AAL is a multiple award-winning global ocean transport operator that has, for over 20 years, served the breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo industry. A member of the prestigious Schoeller Holdings Group, we draw upon a distinguished shipping pedigree that has seen us grow into one of the world’s largest multipurpose operators.

Our customers represent industries like energy, oil & gas, mining, forestry, leisure, agriculture and construction – and our vision is to be the best at what we do and create sustainable growth and an unparalleled reputation, built on trust and service.

In 2016, AAL was awarded: 'Breakbulk Operator of the Year 2016' (Global Freight Awards), 'Excellence in Project Cargo Shipping 2016' (Australia Shipping Awards), 'Best Project Cargo Shipping 2016' (AFLAS Awards)


Core Shipping Services

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and Tramp & Projects Divisions here.


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News and Events

  • IMGP0127 LPL PRAISES AAL FOR DELIVERY OF KEY STAGE IN EGYPTIAN ‘MEGAPROJECT’ 6 June 2017 - AAL has just completed its intense 9-month project shipment for LPL Projects + Logistics GmbH, to transport 194,561 freight tons of HRSG modules and related accessories (architectural steel and other components) from Ulsan and Penglai […]
  • IMG_0306 AAL SHIPS TWO 500MT ‘CYCLONE VESSELS’ FOR MALAYSIA’S RAPID PROJECT 31 May 2017 - AAL has successfully completed the transportation of two giant ‘cyclone vessels’ (each measuring approx. 22m x 11m x 10m and weighing over 500mt) to Petronas’ US$27 billion RAPID project in Malaysia, on behalf of leading […]
  • IMG_0811 AAL HOSTS MISSION TO SEAFARERS & CHANNEL 9 TV IN BRISBANE 12 May 2017 - Global maritime welfare charity visits AAL Shanghai to celebrate Marcia Scholes’s 70 years’ of volunteering in the Port of Brisbane Brisbane, Australia – April 2017 – AAL was pleased to recently host the Mission To […]
  • giant truck web AAL DELIVERS 13 MONSTER TRUCKS (160MT EACH) TO RUSSIA – WATCH THE VIDEO 15 April 2017 - AAL recently harnessed one of its 19,000dwt S-Class multipurpose heavy lift vessels, the AAL Dampier, to deliver multiple giant truck units (weighing 160mt each) to the Port of Nakhodka in southeast Russia. Its customer was […]
  • aal shipping-movie cover WATCH THE NEW AAL LIVE ACTION FILM 2017 8 April 2017 - Click here to watch AAL in action, moving serious project, heavy-lift and breakbulk cargo for some of the world’s most demanding and exciting industries. Share this story:
  • Untitled A WARM WELCOME IN ICY VANCOUVER 5 March 2017 - February 2017 – AAL’s Vancouver office celebrated its attendance at Cargo Logistics Canada 2017 with a special reception for selected customers and contacts in attendance at the show. A good time was had by all […]

Upcoming Events

Breakbulk Europe

Antwerp, Belgium

For more information please visit the event website.

AAL Booth: 713H4

Breakbulk Americas

Houston, USA

For more information please visit the event website.

AAL Booth: 731

Breakbulk Middle East

Abu Dhabi, UAE

More information coming soon..

AAL Booth: TBA