Since 1844 JF Hillebrand dedicated their expertise exclusively to the logistics of wine, spirits, and beer. You will find us in every major wine, beer and spirit export and import wine country in the world. Today more than 1200 professionals in 43 offices all over the world put that experience to work for our clients, by taking care of the smooth flow of beverages day after day.

The Hillebrand Group operates a global portfolio of specialist logistics companies, across a range of industry sectors. Headquartered in Mainz, Germany, the Hillebrand Group’s companies are present in 78 countries around the world.

Trans Ocean

Trans Ocean

"If you're in bulk, we're in business" 


Choose Trans Ocean for the most reliable, innovative and cost effective bulk transportation systems. 



What we do

Customer Service  your Trans Ocean

A full service package  from source to destination

step1 Manufacturing & positioning
of Trans Ocean's own Flexitank products
step2 Container selection,
preparation & fitting
step3 Loading & haulage to port step4 Sea freight step5 Haulage to consignee step6 Unloading
at facility &
step7 Flexitank disposal,
Bulkhead recovery
Manufacturing & positioning of Trans Ocean's own Flexitank products

A unique portfolio of specialised equipment designed & manufactured in our own ISO approved factories worldwide.

Container selection, preparation & fitting

Our trained personnel in over 80 worldwide locations ensure containers are selected, prepared and equipment fitted to our required standards.

Loading & haulage to port

Our services include onsite technical support at loading as well as logistics co-ordination.

Sea freight

Incorporating many of the world’s leading shipping lines, we ensure our clients have the most cost effective and flexible shipping service.

Haulage to consignee

As well as full logistics co-ordination to destination, we can track your consignments to destination.

Unloading at facility & temporary storage

We can offer technical support and assistance during the unloading procedure as well as
co-ordinating temporary storage requirements.

Flexitank disposal, Bulkhead recovery

We can assist with residual product and flexitank disposal as well as the recovery of Bulkhead systems in conjunction with local regulations.

Additional Services
  • As a full service bulk liquid logistics operator we can provide Marine Cargo Transit Insurance to cover the terms of your shipment.
  • Our regional and local technical support teams are available to assist in co-ordination at load and receiver points.
  • We work with our partners to ensure the effective disposal of flexitanks and residual product to minimise the impact on the environment.

Your cargo:

Non-hazardous? Liquid?

We will not be able to transport your goods.

We will not be able to transport your goods.

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Have peace of mind  we’ll take care of everything...

Marine Cargo Transit Insurance

In international trade, the responsibility to insure your cargo during the various stages of transport is clarified by the use of INCOTERMS.


The benefits of importing wine in bulk

WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme), with British Glass, ran a major two-year project called GlassRite Wine


More bulk. Less bottle.

Opportunities available to the wine industry via bulk importation, lightweighting and colour choice that deliver significant cost savings and competitive advantage.


News...  the latest from Trans Ocean

Malaysian factory passed ISO 22000 audit Malaysian factory passed ISO 22000 audit

On track for 2012 targets for all factories to be ISO 22000 certified
01 Jan 2012

Trans Ocean leads the way in flexitank safety initiative

01 Aug 2012

HACCP Trans Ocean's Chinese factory now certified with HACCP

01 Jun 2011