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Industrial project solutions

Heavy challenges, solid solutions

Nothing is too big or too large for Heavy. We offer a complete logistic flow via sea, air and road for all your industrial projects.

We are ready to execute any large-scale project, while still bringing a personal approach.

Move an entire factory across Europe? Let’s help you out! What about a 40 meters long museum boat through an inner city? Yes, we can. You want us to handle the summer festival stages this year? Let’s talk.

After having collaborated intensively for years, Heavy became part of the Gosselin Group in 2016.

  • Industrial moving

  • Exceptional transport

  • Breakbulk and exceptional cargo

  • Pilots and permits

  • Event logistics

Industrial moving

  • Industrial moving and relocation
  • Factories, production lines and heavy machines
  • Dismantling and assembly
  • Transformer handling
  • Lifting and rigging

Heavy specializes in providing support for national and international industrial moves. We can help with complete factory moves; we disassemble and move heavy machinery, transformers and production lines, ensuring they arrive safely at their final destination. We provide 360° assistance during every phase of the project: preliminary studies, scheduling, dismantling, transport, assembly and post-move debriefing. Wherever you are in the world, we can help. Did you know that we also offer Autocad services so that you can visualize your project in 2D, 3D and in animated form? For every project, you can count on trained personnel with extensive experience in the dismantling and transport of industrial machinery.

Exceptional transport

  • National and international exceptional transport
  • Multimodal solutions
  • In time
  • Safe and compliant with regulations

Welcome to the world of exceptional transport. If it’s too long, too wide, too high or too heavy, Heavy is happy to weigh in with its over 30 years of experience. Wherever in the world it may be located, we will safely move your heavy transport through the Port of Antwerp. Heavy machines, large crates, construction materials and so much more; we’re accustomed to ensuring that a vast array of different projects are completed successfully. You can expect exceptional service for every shipment with exceptional dimensions. We offer clear answers to complex transport questions.

Breakbulk and exceptional cargo

  • Warehousing and storage
  • Handling of exceptional cargo

Storage of exceptional cargo is of paramount importance in any big production process. Heavy provides exceptional warehouse facilities in the port of Antwerp and at the Albert Canal, the waterway that connects the port with the European hinterland. We have 200,000 m² of warehouses for short and long term storage, including warehouses for transit or bonded goods under customs supervision.

Pilots and permits

  • For all exceptional transports within Europe
  • Road surveys
  • Road maps
  • Road constructions

Pilots & Permits specializes in providing escort services for exceptional transport. We have a modern fleet at our disposal including escort vehicles driven by certified, experienced pilots. Road traffic is subject to constant change. Thanks to our knowledge of the road networks, we can guide these kings of the road safely to their destination. We also have all of the necessary know-how on laws and permits for exceptional transport, in-house. (License number 16.1174.04)

 

Event logistics

  • Live events, music festivals, sport happenings
  • Intermodal solutions
  • On site assistance

Heavy is your partner in event logistics. Concert stages, custom built event structures and even your merchandise are in safe hands with us.

Are you organizing a music festival, a sport happening or any large event? Count on Heavy to assist you. We offer 360° assistance and an integrated logistic flow via water, air and road. We have our own trucks, forklifts, rigging equipment, lifting systems and kidding systems.

We deliver on time and within budget.

Our clients range from festivals like Tomorrowland, Tomorrowland Brasil, Tomorrowworld, Rock Werchter and Pukkelpop to artists like Tokyo Hotel, Rihanna, Chris Brown, Andre Rieu, Dua Lipa and Rammstein.

Our focus

  • 360° assistance

    360° assistance

    Heavy offers you a fully integrated logistic flow for all your heavy shipments. An entire range of in-house services and heavy equipment is at your disposal, including transshipments through the port of Antwerp, stuffing & stripping, warehousing, export packing and customs clearance. We are located at the Albert Canal near the port of Antwerp and operate through a world wide network of trusted agents.

  • Turnkey projects

    Turnkey projects

    Heavy specializes in turnkey projects and supports you with professional services, from preliminary studies to the final check list. You will have a single point of contact during every phase of the project, as well as access to the full-service package Heavy and Gosselin offer. We combine strong project management with thorough administrative follow-up and give you access to new digital solutions.

  • Safety and flexibility

    Safety and flexibility

    Heavy is in possession of all of the necessary certificates, permits and safety guarantees. Our employees are experienced and have been trained to ensure professional supervision of every phase of your industrial move. Click here for a summary of all of the documents.

News

News

Heavy load on the road

How do you get an old transformer measuring 7 x 3 x 5 meters to your scrapping facility? Easy. Just contact Gosselin and Heavy. This spring, a few colleagues transported a 100-ton giant for grid operator Elia from an old power plant in Antwerp, Belgium to Tilburg in the Netherlands.

Antwerp museum ship on wheels

After more than 42 years, Antwerp has said farewell to the Lauranda, the ship docked next to the medieval fortress Het Steen. The specialists at Gosselin’s subsidiary, Heavy were charged with the delicate task of towing the inland navigation vessel away.