Key In Heavy Lift

BigLift Shipping, member of the Spliethoff Group, is a world leader in the field of worldwide ocean transportation of heavy lift and project cargoes. Since its foundation in 1973, BigLift has been striving for innovation, high quality service and reliability and works according to strict rules and regulations regarding Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE).

A team of dedicated, highly qualified professionals, with many years’ experience and an inquisitive mindset, enables us to offer to clients innovative and safe solutions for their technically and logistically complex requirements.

With a modern fleet of 14 specially-built heavy lift vessels and two MC-Class Module Carriers, we serve the oil & gas, mining and power generating industries, among many others. Our heavy lift vessels are equipped with their own gear with lifting capacities up to 2,200 mt and some have a ro-ro capability for loads up to 2,500 mt.

Our commercial department in Amsterdam is the heart of all commercial activities worldwide. Together with our offices and agents abroad, we service our customers all over the world.

BigLift’s Project Managers and Engineers work together with the international clients’ teams from the initial planning and design stage up to final delivery and installation of the projects. All temporary and permanent changes to the fleet, as well as designs for newbuilding vessels, are developed in-house by BigLift’s staff.

BigLift Shipping is a member of the Spliethoff Group, which is one of the largest shipping companies in the Netherlands. With almost a century of maritime expertise behind it, the Group has a broad portfolio of specialised services in shipping sectors including dry cargo, breakbulk & project cargo (Spliethoff TM) project & heavy lift (BigLift Shipping TM), container & ro-ro cargo (Transfennica), shortsea (Wijnne Barends TM), yacht transport (Sevenstar Yacht Transport ®) and tonnage provider (Bore TM). For further information, see the profile of Spliethoff Group.

We are always on the look-out for good team players. Contact us, if you are interested in a multifaceted job on board or on shore, in an interesting, internationally operating company.

"Key In Heavy Lift"


BigLift Shipping
Mevr. W. Blom
Postbus 2599
1000 CN Amsterdam

T: +31 20 448 8534



Number of employees: 450

Sectors: Shipping

Preferred educational level: Higher vocational education, university