JIM RICKETTS HIAB HAULAGE.....Specialist HIAB lorry loader crane lifting and haulage is what we do best

Welcome to Jim Ricketts Hiab Haulage Website


We are a North Wales Based Specialist Haulage company working throughout the UK with an enthusiastic, Second to none professional team who are looking forward to taking care of all your hiab Lorry Loader lifting and haulage requirements wether its Your Treasured Boat or a Small Pallet of Equipment we can take care of your Goods 

Our company



We are a well-established company with a great reputation in North Wales steadily flowing throughout the country. Click below to find out more about us and our history in the industry


Though being able to lift and shift a massive variation of the usual equipment of cabins, containers, machinery, generators etc etc as the years have passed we seem to have evolved into the world of watercraft with our name being passed around by many people from all walks of life (nice compliment sometimes to hear that we have been recommended by some one)with us being able to lift vessels from the water and off hard standing and putting them back in to water or back on to hard standing in farm yards,storage facilities,marina's and even customers gardens. the service we provide is endless...


With a pay load of 10,000kg we boast we can carry what we can lift the crane with a reach horizontally of 16,30 metres can lift 2450kg and at 5mtrs can handle 10,000kg quite comfortably and vertically can place 5000kg at 25mtrs.


We are a family run business now into our Fourteenth year of trading and with the success of our first vehicle investing further in to the business a more modern up to date vehicle incorporating a newer,stronger with a better lift capacity lorry loader crane.
Vicci holds the main control strings of the business she during our years of trading has gained various qualifications and certificates in operation and management and having had over 20 years of experience in the retail industry 5 of those at managerial level and obtaining her CPC enables her to be the transport manager for Jim Ricketts Hiab Haulage.
Jim is our crane operator and driver having gained various qualifications in the transport and distribution industry attending various courses since leaving school in the early 80's having worked for a few of the countries finest heavy haulage and crane hire companies has gained him over 30 years of hiab type lorry loader crane experience, thus giving him the confidence and expertise to go it alone and offer this service today.
New Kid On The Block
With the introduction of our Son Daniel in to the business he will now be working with Jim learning the tricks of the trade so to say and also an extra pair of hands where and when needed
which now he has his LGV licence along with his Lorry loader crane licence he can start to work on his own hope fully not picking any of Jim's bad habits up.
THE TRUCK        
Between us we know what customers new and old require and expect from a supplier this is demonstrated and shown through our head turning flagship vehicle a 2003 Volvo 8 wheel rigid wagon with a 2007 Fassi 600 lorry loader crane situated behind the cab with a 27 ft flat bed with hydraulically operated heavy duty rear body extension to enable the safe carriage of up to around 34ft long portable site accommodation units & at present a multitude of boat hull configurations with the aid of various blocks and our fully adjustable purpose built Jacobs 8 leg yacht cradle with extra large foam backed pads to spread out pressure loading to the sides of vessels,

Transport specialists

We specialise in lifting goods for transportation and General haulage. Click below for more information on our range of services.

Transport specialists


Boat & Yacht Transport, Vintage & Preserved Equipment, Portable Cabins,Shipping Containers, Engineering Machinery, Plant, Pumps,Temporary Power generators or basically any goods up to 10,000kg in weight and no more than 12 ft in height

Various References That We Have Obtained,"click on testimonals along with what is on view"


Don't just take our word for it. Click below to read satisfied customer testimonials and find out what makes us your choice for haulage!

Customer testimonials