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  • 22 Jun 2021
    Throwback: Goodrich Central Asia And Afriguide Manage Time Critical Transport

    We have previously reported about this project but we don’t get tired of promoting a successful collaboration between two Project Logistics Alliance members. Especially, when there is a new video available giving us insights on the operation and transport management.

    In November/ Dezember 2020, Goodrich Central Asia (representing us in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan) and Afriguide Logistics (member from South Africa) worked together on a transport of 12 shell cans from South Africa to Kazahkstan. The main units weighed 45 to 60 tons and reached dimensions of 7.9 x 4.7 x 4.3 meters.

    Despite the dimensions, weights and permits the most remarkable figure of this transport is that the shell cans traveled from positive 30°C to -25°C. Congratulations from the entire Project Logistics Alliance team to the dedicated staff of Goodrich Central Asia and Afriguide Logistics, you did a great job together!

    To all our readers, we hope you enjoy watching the video as much as we did.

  • 22 Jun 2021
    Global Projekt Logistique Executes Flawless Project From Mumbai To Houston

    Global Projekt Logistique (Gprolog) has shared with us the story of a recent project they conclude in April 2021. This project was the execution of a shipment and delivery of equipment for supply for a 25 MGPY USP plant in Houston, USA from Mumbai in India. The experienced team of Gprolog delivered the various cargoes in a specialized RoRo vessel that can handle breakbulk and Mafi trailers.

    Piece 1: 27.12 x 3.34 x 3.34 meters, with a weight of 33.6 mt

    Piece 2: 26.4 x 2.7 x 2.83 meters, with a weight of 29.18 mt

    Piece 3: 7.63 x 2.6 x 2.7 meters, with a weight of 15.8 mt

    The cargoes were loaded simultaneously as breakbulk on Mafi trailers and the delivery was successful and free of incidents. Well done, Global Projekt Logistique!

  • 22 Jun 2021
    SPONSOR ANNOUNCEMENT

    We are delighted to present ISS Global Forwarding UAE as the Silver Sponsor for our 4th Annual General Meeting, which will be held from the 20 - 23 of October 2021 at W Dubai, The Plam. ISS GF UAE represents the UAE and the Sultanate of Oman in the Project Logistics Alliance.

    We are grateful for the endless support we continue to receive in these trying times. Thank you, team ISS for your unconditional support!

  • 21 Jun 2021
    Hattrick From Viking Project Logistics

    Project Logistics Alliance member Viking Project Logistics has been very busy recently and successfully completed the following 3 projects in the last weeks. It was a delightful hattrick from them during UEFA Euro Tournament.

    PROJECT ONE

    This shipment was composed of 5 pieces. The OOG cargoes were loaded in Zonguldak, Turkey and were delivered to their final address in Hungary.

    Cargo dimensions were as follows:

    1) 5.35 x 4.20 x 3.10 meters

    2) 5.35 x 4.95 x 3.50 meters

    3) 4.30 x 4.10 x 3.35 meters

    4) 4.90 x 4.10 x 1.10 meters

    5) 3.50 x 3.35 x 5.00 meters

     

    PROJECT TWO

    The second project was a shipment of project cargo from Adana factory to Mersin International port. The team of Viking Project Logistics was responsible for the storage of cargoes until the nominated vessel arrived. Further, they provided port transportation service from the storage area to under hock of the vessel.

    The packing list contained 46 pieces of 162 tons in total. This project loading with a volume of 2,000 cbm sailed off to Laem Chabang, Thailand.

     

    PROJECT THREE

    The third project, completing the Hattrick of Viking Project Logistics was a third country shipment performed from Ancona in Italy to Turkmenbashi in Turkmenistan. The scope of work included port operations and ocean freight.

    This project shipment consisted of 54 pieces, summing up to 115 tons.

     

    Congratulations to the team of Viking Project Logistics for completing three projects in such short time. Keep ‘em coming!

  • 18 Jun 2021
    Steder Group Demobilizes CAT Base Machine From Puerto Rico To The Netherlands

    The project logistics department of Steder Group, representing the Project Logistics Alliance in the Netherlands and the UK, has recently demobilized a CAT 6015 base machine of 67 MT together with boom and stick from Costa Rica with a container vessel, by means of Break Bulk.

    The base machine with the dimensions of 12.6 x 3.8 x 3.7 meters was loaded at Port of Moin in Puerto Rico, together with the front boom (15.34 x 1.5 x 2.5 meters, 13.000 kg) and the stick (15.35 x 1.00 x 2.29 meters, 10.000 kg). After transshipment in Manzanillo, the cargo was discharged in Rotterdam and delivered on flatbed trailers until the consignee premises in The Netherlands.

    Due to current space limitations and rate issues, movement within the budget and given time frame was a true challenge for the experienced staff at the project logistics department. Great handling, team Steder Group!

  • 17 Jun 2021
    Regular Mill Roll Shipments From DEALEX Transport

    The shipments of mill rolls are becoming a regular business for the project department of DEALEX Transport, Project Logistics Alliance member from Ukraine. This report is about two units of 123 mt each with dimensions of 8.4 x 2.5 x 2.7 meters.

    The tricky part of this job is to position the cargo in a very specific position on the railway, strickly aligned with the r/w transporter axes. The liner allowance is only 20 mm, which is surgical with this weight, especially when discharging with crane vessels. Neither the ship nor the local stevedoring companies could guarantee such a level of precision, and DEALEX always makes sure to send their in-house supervisors for overseeing the entire operation on site.

    And also at this transport, DEALEX yet again managed to discharge, secure and deliver the cargo safely and on time. On special commend, the consignee is even recommending to their partners to hire DEALEX for this kind of job. Congratulations on this great feedback!

  • 17 Jun 2021
    New Member For Argentina

    In this month, we are delighted to announce our second member in Argentina, Full Container Logistic (FCL)! Their commitment to continually improve their services allows them to identify their client’s needs and propose different alternative solutions for the same case.

    Project Cargo requires innovative and personalized logistics solutions that need technical competence and risk assessment for the safety of cargo and the personnel involved. Understanding this, FCL has a team of experts in the field who work in a coordinated and integrated way to give specific support to your industrial projects. Their team of specialists can coordinate freight by sea and air, both partial and complete, and land transport in special vehicles, optimizing costs and times. At FCL, they focus on finding adequate logistics solutions for your needs.

    One of FCL characteristic is the capacity to handle over-dimensional and multimodal shipments. FCL uses  SAP business one to process all their operations.  New technologies and continuous personal training is also an essential topic to the management and the company.

    Moreover, their past experiences with transporting fraction lines and mining equipment are sure to make them your right partner in Argentina.

    Welcome to the Alliance, team FCL Argentina!

  • 16 Jun 2021
    Gianti Logistics Moves Two Transformers By Road From Georgia To Southeast Armenia

    News from Georgia! This time, our member Gianti Logistics has moved two transformers with the dimensions of 27 x 5 x 5.20 meters per unit. The transportation was performed by multi-axle low boy hydraulic trailers. The transformers were loaded at the Turkish – Georgian border in Aktash/ Kartsakhi.

    Gianti Logistics’ project team had all hands full to collect the transformers and place them by jacking/sliding method safely onto the Georgian trailers, lash the cargoes safely on the trailers and arrange police escort for the transport.

    In addition, arrangements for civil work had to be made and a special team had to be hired for the lifting of gas pipes, wires and cables and the leveling of the roads all along the full route. Sharp turns, height restrictions and the mountain passage added more challenges to this project.

    Upon arrival at the final destination at Noravan Substation in Goris, Armenia, the Gianti team again used the jacking/sliding system to place the transformers on the foundation for installation.

  • 16 Jun 2021
    BSMG Successfully Handles Another Uploading Project

    Project Logistics Alliance member from Mauritania, Benteyga Shipping Mauritania Group (BSMG), has successfully received MV LEO, a container vessel without cranes. This vessel has arrived at anchorage on June 5 at 17h45 and berthed on the same day at 17h 05 and the cargo offloaded in a very short time in a very professional way. The shore crane and stevedoring for discharging have been well arranged with no delay. Kudos to the team of BSMG!

  • 15 Jun 2021
    SPONSOR ANNOUNCEMENT

    We at the Project Logistics Alliance HQ are excited to announce our esteemed UAE member, Fleet Line Shipping Services, as the Gold Sponsor for the 4th Annual General Meeting of the Project Logistics Alliance. This meeting will take place at the iconic W Hotel at the Palm from 20 – 23 October 2021.

    In addition to generously supporting our AGM in Dubai, our Gold Sponsor, Fleet Line Shipping, is also planning to arrange a Golf Day on 19th October. This event will be held at one of the best Golf Courses in Dubai.

    Golf enthusiasts amongst Project Logistics Alliance members and partners can write to Mr Peter Mathew at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for registering for the event. Game format and other information will be shared shortly through group mail.

  • 15 Jun 2021
  • 14 Jun 2021
    ENKI Transport & Trading Delivers Cargoes For The United Nations Assistance Mission Iraq

    Project news from ENKI Transport & Trading, Project Logistics Alliance member in Iraq. They have successfully completed the operations to deliver generators and accessories which were installed in 10x 20' SOC. Loading of the cargo took place at Mersin Port, Turkey. From there, the shipment was delivered to UNAMI (the United Nations Assistance Mission Iraq) in Erbil and Baghdad.

    ENKI's scope of work included handling of the arriving cargoes at the port operation in Mersin, transshipment in Zakho, Iraq in the ENKI warehouse for Baghdad shipments, lashing and securing, and assistance at the offloading of the cargoes at the UNAMI Erbil job site. Throughout the entire transport, the team of ENKI coordinated communication between all parties involved and was responsible for approvals and permits for the diplomatic shipments and customs clearance. Kudos to the team, congratulations on the completed job!

  • 11 Jun 2021
    Noatum Project Cargo Move Hydraulic Hammer By Road From Louisiana To Mexico

    Long…longer…loooonger…ok wait, when does this truck end?

    Surely, you had similar thoughts watching the video from Noatum Project Cargo. They are representing the Project Logistics Alliance in Spain, Portugal and Mexico and today we are reporting about a recent transport of an offshore drilling hammer that their project team moved, along with 12 accessories and a total of 13 pieces of transportation equipment.

    The hydraulic equipment was picked up at the Port Fourchon in Louisiana, USA and moved by road transportation more than 2,000 kilometers to Tuxpan, Veracruz in Mexico. It will be used at an offshore platform in the Mexican Gulf.

    The hammer measures 11.50 x 2.50 x 3.20 meters and puts 120 mtons on the scale. For discharging at the port, a 600 mton crane was used. Further, the transport required the project team of Noatum Project Cargo to provide hydraulic 19 axle equipment, 2x double drop lowboys, 2x lowboys, 3x step decks and 5x 53´platform.

    The extraordinary dimensions of the cargo added a special challenge to this transport, as well as different restrictions and requirements in the 2 US states that this transport was crossing (in terms of police escort, obstacle removal, etc.), the customs process at Laredo Bridge and different restrictions when crossing 3 different states inside of Mexico. On top of that, the team of Noatum Project Cargo needed to arrange the whole transport in just 15 days, including the customs procedure.

    A very challenging project that, in the end, was concluded to the full satisfaction of the customer. Congratulations, Noatum Project Cargo!

  • 10 Jun 2021
    Supply Chain Solutions Ship Helicopter From Seattle To Shangai

    Supply Chain Solutions (SCS), Project Logistics Alliance member representing the USA, is informing us about a successfully concluded transport. The commodity moved was a helicopter. The SCS project experts handled the domestic transport from Texas to Seattle and then the Ocean transportation from Seattle to Shanghai. The scope of work also included covering the cargo in heat shrinkwrap, securing and loading with a survivor on the job site. Thanks for sharing, SCS!

  • 09 Jun 2021
    Kronoz Internacional Charters Boeing 757 From Monterey To Santiago de Chile

    We are sharing a snippet of a project executed at the end of 2020 by our Mexican member Kronoz Internacional. They have chartered a Boeing 757 for their customer British American Tobacco (BAT). An entire production line was stuffed in boxes and flew from Monterrey in Mexico to Santiago de Chile. Kronoz Internacional is reporting about a clean operation and their customer BAT being very satisfied with the performance of the team. What an impressive job, way to go!