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  • 27 Oct 2017
    Kodan Solutions successfully exports a used mining machinery

    Kodan successfully moved 5 Nos of Mining Equipment´s (1500 FRT) from Ex-works hinterland East India to Beira Port, Mozambique.

    Dimension & Volume:

    Dim(MTRS): 7.76 x 4.95 x 3.43 @ 27.7 MT Each(4 Pkgs)
    9.22 x 6.17 x 3.45 @ 20.12 MT Each(4 Pkgs)
    4.91 x 2.88 x 3.43 @ 33.5 MT (1 Pkg)
    Plus, accessories of 81 packages packed in wooden case.


    • Time bound shipment
    • Safe but shortest possible delivery time
    • Being wide load & ODC overhang, special precautions were to be taken keeping in mind enroute height & width challenges (opening of toll gates & rail line gates)
    • Special Permits to be arranged for Transportation of heavy cargo
    • Some adjustments & alterations were made on the wide packages (dismantling of some extensions/protrusions) for transportation on India roads
    • Seamless coordination with all stack holder’s shipper, haulers, port authorities & shipping line for flawless operation and avoiding detentions & delays.

    With time and various logistical constraints on hand, using years of experience Kodan successfully delivers the cargo to the end user/ consignee as delighted customers.

    Great job, Kodan Solutions!!

  • 26 Oct 2017
    FLOGIS International Corp. joins the Project Logistics Alliance!

    The PL-Alliance is happy to welcome FLOGIS as our second member for Korea.

    FLOGIS is a project-driven freight forwarder serving many clients home and abroad with its professional performance and competitive price. We provide a complete service covering both on-shore and off-shore.

    Flogis International provides the following services, and much more:

    - Turn-key Project Execution
    - Chartering & Brokering
    - Stevedoring
    - Transport (big & heavy, coastal shipping, etc.)
    - CNTR (LCL & FCL, Break Bulk, special equipment)
    - AIR (air chartering, ship spares, etc.)
    - 3PL/Exhibition
    - Customs Clearance (ATA Carnet, FTA, ship spares, etc.)

    With strong man-power of experts in each and every field and being a real player in the market, FLOGIS will be able to make a difference and surely be part of your success.

    Welcome to the Alliance, Flogis International!

  • 25 Oct 2017
    R&B Global Projects Ltd. successfully shipped regeneration skid package

    PL-Alliance member R&B Global Projects, Croatia has been appointed to arrange a shipment of a regeneration skid package on direct way from Eversendai Yard, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE to Sembawang Yard in Singapore. It was decided to ship the piece, 149tons & 11m length, on a direct basis as solo cargo on a multipurpose heavy lift charter.

    Because of the limited movement capabilities, prohibition of welding and the limited lashing options the shipment was very critical. But due to great preparation and know-how, R&B Global Projects has successfully completed the shipment.

    Very well done!

  • 24 Oct 2017
    Europrim Shipping Project Cargo manages professional heavy cargo transhipment services in the Port of Constanta

    The Europrim Shipping project cargo team has been recently chosen by Felbermayr to handle the Constanta port operations for the transshipment of 1 x HHP Steam Drum D-4201 weighing 227 tons on a river barge to Bremen for further shipping to Iran final destination.

    This is the second heaviest piece of equipment ever handled in Constanta South - Agigea port with mobile cranes.

    Thumbs up for a professional coordination of the terminal teams and crew involved in the operations, concluding another efficient shore-to-ship job safely performed.

  • 23 Oct 2017
    First Global Logistics has moved Oil & Gas Units & Accessories

    First Global Logistics has successfully moved Oil & Gas Units &Accessories for PMICO, one of the leading global providers for Oil & Gas, engineering construction, Heavy industry Units & accessories. They currently transported 16 OOG Units of Steam boilers , Gear Motors , Tanks with 35 T steel capacity 37 , Pipes & pumps accessories from Door supplier in Cairo up to Alger port, Algeria.

    First Global Scope of work:ï‚·

    - Cargo survey at shipper's site determining the mode of transport , exact cargo weight & dimensions , number and type of containers that will be usedï‚·

    - Lashing / loading & stuffing cargo on 40'FR and inside 40'OT &HC cntrs

    - Trucking from Cairo site to Alexandria port using 4 Low bed trailers & 2 normal fleet bedï‚·

    - Discharging at carrier terminal, port handling and customs clearance

    Great Job, First Global Logistics!

  • 20 Oct 2017
    Bati Group celebrates 25th anniversary!

    PL Alliance member Bati Group recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.

    Happy birthday, Bati Group!

  • 19 Oct 2017
    AGL handled Heat Exchanger to Ghana

    Alexander Global Bremen just executed the shipment of several heat exchanger incl. accessories ex customers fabrication in Berlin via Hamburg Port to Tema, Ghana.

    Although the dimensions and weight aren`t quite huge, the heat exchangers is considered very sensitive cargo due to special welded pipes. Even small vibrations during the transport can lead to hairline cracks which may have huge impact on the cargos function.

      Therefore it was decided to move this units on 40’ Mafi Trailers under deck ex Hamburg to Tema by Con/Ro Vessel.

      AGL Germany has been in charge of the full scope up to CFR Tema.

    Very well done, AGL Bremen!

  • 18 Oct 2017
    PL Alliance happily welcomes Container Freight Station Mexico

    The Project Logistics Alliance happily welcomes Container Freight Station who recently joined as second member for Mexico. CFS are located in Mexico City, but also have an office in Merida, Yucatan.

    Welcome to the Alliance, CFS México!

  • 17 Oct 2017
    First Global Logistics receives ISO 14001:2015 certificate!

    PL-Alliances member for Egypt First Global Logistics has been awarded the ISO 14001:2015 certificate, which is certified by the United Registrar of Systems Limited.

    We are very proud that our member looks to manage its environmental responsibilities.

    Congratulations First Global Logistics!!

  • 17 Oct 2017
    Steder Group supports Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria there is a great need for the fast delivery of relief supplies in Puerto Rico. Steder Group has contributed its role by organizing the transport of more than 100 tons airfreight of tents, sanitary facilities and temporary energy supplies. Last Sunday a brand new chartered Boeing 747F was successfully loaded at the airport of Oostende in Belgium and we are happy to announce that the plane with humanitarian aid has safely arrived at the airport of San Juan in Puerto Rico.

    We from PL-Alliance are very proud of our members contribution!!

  • 16 Oct 2017
    ROHLIG SUUS Logistics transports a modular hotel

    ROHLIG SUUS Logistics recently moved comprised hotel units by sea from Gydnia, Poland to New Yok, USA.

    210 modular units and 15 metal cases were installed in lower Manhattan comprising a modular hotel. The whole cargo totaled approximately 3000 tons and 17700 cubic meters.

    The projects greatest challenge was arranging the loading, so that the cargo could safely reach the vessel.

    Thanks to the great knowledge and preparation of ROHLIG SUUS Logistics everything worked out very well.

    Good job, ROHLIG SUUS Logistics!

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  • 13 Oct 2017
    Corporate Coaster Operations AGL and Wirtz Shipping

    Wirtz Shipping Antwerp and AGL Bremen just finished the transport of several modules for a process plant from Bremen Port to Antwerp Port.

      The shipment consisted of the following items:
    1  Unit / 1000 x 507 x 853 cm       97 to
    1 Unit  / 995 x 345 x 397 cm         27,7 to
    1 Unit / 856 x 80 x 120 cm            3,3 to

      The special task was to find a workable solution for the 8,53 m high units considering operational handling as well as costs.

      The final performer for this movement was coaster “SATURN” which was already built in 1966 , but is still certified on top level. The vessel only handles project cargo and was a perfect fit for this cargo.

      Before any operation started, the complete operation was discussed between the port operator, surveyor, captain, stevedores and AGL.

      The units have been successfully loaded by shore crane within 1 shift into coaster; all needed LSD works included. Wirtz Shipping Antwerp will take care about the coaster upon Arrival Antwerp incl. unlashing / unwelding and final transfer to heavy lift vessel for overseas transport.

    Great teamwork, AGL and Wirtz Shipping!

  • 12 Oct 2017
    ROHLIG SUUS Logistics S.A. joins the Project Logistics Alliance

    The Project Logistics Alliance is happy to announce ROHLIG SUUS Logistics S.A. as a new member for Poland.

    The company provides a range of services: “Road, sea, air and rail transport, warehousing, cargo projects and customs services is designed to provide our customers with the best possible solutions, customized to meet their unique needs. Our contract portfolio includes regular and multi-product agreements signed with leading companies in the market.”

    ROHLIG SUUS Logistics counts with the resources, knowledge and expertise necessary to handle project cargo services.

    Welcome to the Alliance, ROHLIG SUUS Logistics!

  • 11 Oct 2017
    New member for Egypt!

    Recently, Al-Emad Transport joined the Project Logistics Alliance as second member for Egypt.

    Al-Emad Transport is established by a professional and long experienced team who are experts in handling ocean and air freight shipments from / to any point of the world. Its worldwide network of agents and partners ensures competitive rates and utmost care of the shipments.

    The company’s activities at a glance: international freight forwarding, cargo delivery, customs clearance, packing & removals, trucking & warehousing and insurance.

    Welcome to the Alliance, Al-Emad Transport!

    See below for a short self-presentation:

  • 10 Oct 2017
    Delivering HRSG Modules and Drums from South Korea to Canada – Part 2!

    FLS (PL Alliance member for Singapore, Thailand and the USA) is happy to report that the HRSG modules and drums, which were shipped from Korea at the end of August, have arrived safe and sound in Vancouver, Canada last week.
    The 12 modules with dimensions of 28m x 2.9m x 3.2m and single weights of 150 MT were discharged directly onto railcars which were positioned alongside the heavy lift vessel. The modules and drums are destined for a newly build combined-cycle facility in the southwestern region of Saskatchewan, Canada.

    We love project cargo – We love global logistics!