With a wide range of equipment and a fully trained, experienced and flexible work force, Solent Stevedores is well placed to meet the lift-on, lift-off requirements of all types of project and general cargo.
Using High Capacity Mobile Port Cranes, Solent Stevedores regularly transfer yachts and other craft from vessel deck to quay/water or vice-versa, and provides heavy lifts for large pieces of machinery and plant for international shipping.
Our modular spreader lifting frame has a capacity of 100 Tonnes at lengths of up to 11m - ideal for heavy lifts.
"Solent Stevedores has the expertise and equipment to handle this type of cargo and, as usual, the job was undertaken in a timely and professional way."
"Well done to all concerned."
"We really thought that the job was going to take far longer than expected but Mark and his colleagues saved the day...."
"May I take this opportunity to pass on my thanks to Mark Loveless and the team at Solent Stevedores who were absolutely fantastic in the way they went the extra mile to ensure my boat 'Amora' an 11.5 tonnes v42 Princess was loaded into the water despite unexpected challenges.
"Well done to all. They are a credit to your company"
Leslie S Squires
"...your assistance and flexibility to the last minute requirements have been precious and therefore highly appreciated."
"Jerry and Doug,
"I have now got back in control of my desk and my email inbox and, as promised I wanted to drop a couple of lines to thank all of you for the exceptional support during the yacht loading operation to the MV Flintermar on Sunday.
"Given the late hours and the difficult situation encountered, your assistance and flexibility to the last minute requirements have been precious and therefore highly appreciated.
"Thank you all and please pass this message on to the two crane operators who assisted us."
Marine Department, Peters and May
"As ever we could not fault the positive 'can do' attitude and flexibility that we, as vessel agents, have come to rely upon."
"Thorco Cloud arrived at Southampton to load a consignment of Gas Turbine Generators and Solent Stevedores was contracted to provide labour only from road transport to hook. As always Solent Stevedores performed these tasks with professionalism and care.
"However, Solent Stevedores' strength has always been their flexibility and when a requirement for additional labour for on-board lashing was requested they were able to provide the man-power at very short notice. The Solent Stevedores team worked beyond their shift to ensure the vessel sailed ahead of schedule and helpfully provided loading slings to assist with cargo discharge at its destination port."
Agency Supervisor, Denholm Wilhelmsen
"A big thanks to Solent Stevedores and all those involved..."
"May I take this opportunity to thank all those involved in the recent discharge of Liebherr container crane components from the 'Palembang'. The original expectation was to complete the discharge and sail the ship on Sunday, however the discharge was completed this evening (Saturday)
"A big thanks to Solent Stevedores and all those involved in transporting the crane components to the crane build site over the course of the discharge, especially to those involved today to achieve the completion of discharge operation ahead of schedule."
ABP Crane Build Supervisor, DP World Southampton
"We have always been very impressed with the professional and flexible nature with which all their staff operate and would have no hesitation in recommending their services to others..."
"PSP have worked with Solent Stevedores for many years loading and unloading pleasure boats and commercial vessels at their Southampton facility.
Managing Director, Premier Shipping and Packing Ltd
For more information about our Project Cargo and Heavy Lift services at The Port of Southampton, please get in touch.
+44 (0)2380 725790