United Engineering


What we have achieved in a few years has not been seen in our market segment for a long time: Since our inception in 2015, the heavy lift specialists of the UNITED GROUP have emerged as pacesetters in heavy lift shipping. We launched four dedicated divisions, formed major international partnerships, and have grown a state-of-the-art fleet to become global leaders in the heavy lift sector. Our mission is to ensure long-term business relationships through customer satisfaction.

The UNITED GROUP is a suite of established stand-alone companies, working in close cooperation to offer far-reaching competence, experience and know-how in their respective fields of business:

United Heavy Lift GmbH & Co. KG was the first group company, launched in 2015. UHL focuses on the transportation of heavy and over-sized project cargo and successfully serves shippers from various industries. UHL operates a fleet of 22 MPP heavy lift vessels. In particular 17 state-of-the-art F900 Eco-Lifter sister vessels (built 2018-2022) are raising the standard of eco-friendly breakbulk and heavy lift transportation.

United Wind Logistics GmbH offers individual one-stop-shop logistics concepts for the offshore wind industry and specializes in the transportation of offshore wind components such as blades, nacelles, and towers from manufacturing sites to preassembly sites or directly to the installation sites. UWL’s tailor-made full-service logistical solutions focus on specialized deck carriers and unique cargo securing techniques to ensure a significant reduction of transport costs.

United Engineering Solutions GmbH is the engineering arm of the UNITED GROUP. The company is comprised of 50+ naval architects, marine engineers, and port captains, who provide a range of sophisticated technical transport solutions to both their sister companies and external clients. UES offers heavy cargo and structural engineering, vessel modification, naval architecture, 3-D CAD animations, mobilisation and supervision, transport consultancy and port captain services, among others, to ensures that each voyage is flawlessly planned and executed.

United Heavy Transport GmbH is the commercial agent for China-based Guangzhou Salvage and GS-Pango. UHT focuses on heavy marine transportation and installation with a fleet of 5 state-of-the-art semi-submersible vessels. Each vessel is equipped with dynamic positioning systems and movable casings. Our experts at UHT cater to a variety of clients from the oil and gas, renewables, port infrastructure, and marine construction industries.