Project & Oversized Cargo

APL has the global resources to ship your US Flag & Project cargo safely and securely worldwide

Project Cargo comes with many different logistic requirements as well as in all shapes and sizes. Project Cargo therefore needs to be supported by a specialized project cargo team. APL has the expertise to handle your infrastructure, power generation, oil and gas or any other projects or specialized cargo moves. We have the expertise and facilities to handle all your project cargo requirements including Out of Gauge (OOG) cargo. Equipment is available globally to support your projects or specialized cargo moves worldwide.

The APL Advantage

Comprehensive service network

  • APL’s extensive international US Flag and Free Flag network connects you to just about anywhere in the world
  • APL has also the ability to handle your Project Cargo intermodal moves
  • Global availability of OOG and special cargo handling facilities, with local expertise enhances our capabilities

Consistent and reliable schedules

  • Reliable weekly sailing schedules with fixed port rotations simplify your logistics planning
  • Online shipment visibility tools allow you to track and monitor the status of your cargo along the supply chain

Flexible delivery solutions

  • Delivery options are crafted to suit your varied needs, including door-to door service
  • Choice of shipping cargo at different manufacturing or production stages
  • Choose to ship your cargo as manufactured or produced
  • Unnecessary to consolidate entire projects into a single shipment
  • Different pickup and delivery locations for the same project are possible


  • Standard 20’ and 40’ Container (8’6” external height)
  • High Cube 40’ and 45’ Container (9’6” external height)
  • Open top 40’ containers – Used for top-loading or over-height cargo (i.e. taller than 7’)
  • Collapsible 40’ flat rack container – Used for cargo or over-width and/or over-height (i.e. wider than 8’)
  • Break Bulk – Cargo exceeding load limitation of special equipment is break bulk and is loaded directly to vessel on a prepared flat rack platform. To be considered break bulk cargo see below dimensions:

- Longer than 40’
- Wider than 14’
- Higher than 14’
- Heavier than 70,000 lbs or 30 mt

APL Project Cargo

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  • Submit and view documents, and track their status (SI, VGM)
  • Customize your dashboard and generate reports on demand

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