th of December the new build ROLLDOCK STAR has been delivered by FSG in Germany to her owners Rolldock in the Netherlands. RollDock is extremely pleased with their high quality built, next generation semi-submersible heavy lift ro-ro vessel.
Watch the video of launching ROLLDOCK STAR