About the Sound Effects Library


Recorded at the Copenhagen shipping port during the Summer of 2011, this high-quality collection of ‘Shipping-yard’ sound effects contains 32 royalty-free tracks of premium easy-to-edit source material. From giant cranes, trucks and containers, to dock-workers, carriers and alarms going off.


‘The Shipyard’ was recorded using a Sennheiser Mkh416 Microphone, an Ambient Ate208 Emesser and a Sounddevices 702 Recorder. – Contains 16 decoded M/S to Stereo tracks and 16 interleaved M/S tracks recorded at 96K 24 bit. Uncompressed 3,7 Gb .wav audio, delivered as multiple Zip files. All tracks are named and Metadata tagged

Whether you are constructing a high-impact waterside action-movie or an intense dock-side fight-scene, this library contains everything you need to speed up your workflow.

The Shipyard library contains multiple recordings of:

  • Large containers being unloaded from commercial shipping-liners.
  • Large containers set onto the ground by crane, followed by large metallic chain-blasts.
  • Dock workers working on the shipping containers.
  • Pick-up’s by straddle carriers.
  • Crane and carrier alarms going off.
  • Several large trucks passing by.
  • Harbor and customs area ambiances.
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  • High-definition zero-loss audio-files ready to be downloaded instantly to your computer at the touch of a few buttons. Whether you need high-quality sound effects for radio, film, games or T.V shows, these are the files for you.

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