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  • 02 Oct 2019
    First Global Logistics & CH Robinson Team Up For Mega Collaboration

    First Global Logistics, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Egypt, and CH Robinson, member for Canada, Luxembourg, Paraguay, Singapore & USA, recently joined forces in an excellent Air & Sea OOG movement for the Oil & Gas sector. The cargo was moved from the USA to Egypt, which was the perfect collaboration project for our two members.

    First Global Logistics & CH Robinson both proved their understanding to the Oil&Gas field, in terms of site urgent demands, rescuing its shut-down by transporting a transformer urgently by air, from door of supplier in Los Angeles to Cairo airport. This was yet another successful movement, both in terms of time and money saving for the client.

    In addition, when they submitted their proposal for shipping 2 urgent OOG compressors by 2*40'Flat rack instead of using Bahri's regular break bulk service ex Houston port to Alexandria, with its long sailing schedule that the client was using directly in their previous shipments, their proposal included 30 days sailing time with Maersk line classy service and with an excellent cost of shipping and port charges.

    Details of the first job: Air Mode
    • Commodity : 2 transformers
    • Weight & Dimensions: Unit 1: 244 x 168 x 277 cm.
    • Total G.W : 5900 kgs
    • Collecting the Transformers from Door supplier in LA
    • Repacking in Los Angeles Airport
    • Export clearance and documentation
    • Booking on 1st Freighter flight for Cargo Lux to arrive Cairo airport the same week saving the client's Oil site from shut down

    Details for the second job: Sea Mode
    • Commodity : 2 Compressors.
    • Weight and dimensions: 2 (500*240*305 cm-13000 kgs).
    • Collecting 2 Big compressors and Panels from Door supplier in Houston up to
    • Utilization of CH Robinsons warehouse in Houston
    • Lashing and stuffing compressors onto 2*40'FR containers
    • Trucking Full Flat racks to Houston port to sail on 1st vessel to Alexandria port

    It is our absolute delight to see our members joining forces to make such projects happen! Congrats!

  • 01 Oct 2019
    SAL Semi-Liner Serving Africa

    MV Lone, refinery equipment, up to 901.5 tons, up to 94.5 meters length

    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

  • 01 Oct 2019
    First Member for Uzbekistan

    The Project Logistics Alliance would like to welcome its first member for Uzbekistan. Hareket Heavy Lifting and Project Transportation Co. was established in 1957 Istanbul. Besides their headquarter in Istanbul, Hareket has three more branches in Turkey. Ankara, Izmir, and Mersin. They have offices in Dubai, Spain, South Korea, Ukraine and are operating internationally in Eurasia, the Middle East, and Africa.

    Hareket provides engineered heavy lifting and transportation services also include project planning, route surveys, lift engineering, project management, and installation works. The main objective in transportation is reaching the destination as fast, safe and cost-efficient as possible. Aside from the kit their team composed of specialists from the industry supply engineering, planning, supervision and project management during execution of a project. They are regularly listed in the ICT50 (top 50 leading transport companies) and IC 50 (top 50 leading crane companies) and proud to receive many awards from a leading crane and heavy lift transport industry organizations such as ESTA.

    The value-added services provided by Hareket as a solution partner to the customers are: Engineered heavy lift and transport services, load-out services, equipment rentals, turn-key wind turbine solutions, rigging engineering and transport survey consultancy.

    With its professional process and project management applications, Hareket effectively uses all kinds of engineered heavy lifting and heavy transport systems. The main sectors that Hareket serves are petrochemical, Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Nuclear Power, Infrastructure, Minerals & Metals, Shipyards, Civil.

    Welcome to the Project Logistics Alliance, Hareket!

  • 01 Oct 2019
    Global Projekt Logistique Delivers Pressure Vessel & Super ODC Cargo From India

    Global Projekt Logistique, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Sri Lanka, has recently successfully transported some pressure vessels and super ODC cargo from India to multiple locations worldwide.

    A pressure vessel is a container designed to hold gases or liquids at a pressure substantially different from the ambient pressure. The definition of a pressure vessel varies from country to country, but involves parameters such as maximum safe operating pressure and temperature, and are engineered with a safety factor, corrosion allowance, minimum design temperature (for brittle fracture), and involve non-destructive testing, such as ultrasonic testing, radiography, and pressure tests, usually involving water, also known as a hydrotest, but could be pneumatically tested involving air or another gas.

    Global Projekt Logistique's scope of work included the on-demand seaworthy lashing and choking of the cargo, the loading of goods onto the vessel, and deliver from factory gate to delivery site.

    This time round, they completed the following movements:

    -Heavy lift pressure vessel loading at the port of Mundra India, the height of 5.1 meters to Tanjung, Pelepas, Malaysia.
    -Handling & delivering of super ODC cargo with a single piece weight of 31 MT and height of 5m, successfully delivered to Arica, Chile.
    -Handling & delivering of super ODC cargo, 11m x 3m x 3.1m ( L x W x H) & 11m x 2.5m x 2m ( L x W x H) in dimension, from Nhava Sheva & Mundra to Cebu , Philippines & Tanjung Pelepas, Malaysia.
    -Pressure vessel with critical timeline delivery, single piece weight of 29 MT, with a dimension of 11.2m x 2.6m x 2.5m ( L x W x H) from Nhava Sheva to Cebu, Philippines.
    -Super ODC cargo, with the height of almost 5m, and a single-piece weight of 31 MT delivered successfully under hook to Tanjung Pelepas, Malaysia.

    Congrats to the Global Projekt Logistique team for the multiple successful deliveries!

  • 30 Sep 2019
    CTO do Brasil Brings Brewery Equipment to Brazil

    CTO do Brasil, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Brazil, recently part-chartered a vessel for the delivery of some brewery equipment.

    There were a total of 56 pieces of equipment, which tallied up to 4625 cbm. The cargo was shipped from Nantong, China to Shanghai, China by barge and then trans-shipped to the main vessel for shipment to Santos, Brazil. After a smooth customs clearance procedure in Brazil, the cargo was then delivered by truck to the final destination Araraquara, SP, around 400km away from the port.

    We hope that there will be some good beer produced there soon! Well done CTO do Brasil team!

  • 30 Sep 2019
    Goodrich Transports Electrode Units from India to Kazakhstan

    Goodrich Central Asia, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Kazakhstan, is proud to share with us another project successfully done and dusted.

    This time the project involved 13 electrode units for ArcelorMittal, and it is the second lot of shipments done, with the first successfully concluded last December. Each unit weighed 40MT and had a dimension of 18.50 x 2.50 x 2.50 meters. Goodrich's scope of work included loading on to the MSC Breakbulk vessel in Chennai Port, India, and then offloading the cargo in Riga, Latvia. From there on, they moved the units via rail all the way through to Termirtao, Kazakhstan.

    Congrats to the Goodrich team and what a long journey!

  • 27 Sep 2019
    CEA Vietnam Ship Tank for Radioactive Waste to Africa

    CEA Project Logistics, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Vietnam recently completed a project for a specialized tank manufactured in China that would be used to store radioactive waste at a facility in Africa.

    CEA Vietnam received the Tank by airfreight via Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Northern Vietnam. The project cargo team at CEA procured all the necessary licenses and clearance before transporting the tank 140 km via road to Hai Phong Port where it was loaded on to the awaiting vessel and shipped to Africa.

    Well done CEA Team,

  • 26 Sep 2019
    Suvari Shipping Delivers 200 Plus Vehicle Units Into Georgia

    Suvari Shipping & Trading, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Turkmenistan, has completed yet another transshipment project from Turkey to Georgia.

    The cargo transported was 226 units of trucks, excavators, machineries and buckets. These totaled up to a volume of 2500 cbm, and weight of 358 MT.

    All vehicles and machinery were discharged from the Ro-Ro, and then re-loaded at Derince Port in Turkey. Thereafter they head to Batumi Port in Georgia. Please see the attached photos and also the operations video for more details.

    Congratulations to the Suvari Team for the successful project!

  • 26 Sep 2019
    Viking Project Logistics Transports Gas Turbine and Generator into Turkey

    Viking Project Logistics, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Algeria, has successfully concluded the transportation of a gas turbine and generator from India to Turkey.

    The main cargo included was a 884 x 653 x 446 cm gas turbine, which weighed 90MT, and a 700 x 390 x 320cm generator, which weighed 64MT. All parts and accessories totaled up to 31 pieces.

    The project took off from Chennai, India and ended in Karabük, Turkey. The cargo was first shipped to Karabük via Derince from Chennai by breakbulk vessel. Viking's scope of work started there-on, from the unloading of goods onto the trucks. Lowbed trucks were provided for the two large units which were 90MT and 64MT, because of their dimensions and weight. After very carefully loading the goods onto the trucks, the trucks were then directed to Karabük with escorts. Viking then continued by finishing the project up to the final factory site in Karabük.

    Congratulations to the Viking Project team for the awesome job!

  • 25 Sep 2019
    Express Global Logistics Moves Rails From Chennai Port To Koyambedu Metro Yard, Chennai

    Express Global Logistics, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for India transported 49,000-meter long rail from Chennai Port, Chennai to Koyambedu Metro Yard, Chennai.
    Single Lot import of 910 bundles weighing 3000MT and 49,000 meter in length was imported at the Chennai port. EXG conducted an in-depth inspection at the site before the unloading of cargo to identify and rectify any challenges ahead. EXG especially fabricated the rail clamps and beams to mobilize efficiently and safe handling of Grade Head Hardened (HH) Rails. The movement was critical because RDSO (Research Designs and Standards Organization, R&D Organization of Indian Railways) were to be implemented during execution and the same was integrated into the operation for conformity of standards.

    The mobilization of rails was restricted during the day and hence EXG had to schedule compete for delivery following night movements. Operators were working continuously on alternate shifts to complete the lifts for loading and unloading of the shipment using a spreader. Delivery from the port was done on extendable long trailers to comply with our Japanese client’s norms. EXG is pleased to announce that movement of 3000MT, 1080 Grade Head Hardened (HH) Rails for Chennai Metro Rail Limited, Chennai. Express Global Logistics topped off the project within the stipulated time period without compromising the safety and quality of work.

    Congratulations from Project Logistics Alliance Team

  • 25 Sep 2019
    Barrus Projects Delivery The Equipment To The Construction Site Of The Amur Gas Processing Plant (1st phase).

    Barrus Projects, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Russia and Kazakhstan is taking an active part in the construction of the Amur Gas Processing Plant (AGPP) in Svobodniy, Amur Region, Russian Federation.

    The Amur Gas Processing Plant (AGPP), being built by Gazprom -Pererabotka Blagoveshchensk LLC together with NIPIGAZ JSC (SIBUR), will become the largest natural gas processing plant in Russia and the second largest in the world. The plant will be an important link in the technological chain of future supplies of natural gas to China through the “Power of Siberia” gas pipeline.

    Barrus Projects team together with their Chinese partner COSCO SHIPPING Project Logistics successfully completed the complex delivery of equipment (1st phase) for the needs of CPECC (China Petroleum Engineering & Construction Corporation) from the ports of Zhangjiagang and Tianjin in China to a specialized pier of the Amur Gas Processing Plant on the Zeya River, Amur Region with a total volume of 10 431 freight tons.

    Main ODCs:
    1. Depropanization Column: 54,5m х 6,52m х 7,05m / 259 mt.
    2. Debutanizer Column: 47,7m х 5,07m х 5,58m. / 135 mt.
    3. Flare Ko Drums: 13,5m х 5,0m х 5,55m / 73 mt.
    4. Feed Gas Drying Adsorbers: 15m х 6,15m х 6,23m / 258 mt.
    One of the most critical and dangerous operations as part of the project was the offloading of oversized cargo (OOG) in the seaport of De Kastri from the MV BBC “Mont Blanc” sea vessel to 5 (five) barge towing units, ownership of the Amur Shipping Company JSC.

    All transshipment, placement and securing of goods operations were carried out by specialists of Barrus Projects. To add, Barrus Projects also carried out full customs clearance service for that consignment.

    All works have been successfully completed and cargo was delivered to the pier of the Amur Gas Processing Plant on time, according to the schedule of construction of the Amur GPP. Part of equipment delivered by Barrus Projects has already been installed at the job site of the Amur GPP:

    We also invite you to watch another video here:

    There is a lot of future work to be done in this region of the Russian Federation by Barrus Projects both in the remaining 2019 and in 2020-2024 for the needs of the Amur Gas Processing Plant and other clients, which they are very much looking forward to!

    Congratulations from the Project Logistics Alliance Team!

  • 25 Sep 2019
    Fresh News on AGL Lock Gate Project

    Already in September 2016 AGL member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Germany, Russia and Mongolia reported on the huge Lock Gate Project consisting of about 160 special/heavy-lift transports from suppliers place to the north seaport. Meanwhile, after 3 years of constant operation the 1st phase of the project is coming to the end and nearly all items have been moved to assembly area.

    During the operation AGL was faced with several challenges. Especially the actual situation for transport permits on the german road for really huge items needed AGL’s full attention. Roadworks and bridge constructions very often forced AGL to change the routing or to switch over the complete movement concept from road transport only to combined road/barge transport.

    The same happened just a few days ago. Due to the non-availability of workable routing on road AGL decided to change the way of transport and redirected trucks to the inland port of Haldesleben. After arrival, the units have been loaded by crawler crane into the waiting barge for the 2nd leg to the assembly area.

    The cargo consisted of following units:
    2 Units // each 2300 x 445 x 384 cms // each 76 tons
    2 Units // each 2300 x 476 x 384 cms // each 76 tons

    AGL is happy to share a few pics from the operation in Haldesleben. Thanks also to AGLs subcontractor Bohnet for the good operation and performance!

  • 25 Sep 2019
    New Member For Slovakia!

    The Project Logistics Alliance is delighted to introduce a new member representing Slovakia. ESA Logistika is one of the leading logistic companies present in four central European countries (Czech and the Slovak Republic, Poland, Hungary).

    The key aim of ESA Logistika is creating value for business of any size, looking to drive efficiencies quickly and over the long-term through transportation, and logistics solutions. For more than 25 years, clients have turned to Esa for ways to run a smarter business due to their knowledge and experience in the industry. Project logistics is an important part of the ESA Logistika of the EPC construction, reconstruction and renovation work in the gas, petrochemical and energy industry;

    ESA is a provider of project logistics with the following characteristics: expert knowledge, wide network of international contacts, credibility of well-established European operator, precise and well-timed planning, proven long-term suppliers, experience with logistics for extensive industrial projects and units, organisational skills, absolute security compliance, compliance with time schedule of transport and other logistics operations.

    Their team is possessing outstanding expertise in Planning of cargo transport, road transport, sea container transport, operations in ports, bulk cargo, ferry boat transport, inland waterway transport, air transport, relocation of machines, expert supervision, worldwide system of export and import “from door to door” management of customs and other administrative requirements, and insurance.

    The company prepares tailor-made solutions for each customer and their needs. Therefore, among other things, extraordinary attention is paid to innovation and the continuous development of technologies and processes.

    Welcome to the Project Logistics Alliance, ESA Logistika!

  • 24 Sep 2019
    SAL Semi-Liner Serving Africa

    MV Lone, reactors, up to 1719 tons each, up to 45 x 8 x 8 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

  • 24 Sep 2019
    Goodrich Handles Dismantled Crawlers for Kazakhstan

    Goodrich Central Asia LLP, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Kazakhstan, recently handled a project shipment of a batch of dismantled used crawler cranes for their client in Kazakhstan.

    The goods were shipped from the clients storage depots in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait to Port Aktau, from where the receivers made their own arrangements to customs clear and transport the shipment to their Kazakhstan base. Goodrich's scope of work included the following:

    - Surveying and the tally of each item.
    - Recommending and supervising the operations, so that proper packing was done as required for safe transport.
    - Evaluating economical routes complying with the receivers in house quality procedures.
    - Multimodal transport arrangements for the timely execution of the project.

    The total volume of this shipment was approx. 575 MT / 1600 CBM, and it was concluded with success.

    Nicely done Goodrich team!