Hammar  155

36 or 45 tonnes safe working load.

Hammar 155 Hotspot

37-45 tonnes lifting capacity

37 or 45 tonnes Safe Working Load, tested up to 52,5 tonnes. Strongest Sideloader with StepOver support legs on the market.

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Advanced options

The Hammar 155 can be equipped with a number of advanced lifting options, such as high cube stacking, container spreader and extendable cranes.

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Truck or trailer mounted

The Hammar 155 cranes can be mounted on a number of different trailer models or directly on a truck chassis.

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StepOver support legs

The StepOver support legs makes the Hammar 155 model excel at transfering from/to another trailer or rail wagon. Fast, safe and easy.

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High stability and low ground pressure

The long outreach of the stabilizers provide extra high stability and extra low ground pressure.

Why the Hammar 155 Sideloader?

The Hammar 155 is designed with high strength and stability in mind. With its Step-Over support leg it can safely and efficiently transfer containers and cargo to/from another chassis or rail wagon. The 155 can be equipped with more advanced lifting options, such as top spreaders, extendable reach cranes and high cube stacking. During operation, the Step-Over support leg unfolds and extends 3.2 meters outward in a ”step-over” motion. Due to the legs great outreach the 155 has excellent stability and very low ground pressure during operations. When transferring the legs are placed at ground level, on the opposite side of the companion chassis. The Hammar 155 is excellent for transferring and special operations. With a lifting capacity up to 45 tonnes, it is the strongest transfer specialist. It is the best choice when you are looking at multiple transferring operations and extra heavy duty lifting.

Hammar 155 Sideloader Groundlift

Lifting from/to ground level

Easy, safe and extra stable handling to/from ground level. It is an excellent choice for environments where low ground pressure is a requirement. A full handling cycle takes 3.5-4.5 minutes.

Hammar 155 Sideloader Transfer

Transfer from/to another chassis

The Hammar 155 is a specialist at transferring containers or other cargo to/from another chassis or rail wagon. The Step-Over support legs are placed on the opposite side of the companion chassis or rail wagon. This makes transferring operations easier, safer and more efficient.

Hammar 155 side lifter stacking

Stacking option

The Hammar 155 can be equipped with 30 tonnes high cube stacking capacity, enabling stacking of two High cube (9’ 6”) containers. Two extra support legs are mounted on the non-lifting side for extra stability and safety.

Hammar 155 Swinglift Closewall

Alternative support positions

The 155 support leg can also be placed on top a chassis or rail wagon while folded, or be placed on the ground partly folded - useful if there is not enough space to extend it to its full length.

Hammar 155 chassis options

When buying a Hammar Sideloader you always get a high quality Hammar designed chassis, optimized and made for Sideloader operations. We have a number of models to fulfil our customers’ requirements, which are then adapted to suit local regulations and the customer’s needs.

Fixed Chassis/Sliding Cranes - 155 S

The S-chassis is a fixed length, and has sliding cranes meaning it can handle multiple container sizes. It has a straight forward design and the lowest tare weight of all Hammar chassis. It is the most common model used world-wide. Also available with fixed cranes for single size containers upon request.

Fixed Sliding (S) Animation

Truck mounted - 155 B

The Hammar 110 can be mounted directly on a truck chassis. This provides the Sideloader with unbeatable manoeuvrability where 20’ container handling is required.

Truck Mounted (B)

Chassis adaptions

Sideloader Axle Configuration

Axle configurations

We offer different axle configurations to your Hammar chassis; different number of axles, optimized weight distrubution and more. All conforming to your operations and local regulations.

Road Train Options

Road train options

Hammar chassis can be built with a 5th wheel for pulling a semi trailer behind, or a drawbar coupling for pulling a trailer. This allows you to have a road train that you can load with the Sideloader.

Hammar Dropdeck

Dropdeck chassis

A Hammar trailer chassis can be built as a dropdeck chassis, giving a significantly lower load bed. Excellent for extra high loads or other situations restricting the height of the vehicle.

Sideloader Custom Container Sizes

Load & container size adaptions

Hammar can adapt your Sideloader to carry various sized containers or other loads. We can build the chassis to fit containers from 5' to 60' and have wide range of other solutions for other loads or containers requiring additional equipment.

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Hammar 155 options & accessories

Hammar Lifting Options


Choose what, when and how you can lift with your Hammar Sideloader.


2x20' capacity

A centre container beam with 4 twist locks is mounted. With the 2 twin-locks (joiners) included you can connect and lift 2 lightly loaded 20' containers simultaneously. Heavier can be transported.

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Extendable cranes

Equip the cranes with extendable over arms. Choose the short, medium or MegaReach model. The MegaReach can stack two empty containers in the 2nd row. Extendable over arms is N/A on all models.

Sideloader Spreader

Top spreader

Available in two versions for two purposes: 1) Handling containers in the top corner castings & faster handling. 2) Handling swap body containers or other similar cargo. N/A on all models.

Dangerous Goods

Dangerous goods

The Hammar is equipped and adapted for handling of dangerous goods according to local regulations.

Composite Foot Plates

Composite foot plates

Two foot plates of recycled composite material. Placed under the support legs or trailer landing legs, they drastically reduce the ground pressure. Comes with storage brackets on the Hammarlift.

Adjustable container stops

Adjustable container stops

Adjustable container stops allow for transport of over-wide containers, e.g. tank or pallet wide containers.

Sideloader Stacking Option

Stacking capacity

Equip your Hammarlift with the capacity to stack two containers high, from ground level. N/A for model 130 and 140.

Tilting Extendable Leg

Precision leg

Replace one of the support legs to the extending and tilting precision leg. Improves versatility while retaining the operation benefits of the other support leg. Available for model 110 and 155.



Make operations and maintenance smoother and more efficient

Automatic Twistlocks

Automatic container twist locks

Automatic crane twist locks for more efficient operations and less room for human error. Connected to automatically open/close when the crane power is engaged/disengaged.

Hammar Positioning Equipment

Hammar Optical positioning equipment

“HOPE” - Optical sensors reading the position of a container next to the Sideloader when lining up, alerting with a green light when cranes are in correct position for lifting. Increases efficiency.



Alloy toolbox mounted on the non-lifting side of the Hammar Sideloader.

Hammar Liftingaxle

Lifting axle

Lifting one axle when driving with less load. Saves greatly on tyre wear. Lowers automatically when maximum legal load is reached on the other axles.



Increase safety for operations, the Sideloader and staff.

Sideloader Radio Remote

Radio remote control

Cordless radio remote for all Hammar functions. The operator can control the lifting from any position outside the hazard zone, increasing usability, efficiency and safety. Choose a 1 or 2 hand unit.

Sideloader Reverse Camera

Reverse camera/sensor

A camera or reverse sensor is installed in the rear of the Hammarlift. Increases efficiency, usability, safety and prevents damages.

Hammar Extra Lightning

Extra lights

Equip the Hammar Sideloader with extra LED lights for safer and more efficient operations with limited daylight. E.g. illumination of twist locks, extra reverse lights, or extra warning lights etc.



Reduce your tare weight, increase your payload and reduce wear and fuel consumption.

Lightweight Chassi

LightWeight Chassi

Optimized chassis structure and materials reduces the tare weight by 270-470 kgs depending on model. Available with alloy landing legs & carbon fender brackets. Available for chassis model S and C.

Aluminium Rims

Aluminium rims

Aluminium rims reduces tare weight by 100-200 kg, while giving better heat distrubution, longer lifetime for tyres, brakes etc. and lowered fuel consumption. Gives a sleek and polished finish.



Personalize the look and style of your Hammar Sideloader. Your advertising on the road.

Painting Options

Painting options

Choose from a number of painting options. Colors of chassis and cranes. What type of paint, Hammar standard, metallic, clear coating or with zinc primer.

Aluminium Rims

Aluminium rims

Aluminium rims gives a sleek and polished finish. Also reduces tare weight by 100-200 kg, while giving heat distrubution, longer life time for tyres, brakes etc. and lowered fuel consumption.

Stainless Steel Lightbar

Stainless steel light bar

A high polished stainless steel light bar, with round LED lights. Gives a sleek and high-end look.

Hammar Advertisement Plate

Advertisement plate

Personalize your Hammar with advertisement plates mounted on the sideguards or at the back crane of the 195 model. Choose color, graphics, text etc according to your needs.

Mud Guards


Choose from standard mud guards and full width mud guards. Available with custom prints as option.


Power Source

Choose how to power your Hammarlift.

Hammar Truck Hydraulics

Truck Hydraulics

Mount or use an existing hydraulic pump & power take-off on your truck and use the truck to power the Hammar. Significantly less tare weight and maintenance costs compared to a power pack.

Sideloader Powerpack

Power Pack

Power the Hammar by mounting a separate engine on the chassis. Makes the unit powered independently of any truck.

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