Heavy Transport Darwin

Local Heavy Lifting & Transport Company

Shorelands is a local, Darwin business that has been operating for over 4 decades and 3 generations. We pride ourselves on our extensive fleet of modern cranes, reliable barge services, trusted local knowledge and our customer-first approach to service. For complete crane hire, lifting and transport solutions catering to projects large or small, be sure to trust a local to do the heavy lifting!
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Our Services

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Cranes & Truck hire

Barging Services

Oversize Transport Specialist

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High Voltage Live Power Specialist


Supply Base Management


Quayside Facility with Warehouse

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Oversized Transport Specialists

Shorelands employs highly trained, qualified staff from a variety of disciplines ensuring quality and flexible services. We specialise in oversized transport, which involves moving large or heavy cargo that exceeds the legal size and weight limits for standard transportation vehicles.

Shorelands Group offers clients the following benefits for oversized transport:

  • Expertise: We have the knowledge and experience to safely move large and heavy items that require expert handling and transportation.
  • Specialised equipment: We have access to specialised equipment designed to handle oversized loads. We own 4 Prime Movers, including a Supertilt, and various trailer combinations.
  • Customised solutions: We provide customised transportation solutions to fit the specific needs of the cargo and destination.
  • Safety: All necessary safety precautions will be taken to ensure the load is transported safely, including route planning, securing the load and obtaining necessary permits.
  • Cost-effective: We’re equipped to handle large and complex loads efficiently and safely, which can prevent costly accidents and delays.
  • Timesaving: With specialised equipment and expertise, we can move large and heavy items faster than standard transportation services, causing minimal disruption to your operations.

Crane and Rigging Service

Our team of skilled riggers at Shorelands Group is equipped with a modern crane fleet capable of completing even the most challenging lifting assignments:

  • 15T to 25T Franna
  • 16T to 160 T Slew Cranes
  • 3T to 130T Crawler Cranes
  • Prime mover and a range of trailer combinations to support crane delivery and general client logistics needs
  • A range of forklifts to support our services, from 2T up to 16T

These services involve the use of specialised equipment to move, lift and transport heavy and oversized items in a variety of industries, including construction, manufacturing, oil and gas and transportation.

With over 4 decades of experience, our team has the knowledge, skills and equipment to empower construction projects and do all the heavy lifting for you, including:

  • Heavy equipment lifting and placement
  • Bridge and structural steel construction
  • Deconstruction and dismantling
  • Building and tower construction
  • Material handling and transportation
  • Machinery relocation and installation
  • Power line and utility construction and maintenance
  • Petrochemical and industrial plant maintenance and construction
  • Event and entertainment staging and rigging
  • Asbestos roof removal and roof reinstatement
  • Shipbuilding and dockside operations
  • Mining and excavation operations
  • Specialist lifting and rigging services
  • General construction crane lifts
  • After hours emergency assistance
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Transport, Freight and Marine Logistics

We’re able to manage the safe and efficient movement of raw materials, finished products and equipment as they move through different transportation modes, including air, sea, rail and road.

We have first-hand knowledge on plenty of remote waterways and access to bush communities. We offer prompt and reliable services, such as shipping, warehousing and delivery, as well as cargo handling, customs clearance and vessel management. We also provide:

  • Clearly defined schedules
  • Flexible cargo management
  • Large undercover storage capacity
  • Bulk Fuel capability
  • Freezer and chiller transport capability
  • Container and pallet logistics
  • Pallet wrapping services
  • Quarantine services

Get in touch with our professional team for a free quote or to discuss how we can best assist you on (08) 8932 3344.

Our Latest Projects

Nguiu Fulton Hogan
Sitzler FX sign
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Our Key Clients

Client Testimonials

Carl Ormandy
After 20 years in construction I can say with certainty that I doubt I’ll work with another truck driver that takes more pride in his professionalism.
Georgia Usher
Professional and reasonably priced. Great team work and service. Very impressed, will use them again
Gary Bui
The Shorelands team provide professional on time services and I would 100% recommend them for any crane, rigging or transport services
We believe in supporting local
Blaze Aid

Donation of $1700 to Blaze Aid to support families and communities after natural disasters

Top End Mud Racing Assoc.

Shorelands is TEMRA Major sponsor. Great family friendly entertainment.

Variety NT

Bedford in the Variety NT Australia Day Ute run 2022

Donations for Fire for Nowra and Bemboka

Donations for Fire for Nowra and Bemboka Bush fire 2020