Skills once learnt are never lost
Carrying out project transport tasks in Australia has been one of the mainstays in recent years for the Hamburg-based specialist SAL Heavy Lift, which is part of the K Line Group. Now that that country’s oil and gas industry as well as its mining sector have lost some of their...
Winches to China
In December a number of large winches were transported from one Asian country to another.
Aircraft arrive by air
Sometimes aircraft also need to be transported somewhere, which is always worth seeing given the size and weight of the freight (see ITJ 31-34 / 2014, Special, page 21). The moment of excitement is increased further if a bigger aircraft is involved as the transport means chosen...
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...
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,...
Largest one for longest route
The only Antonov 225 ever to have been built recently flew across the Atlantic as part of a huge heavylift project. The weight of the cargo, a 139 t heat exchanger and its accessories, meant that no other mode of transport was possible.
Integration the key to success
The German company Integrated Project Services is a global project logistician with a special focus on transporting plant equipment and machinery. With the dispatch of a converter to the Caribbean state of Trinidad and Tobago, the firm handled one of its biggest single transport...