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  • 14 Oct 2019
    Industrial Stand Probe For Romania By KGE Baltic

    KGE Baltic, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Latvia, is proud to share with us another project they completed in September. KGE Baltic was commission by one of their global clients to carry out the delivery of goods for industrial sector exploitation in Romania.

    The project was carried out per multimodal shipment (road-sea-road) and included heavy and oversized industrial equipment, that was loaded in Russia, St. Petersburg city and was delivered to Romania, Galati city. The cargo was a dismantled stand probe unit, with dimensions of 15207mm x 4200mm x 3210mm and a gross weight of 30000 kgs.

    KGE's scope of work also included running daily checks to ensure and observe the condition of the goods, taking the photo reports, sending daily dispositions, all while strongly complying to the safety guidelines from the consignee.

    As a result of their careful work, no damages nor delays occurred. The stand probe was successfully delivered in respect to all customer requirements. Great job KGE Baltic!

  • 11 Oct 2019
    HiLOG Makes Way To Congo Despite Border Closer

    Heavy Industry Logistics (HiLOG), member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Kenya, was contracted recently to move 18 pieces of plant machinery from Mombasa to Twangiza gold mine in the South-Kivu Province of Democratic Republic of Congo – a total distance of 2,026km.

    The cargo consisted of 2 x Hitachi excavators weighing 54mt and 68mt each, and 8 x Bell ADTs each weighing 28.8mt. This made up the first phase and was successfully delivered.

    The project wasn’t straight forward and easy due to the last-minute closure of Katuna border between Uganda – Rwanda due to political issues and so another route had to be found. A weight restriction of 53mt at Kagitumba meant that HiLOG had also to organize the disassembling of the large excavator in Mombasa, which was then moved on a 4-axle low loader and 2 x flatbeds. HiLOG was also responsible for the final import customs clearance into DRC at Ruzizi II border.

    Whilst HiLOG is based in Mombasa, they serve the whole East Africa region including Uganda, South Sudan, north-eastern DRC, Rwanda, Burundi and Somalia on a transshipment service through Mombasa.

    What a fantastic job despite difficulties, thanks for sharing with us HiLOG!

  • 11 Oct 2019
    Project Logistics Alliance Duo Handles Pulp Units in UAE

    Fleet Line Shipping, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for the UAE, and Alexander Maritime Services (AMS), have teamed up to handle the shipment of 7000 cbm wood pulps from Futong, Indonesia to Abu Dhabi, UAE.

    AMS was responsible for chartering the ship whilst Fleet Line Shipping handed the vessel agency in Abu Dhabi and made sure that the cargo was discharged to the consignee successfully. This is a classic example on how a network can bring together experts in logistics whereby wonderful results can be achieved jointly.

    Well done guys for the wonderful collaboration!

  • 10 Oct 2019
    SAL Semi-Liner Serving Africa

    MV Svenja, Drilling Templates, up to 311 tons, up to 33.4 x 23.09 x 16.5 meters

    Your contact:

    Kai Vogel
    Sales/ Chartering Manager
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    +49 40 380380-221

    Juergen Kuntz
    Senior Manager Chartering & Projects
    Head of Africa Chartering Desk
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    +49 40 380 380-224

    Paul Okpurughre
    Director Business Development
    Operations MEA
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    +49 40 380 380-409

  • 10 Oct 2019
    Logimar Delivers Mining Equipment DAP from Italy to USA

    Logimar Shipping and Forwarding, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Italy, has been busy throughout the months of August and September with a new project from Italy to the USA.

    The cargo was transported from several locations in Italy, to multiple destinations in the East South Central of USA. Logimar shipped the cargo in a mix of containers and on mafi in ro-ro vessels. All in all, they shipped 10x40’ Open Top, 2x45’ HC, 13 mafi (9x40’, 3x60’ and 1x80’).

    The shipment was handled by Logimar from door to door on DAP basis for a regular customer, who is also a top supplier for the mining industry worldwide.

  • 10 Oct 2019
    New Partner of the Project Logistics Alliance

    Today we are proud to announce a new partnership: KAF Marine is the exclusive Project Logistics Alliance partner for ship brokerage and provides safe delivery of your bulk and project cargo shipments around the world by connecting the cargo-owners with the ship-owners with their professional ship brokerage method.

    KAF Marine Shipping & Forwarding was established in 2007 in Mersin as Dry Cargo Chartering and Forwarding Co, as a part of Yucelen Group Ankara. This company has 25 years of experience in the shipping industry and offers a great background to the services offered by KAF MARINE. While in the headquarters in Ankara, 50 employees are dedicating their work to several areas in the logistics industry, you are attended by 8 highly motivated staff members in the Mersin office.

    KAF MARINE gives its best service for heavy Lift, Project and bulk cargo movements up to Supramax size (60.000 dwat) and road transportation from all Turkish ports to Northern Iraq and C.I.S countries.

    Their team is specialized in marine shipping, in heavy and/or wide-volume bulk cargos, in the agency of liners, conventional and seagoing vessels, and regular container lines, and completes all marine transactions in full by following them on behalf of you until the cargo reaches its destination. The company has been doing its main trade almost all over the world: Full Africa, Arabian Gulf, The Black Sea, Far East, Mediterranean Sea, North America, North Europe, The Red Sea, and South America.

    Welcome to the Project Logistics Alliance, Kaf Marine Shipping & Chartering.

  • 09 Oct 2019
    Aqua Air Logistics Delivers Garbage Compactor Trucks to Oman

    Aqua Air Logistics LLC, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Bahrain and Qatar, is happy to report the successful delivery of some garbage compactor trucks into Oman.

    Aqua's Oman team carried out the site delivery of trucks with hydraulic tailgate and waste management equipments, which originated from Italy and arrived at Salalah, Sohar port for delivery to Duqm & Muscat site accordingly.

    Their scope of work included import clearance and delivery of RORO & Flat Rack cargo from Salalah Port. The Oman local team successfully handled the import clearance and delivery of the garbage compactor trucks and waste handling units from the Port of Salalah.

    Please see below for the details of the two shipments involved:

    Shipment #1:
    POD : Salalah, Oman
    Cargo: IVECO Garbage Trucks with waste management equipment & waste containers CWS body.
    Type: 04 x 40' FR

    Dimensions:
    09.70 x 2.55 x 4.00 meter = 16 tons (IVECO Garbage Truck) - 01x40'FR
    04.90 x 2.50 x 2.55 meter = 03 Tons / 6 Pieces (waste management equipment & waste containers CWS body) - 03x40'FR

    The Final Delivery Site was Duqm & Muscat - Oman.
    Aqua's detailed scope of work in this shipment included the coordination of the entire scope of customs clearance, inspection, destuffing, loading at port CFS, transportation from port to site and supervision of offloading. A total of 3 working days was used for the clearance process since the delivery site in Duqm and Muscat were far away. It took 24-36 hours accordingly for the cargo to reach the site.

    Shipment #2
    POD : Sohar, Oman
    Cargo: VOLVO Garbage Trucks with waste management equipment.
    Type: RORO
    Dimensions:10.40 x 2.55 x 3.70 meter = 16 tons
    Delivery Site: Muscat - Oman
    Aqua'a detailed scope of work included the coordination of the entire scope of customs clearance, inspection, loading at port CFS, transportation from port to site and supervision of offloading. The time taken for clearance was 3 working days and transportation time was 6-8 hrs. Aqua then offloaded the cargo at site during Eid Holidays for the client.

    Well done Aqua Air Logistics team, and a big thumbs up for the dedication!

  • 08 Oct 2019
    SAL Semi-Liner Serving Africa

    MV Lone, discharging 95 meters splitter in Vietnam

    Your contact:

    Kai Vogel
    Sales/ Chartering Manager
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    +49 40 380380-221

    Juergen Kuntz
    Senior Manager Chartering & Projects
    Head of Africa Chartering Desk
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    +49 40 380 380-224

    Paul Okpurughre
    Director Business Development
    Operations MEA
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    +49 40 380 380-409

  • 08 Oct 2019
     Port of Virginia Expands Capacity with Capital Investment

    The Port of Virginia is in the midst of a $750M capital project to expand the capacity at their two primary container terminals, NIT and VIT, to be able to handle an additional 1 million containers annually. Both terminal container capacity and container rail footprint will be boosted.

    As a result, this up-work also positively affect their project cargo/breakbulk side because this capacity expansion has allowed them to shift any container activity previously at Portsmouth Marine Terminal (PMT to NIT and VIG), and away from Portsmouth Marine Terminal (PMT) and provide more of a footprint to handle non-containerized cargoes such as project cargo.

    In this piece of news, the Port of Virginia would like to share with us the latest update on the constructions, etc. They commemorated the completion of construction at VIG on July 23 with a ribbon-cutting event. The expansion project touched every phase of the terminal’s operation: a doubling of its capacity to handle rail cargo; four more entry lanes at the truck gate; 800 feet of additional berth space for bigger ships; four new ship-to-shore container cranes; a container stack-yard that has doubled in size; and 26 new rail-mounted gantry cranes that move containers in the stackyard.

    The larger outcome of this $320 investment is a world-class container terminal that is delivering best-in-class results: allowing for the movement of containers by truck, barge and rail with greater efficiency than ever before. The work at NIT continues as scheduled – providing positive results for all clients.

  • 07 Oct 2019
    104 tons Vessel Engine from Denmark to Rotterdam

    Alexander Global Logistics, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Germany, Russia, and Mongolia just recently finished transport of 104 tons vessel engine from Frederikshavn, DK to Shipyard in Rotterdam.

    The engine with a weight of 104 tons and dimensions of 1185x325x515 cms was loaded by heavy lowbed trailer at customers factory in Frederikshavn and moved thereafter direct alongside waiting for coaster at the port.

    Loading of the coaster was performed by 2 mobile cranes (1 x GMK6400 and 1 x AC200-1) in a tandem lift. After placing the engine in vessels hold the related LSD works have been started. Although the trip is quite short – 2,5 days ocean transit only – the same preparations are needed than usual. After 3,5 hours the performing lady MV “WILSON EMS” was ready for departure to Rotterdam Shipyard without any issues and another job was finished successfully by AGL.
    Thanks also to Fairplay DK for local coordination.

    Congrats to the AGL team!

  • 07 Oct 2019
    New member for Mexico!

    There is a new wind blowing through the Project Logistics Alliance community: Actanis Project Cargo who is supporting our network already since the very beginning in 2016, has extended its membership. Besides their initial membership for Spain and Portugal, our network can now count on the expertise of ACTANIS Mexico as well as new strong support in our specialized project network.

    Actanis Project Cargo is specialized in the execution of industrial projects, project cargo, and over-dimensioned cargo as well as Heavy Lifts. The company is involved and active in the sectors of Oil & Gas, Energy, Port Equipment, Offshore and Maritime Operations, rail projects, industrial projects, renewable energy, and mining. The services offered by Actanis include transport engineering, route surveys, door-to-door delivery, consultancy, shipping and chartering.

    To get a more detailed impression on this very active member of our network, please visit their website http://www.actanis.com. We are looking forward to consolidating our future collaboration with the Actanis Team.

    Welcome to the Project Logistics Alliance, Actanis Mexico!

  • 04 Oct 2019
    Global Projekt Logistique Delivers

    Global Projekt Logistique, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Sri Lanka, has always prided themselves with the capability of presenting end to end solutions from ex works to delivery at the site with offloading at plinth/foundation. In particular, for power transformers.

    Power transformers are changing the shape of developing countries around the world for their electricity requirement by large. They solve the problem of loss of power over longer power lines by raising the voltage produced to a higher value, thus enabling power to travel longer distances effectively. These transformers come in different types and power capacity, i.e. Step Up / Stepdown/ single-phase/three-phase /Autotransformer etc ranging from 20 MVA to 150 MVA and more as per requirement.

    While studying the local conditions in terms of geography, customs requirements and other statutory and regulatory conformity, Global Projekt Logistique designs cost-effective, reliable and safe logistics frameworks for customers, for smooth handling of cargo from its very inception till the final door delivery - this they call the “SURE TO DOOR ” concept.

    Most recently, they have handled the following cargo: 10 main units (Power Transformer), 124 wooden boxes, 160 wooden pallets, totalling up to 294 pieces.

    Amongst these, there were:
    - Kv Step up transformers: Total of 4 units - Dimension (6.5 x 3 x 3.8m) (L x W x H) -Weight 52 MT each
    - Auxiliary transformers: Total of 6 units - Dimension (2.9 x 2.35 x 2m) (L x W x H) -Weight 10 MT each
    Global Projekt Logistique's scope of work included critical & detailed planning of cargo from factory point to correct carting of all pieces, including the biggest main units as well as the small oil drum pallets; Comprehensive documentation for timely customs clearance and shipping it out to the final destination in Africa.

    Thanks to the team for sharing this awesome project with the alliance!

  • 03 Oct 2019
    SAL Semi-Liner Serving Africa

    MV Regine, 445 tons ship unloader, 50 x 23 x 11 meters

    Your contact:

    Kai Vogel
    Sales/ Chartering Manager
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    +49 40 380380-221

    Juergen Kuntz
    Senior Manager Chartering & Projects
    Head of Africa Chartering Desk
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    +49 40 380 380-224

    Paul Okpurughre
    Director Business Development
    Operations MEA
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    +49 40 380 380-409

  • 03 Oct 2019
    KGE Baltic Transports 2 Steel Rolls From Germany to Kazakhstanv

    KGE Baltic Transport & Forwarding, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Latvia, have just completed the delivery of two steel rolls in crate. The cargo was to be transported from Ennigerloh, Germany to Ekibastuz, Kazakhstan.

    After examination and planning, the route chosen was from Germany-Belgium-Russia-Kazakhstan, using water ways from Belgium to St Petersburg per RO-RO. The transit time was 18 days from start to finish, and KGE's scope of work included:
    - Loading the cargo with semi-trailers in Germany
    - Delivering up to Antwerp TF terminal
    v - Reloading onto a roller trailer with the following sailing to SPB harbour.

    The two rolls had the following dimensions:
    1) 2.52 x 2.38 x 2.20 = 31500kg
    2) 2.52 x 2.38 x 2.20 = 31500kg
    And additional small parts were delivered as well by the KGE team using LTL truck.

    KGE is pleased to report that the job was done without any issues within contracted time frames. Congrats KGE team!

  • 02 Oct 2019
    New member for the Czech Republic!

    We are welcoming a new member on board of the Project Logistics Alliance. Recently, Globe Line Projects has joined our network to represent the Czech Republic.

    With many years of experience in the transportation of oversized and heavy cargo, we have found a new team of true experts in this industry. The project management of Globe Line Projects covers the full range of services, control points and communication to the customer during the entire movement. Transport permits, full documentation, customs clearance, insurance of cargo, the organization of the transport as well as expert advice for oversized and special transport – all preparation and handling is done with care and precision by the Globe Line Projects team.

    Globe Line Projects is handling any kind of transportation on land, sea or air. Regardless of express shipments, transport of dangerous goods or project cargo – nothing is impossible.

    Great to have you join the Project Logistics Alliance, welcome, Globe Line Projects!