Heavylift / Breakbulk
Anything but standard
For Geodis Wilson the oil and gas industry is one sector with great potential for growth. In order to get closer to its customers, the company is now expanding its network of branches in the energy industry’s prime locations. Geodis is also aiming to set new standards thanks to...
From Murcia to Mexico
Or from Valencia to Veracruz, to be precise, as this was the route taken by oversized construction parts destined for a concrete factory. The task was successfully completed by the project management team of the shipping agent and forwarder Tuscor Lloyds.
Heavy going for chemicals
Several extra-heavy packaging units destined for a Russian chemical factory were transhipped onto a barge in the inland port of Vienna at the end of August. The Austrian heavy logistics company Prangl described the first leg to Vienna, which took four nights on municipal and...
Business on an upward trajectory
Wind farms are continuing to gain ground. In May this year Siemens received an order for a new Dutch offshore project that will be established in the North Sea, around 80 km from the Groningen coast. Although the 144 wind turbines, each with a 130 m rotor blade, still have to be...
Middle Eastern master class
Lift & Shift Engineering Middle East was founded in 2012. Since the inception of the joint venture between the Omani enterprise Fastco and India’s Apurva Parikh Group Company, aka Lift & Shift India, LSEME has been a Nicolas customer. The French technological leader contributed...
A very good (re)action
The greater the dimensions the more important the details. The specialist Hansa Heavy Lift loaded a 56 m reactor onto one of its ships recently, and every centimetre counted in the process.
From a flirt to a kiss
Stadler is currently manufacturing 25 of its Kiss-type double-decker passenger trains for export to Russia, to fill an order from Aeroexpress. The spectacular transport from Switzerland, where four of the trains are being built, started in early September in eastern Switzerland,...
Giant cargo planes of the future
A design competition seeking the cargo aircraft of the 21st century inspired many an engineer and aviation enthusiast recently, with the entrants ranging from 22 to 74 years of age. The winners have a greater future ahead of them.
In difficult terrain
A third wind farm is currently being constructed in Pagudpud (Philippines), which is located in the north of the island of Luzon. Blue Water Shipping has transported turbines to the Ilocos Norte province for the investors, which include AC Energy and UPC.
Those fiddly little details
The complexity of project cargo is not only underestimated in the mechanical engineering industry, but often among shippers too. Günther Jocher, from Group7 in Munich, spoke to the ITJ about time windows, customs, coverage amounts and other challenges.