Art Handling & Transportation

Independent choice for Europe

Your art, in safe hands

Artists, National Institutions, Collectors and Galleries around the world trust our specialized, comprehensive service. Our service includes:

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Transport
& logistics

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Project
management

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Customs
clearance

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Installation

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Packing
& crating

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Art storage

Transport & Logistics

We transport artworks nationally and globally. Whether by road, air or sea, we choose the best options for our clients. Our relationships with other art transport companies globally ensure fine art transport from collection point to delivery/installation throughout the world.

Direct
relationships

with airlines ensure a safe and cost-effective service

Optimum
routing

for safe arrival and provide Customs Clearance

Nail to Nail
insurance

is available on request for all shipments

Courier
services

we offer a full suite of Courier Services for couriers accompanying art shipment

All Our Transports

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By road

Throughout Ireland, UK and Europe, we use our own, modern climate-controlled unmarked art transport vehicles. GPS tracked, alarmed and never left unattended. We provide dedicated trucks for urgent and high value shipments or groupage services depending on requirements.

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By sea

We organize single use containers from all major ports worldwide and can cater for awkward and out-of-gauge consignments. Our technicians brace and pack and/or un-pack all containers on our premises.

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By air

We provide: In-house Customs Clearance on all Import and Export consignments. Full airside access at Dublin Airport. Supervision and Witnessing of airline palletizing de-palletizing in cargo area, etc.

Installation

Our experience moving rare and unique art works, coupled with our world wide reach means that your precious objects are surrounded by 360 degrees of care. Our team of art technicians are drawn from a range of fine art backgrounds. We provide clients with a primary source of specialist knowledge in all technical and art handling activities.

Key Features

Site visits, risk assessments and safety statements, siting and installing small to monumental works, installation and set-up of audio visual works, liaising and assisting artists and curators, to condition reports and project management. Our team are highly skilled and work to the highest standards.

Packing & Crating

Packing and crating of artwork and precious objects is at the corner stone of every safe and secure shipment. Our team are experts in designing bespoke packing and crating solutions for individual works and entire museum collections. Our crates are made to UK Museum Standards and conform to ISPM-15 regulations.

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T-Frames

From our production

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Commercial
crates

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Museum crates

Museum and Semi-Museum crates and we use ecologically sound packing materials

Project Management

For biennale’s, art fairs and touring shows we set up every service, condition reports, fabrication of crates, packing, transport, import and export services, courier requirements, gallery fabrication, installation and/or de-installation.

Our team

Our Project Management team works with renowned artists, institutions and galleries nationally and internationally. We organize exhibitions and art moves from concept to delivery.

Our partners

Working with our international partners, we bring all the services required to safely exhibit and transport your exhibitions and collections. Using our T1 Bond and customs services, exhibitions can travel smoothly around the world.

In the art handling sector,
we are the independent choice for Europe

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Customs clearance

Our simplified procedures and pre-clearance services enables smooth customs handling for international transport with a portfolio of services tailored to requirements.

In House Customs Clearance / Direct link to Irish Customs System / Temporary import & export management

Use of our Transit Bond T1 for transport of in bond cargo. Customs exams arranged on behalf of institutions.

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Art storage

High Security purpose built art storage facilities / Full range of short term and long term storage available / Monitored temperature controlled areas / Private Viewing facilities and client areas available

Around-the-clock digital CCTV surveillance motion sensors and security systems, approved by the insurance industry standards. Monitored 24 hours and linked to the Police and Fire Services.

Find out more in our company presentation

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