Roll Group Forms Partnership with Cranes R Us in Nigeria – Heavy Lift News
6 Jun 2023

Roll Group Forms Partnership with Cranes R Us in Nigeria

Roll Group is pleased to announce its long term partnership with leading Nigerian heavy transportation and lifting company Cranes R Us.


From left to right: Wim Heck (CRU COO), Patrick van der Meide (Roll Africa Director), Sunil Suchdev (CRU CEO), Harmen Tiddens (Roll Africa Director).


Sunil Suchdev, CEO of Cranes R Us, explains: “Nigeria is developing rapidly in many segments. As a leading local operator it is great for us to team up with an international company like Roll, who have a large asset base including a fleet of ships highly suitable for Nigeria. This partnership enables us to offer more services and even better value to our clients, who can rely on our constant presence and experience in Nigeria and Roll’s equipment and expertise, high quality engineering and a good understanding of working in Africa.”



Patrick van der Meide and Harmen Tiddens, Directors of Roll Africa, are enthusiastic about the joining of forces with Sunil and the CRU team, who they have held in high regard for a long time. Patrick: “It is part of Roll Group’s strategy for Africa to team up with local players, to offer even more reliable factory to foundation solutions to clients. Combining the forces of Cranes R Us and Roll Group enables us to provide the highest quality equipment and safely execute engineered solutions, also in Nigeria. We are committed to this long term partnership and look forward to working together with CRU and our clients in Nigeria.”



Cranes “R” Us Nigeria Limited (‘CRU’) provides heavy transportation and lifting services in Nigeria with a variety of cranes (20t to 500t) and among others 6 prime movers with 28 axle lines of hydraulic modular trailers. CRU has more than 25 years’ experience of supporting the development of Nigeria and a track record proving safety and reliability even in the most challenging projects.



Roll Group is a global provider of engineered shipping, transportation and installation solutions for heavy cargo. Roll owns and operates 5 semi-submersible, self-geared (2x 350t) ro-ro cargo ships equipped with height adjustable ramp and deck, as well as 3 (DP2) flat deck carriers as well as a large amount of land equipment such as SPMT’s, jacking/skidding and gantry systems (up to 3000t at 100m height) and crawler cranes. The exceptional combination of land and sea capabilities enables Roll to offer complete Factory to Foundation solutions.

Source Roll Group


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