Partnership Roll Group and Laso in Mozambique


Roll Group is pleased to announce a new partnership with heavy transportation and lifting company LASO Transportes for Mozambique. 

Miguel Matos Pinto, MD of LASO Mozambique (‘Laso’), explains: “Laso has been present in Mozambique since 2012 and we have constantly expanded our capacity to offer logistics solutions, including transportation and handling of heavy and project cargo. We can now offer customers our experience and long presence in Mozambique, together with the capacity of Roll Group to offer complete factory to foundation solutions, even for the biggest modules. Roll Group project ships, including deck carriers, installation equipment and fleet of SPMT’s, as well as their engineering capacity are a great match with Laso’s capabilities.” 

Patrick van der Meide and Harmen Tiddens, Directors of Roll Africa, are excited about adding LASO to the network in Africa. Harmen: “With our partnership with Laso, we are further expanding Roll Group’s network of long term dedicated partnerships in Africa with leading local players. This partnership offers unique value to companies working on projects in Mozambique; we can now provide a total project solution for’ heavy shipping, transportation and installation solutions. LASO has a solid fleet of transport equipment in country already at yards in Maputo, Pemba and Palma, run by a capable and experienced staff. The Laso and Roll partnership ensures clients of seamless interfaces in the supply chain and safe and efficient execution of even the largest projects.” 


LASO TRANSPORTES, S.A. is a company specialized on road transportation services of normal and special loads. Based on a versatile fleet with around 2600 fleet units, an extensive operational reach, a deep technical know-how acquired over the years and a qualified work force with more than 1300 employees, LASO has become a reference brand in the normal and special transport market in Portugal and internationally.


Roll Group is a global provider of engineered shipping, transportation and installation solutions for heavy cargo. Roll Group owns and operates a large shipping fleet consisting of self-geared  Heavy cargo ships and deckcarriers suiting each project need  as well as a large amount of  equipment such as SPMT’s, jacking/skidding, cranes and gantry systems (up to 4000t lifting capacity at 100m height) The exceptional combination of land and sea capabilities enables Roll to offer complete Factory to Foundation solutions. 

From left to right: Patrick van der Meide (Roll Group Africa Director), Miguel Matos Pinto (LASO Mozambique MD), Harmen Tiddens (Roll Group Africa Director).