Heavylift / Breakbulk
Oil drilling equipment on the Don
Blue Water Shipping specialises in the transportation of extraordinary loads. However, the mandate to haul drilling equipment from Singapore through Russia’s inland waterway system to Ukraine is of great interest even for old hands in the business.
For every heavy need
The Volga-Dnepr Group’s cargo supermarket caters to the needs of differing customers. It includes AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), for scheduled options, Atran, an express specialist, and Volga-Dnepr Airlines, for charter operations for very heavy and / or out-of-gauge...
Heavylift cargo shipping lines believe that their fortunes are a-changing. Growing demand during the second half of 2013 has continued into 2014. Joerg Roehl, the chief commercial officer of Hansa Heavy Lift, spoke to the ITJ’s editor-in-chief Christian Doepgen about the...
Rotor to Antwerp via Brussels
Two companies headquartered in the port of Antwerp, where the European heavylift and project cargo industry meeting takes place in May every year, recently handled an extraordinary transport job that transited the Belgian capital’s airport.
Worth its weight in gold
The transportation of mining equipment is of crucial importance for the economic development Kazakhstan, which is rich in raw materials (see the article on page 35 of the main issue, ITJ 49-52/2013). Globalink recently transported Chinese tools for a gold mine.
Lüderitz again proves its worth
The number of heavylift and project cargo transport tasks destined for the Namibian ports of Walvis Bay and Lüderitz, from where they are on-forwarded to surrounding mines, has risen steadily recently. Many tasks are carried out by the Manica Group.
A juggernaut sails the high seas
A 91 m and 880 t splitter destined for a Mexican refinery was recently shipped out of the Indian port of Mumbai. Comprehensive extra measures needed to be taken to ensure the smooth management of the multimodal transport task. A special vehicle concept designed for the...
Jet engines across the big pond
The Austrian company Ontime Logistics, which is headquartered in Salzburg, landed a new contract recently. It is providing a 48-hour service for Austrian commercial aircraft engines that it picks up at Vienna airport, flies them to the USA for a major overhaul and then returns...
Equipped for the Arctic
Big Roll Shipping, a Dutch joint venture established by the heavylift specialists Big Lift Shipping and Roll Dock Shipping, has ordered two new carriers in China for the transportation of very heavy modular cargo. Delivery is scheduled for mid-2015.
Digging a tunnel through London
WWL ALS, a 3PL logistics service provider and heavylift specialist that engages in international activities, recently organised the relocation of a large tunnel-boring machine in the British capital. Police traffic restrictions meant that the largest items for delivery were only...