Transporting 45 yachts in one consignment

Cargo description: Several yachts
POL: Port Everglades in Florida, USA, St Thomas, and Antigua
POD: Southampton, UK, and Bremerhaven, Germany
Vessel name: HHL New York
Vessel type: P2-800
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Challenges

  • Two yachts were loaded on the hold and the remaining 43 on deck, with all of the sailing yachts loaded with their masts up
  • Crews had to overcome extremely tight stowage, with every possible sqm being utilised 
  • Heavy Load Platforms (HLP) were used to extend the deck space
  • The largest unit was “Impetus”, at 28.95m by 8.22m by 14.0m and weighing 200 mt
  • The lightest unit was a kayak, measuring 6.7m by 0.6m by 0.4m and weighing 0.045t 
  • HSSE rules and regulations were strictly followed to ensure the safety of the personnel and cargo