21 Dec 2018
Recently Project Logistics Alliance member for Egypt, First Global Logistics successfully won the project to transport some drilling equipment for CROSCO, Integrated Drilling & Welling Services Co. Ltd. First Global has gained vast experiences due to their focus on the oil field industry, and with their cost effective and in-time-delivery proposal, they were the only company that gained approval from CROSCO for the project.
The drilling equipment must be delivered door to door from client site in Egypt to Croatia. As the cargo was too heavy and big to use normal containers, the competitions all proposed using standard breakbulk solutions. However, after a detailed study, First Global decided on using 40' open top high and 40' flat rack containers, which were shipped to Koper port Slovenia in a shorter transit time and delivered on-carriage from there to Zagreb, Croatia. This not only saved time but proved to be a cheaper solution.
The cargo consisted of:
VFD Control Unit â€“Hydrill unit â€“Saddles â€“ other Petroleum drilling& piping tools
Equipment Used : 2*40'OTs â€“2*40'Flat Rack Containers
VFD Control Dimensions : 7.5*2.5*3.25 m ( 15 tons )
Piping dimensions : 10.5*2.4*2.95 m (22 tons)
In addition to the brilliant plan, First Global also took care of sending the empty containers to CROSCO's site in Borg El Arab, Alexandria, the loading of the cargo by mobile cranes, stuffing and lashing, the handling in Alexandria Port, sea freight to Koper, Slovenia, and then the on-carriage to Zagreb, Croatia.
Congratulations to First Global for the brilliantly executed project!
20 Dec 2018
Grand Arabia, Project Logistics Alliance member for Jordan and Iraq, recently completed the DAP delivery of two transformers from Aqaba Port to Al Safawi Solar project site in Jordan.
Grand Arabia managed everything from sending the budgetary cost for all services and customs due six months in advance to shipment arrival, to completing the road studies, customs clearance, insurance, as well as the transportation from Aqaba Port to the project site located 450 KM, and also the off loading of 220 MT cargo with crane.
Congratulations to Grand Arabia for the successful project!
19 Dec 2018
Express Global Logistics, Project Logistics Alliance member for India recently celebrated the 35th anniversary of their Employee Credit Society Ltd. We are very happy to see our members leading the path to a better work place, and setting an example for fellow companies.
Express Global Logistics Pvt Ltd. Employees Co-op Credit Society Ltd. on November, 03 celebrated its 35th Aniversary at Mumbai, India.
The Express Global Logistics Pvt. Ltd. Employees Co-op Credit Society Ltd was formed in1983, with willing support from the company management with the main purpose of establishing a financial trust that will cater to two financial requirements of employees : to save money and to loan money in case of emergency. The objective of the Society is to introduce and expand educational facilities for the welfare of the employeeâ€™s children and to evolve, promote, manage and run any scheme like medical relief, Maternity Benefits for the employees.
It was a proud moment for all Society members and truly represented their cooperative spirit. The event was a grand success with several dignitaries participating and gracing the occasion with their presence. The event was made memorable by THE GREAT MELODIES orchestra with some soulful singing, dance and other variety entertainment programmes.
The Society honoured Mr Vinod R. Gandhi, Ex Officio Chairman of Express Global Logistics Pvt. Ltd Employees Co-op Credit Society Ltd, with the Lifetime Achievement recognition for his noteworthy contribution to the logistics sector and to various other social causes. A memento was presented by Mr Ashwin Dani to Mr Vinod R. Gandhi on the occasion.
The Society expressed its deepest gratitude to the special guests and dignitaries who graced the occasion and also to all the Society members and their families who participated in making the event a grand success. The Society thanked all the sponsors, the Organising Committee and Souvenir Committee for ably organising the event, said a release.
18 Dec 2018
During the Caspian river season, Project Logistics Alliance member Suvari Shipping also managed to transport some fabricated tank materials and parts of steel structure to Aktau, Kazakhstan.
The cargo was picked up from Derince, Turkey, and loaded onto 3 vessels. There were a total of 250 pieces, and the volume was 7500 CBM, 8687 MTs. Suvari Shipping handled the transshipment from the ocean vessel to the river vessel, and also prepared the stowing plan bv RMRS, as well as all documents from Russian customs formalities.
Everything was delivered safely on time.
Well done Suvari Shipping!
18 Dec 2018
FLS Projects Thailand, member of Project Logistics Alliance, recently delivered another batch of spools for an ongoing project from Laem Chabang, Thailand to Houston, USA.
This time the cargo included four pieces and FLS took care of the port handling and vessel chartering on behalf of the client.
The main challenge here was that the cargo was not suitable for shipment on flat racks. FLS Projectâ€™s chartering desk found a suitable vessel within the clients budget and required schedule. This fully displayed the philosophy from FLS that no matter if big or small lot, they will transport it with pleasure! Please don't hesitate to contact them for any projects regarding Thailand - Vietnam - Australia - Singapore - Indonesia - Taiwan- USA and now in Malaysia as well!
Congrats FLS Team!
17 Dec 2018
Project Logistics Alliance member for Turkey, Bati Group has shipped more than 50 transformers out of Turkey in the year of 2018 and has already been awarded 5 further shipments for 2019. These transformers can range from a small as 1 ton to 300 tons, and for Bati Group, each one counts. They have successfully delivered these significant and valuable cargoes to their final locations. The last unit was a medium-sized transformer which was moved from Turkey to Armenia. It weighed 100 tons and had a volume of 215 cbm.
This port-to-door transportation was executed by lowbed trailer and it will be routed via Georgia. The mountain roads constituted the biggest challenge in this operation, but after thorough supplier evaluation, it was completed successfully.
Congratulations to Bati Group, and may 2019 bring more projects their way!
17 Dec 2018
Project Logistics Alliance members Alexander Global Logistics and Kenya Heavy Industry Logistics recently moved two large fire engines from Austria to Kenya. The vehicles are to be utilised for the pipeline industry in Nairobi and were transported on terms DDP to Nairobi, Kenya.
Thanks to the superior performance on the fire engine transport project into Mongolia two years ago, AGLâ€™s office in Bremen, Germany and fellow partner Kenya Heavy Industry Logistics were awarded this shipment.
The project involved the organisation of the sea freight by RO/RO-service up to Port Mombasa, Kenya, the surveying, cargo protection and guards while the vehicles traveled from Mombasa to Nairobi, as well as the customs clearances at all borders, etc.
This project proves again working together is always better, congrats on the the successful collaboration!
15 Dec 2018
The Project Logistics Alliance is introducing KSP Shipping & Logistics as our new member for Nigeria!
KSP is offering a broad range of services including Supply Chain Management, Freight/Global Logistics Services, Project Cargo Handling, Ship Agency & Management, Breakbulk, Customs Clearance and total logistics support in Import/ Export. Operations are handled under the slogan â€œLocal presence! Global minded!â€
Customers of KSP are offered a truly integrated network distribution chain that is tailored to the specific needs of each customer individually. The focus on an excellent service can be highlighted as well as a flawless track record for projects under several challenging conditions.
For more information, please get in contact with Kola Aderibigbe:
Tel: +23 4817 7779 993
M: +23 4802 2922 624, +23 4817 4412 222
A warm welcome to our latest member, KSP Shipping & Logistics!
14 Dec 2018
Project Logistics Alliance Member for Taiwan, Jet Global recently transported a set of machinery from Taiwan to Spain. The cargo was loaded in Kaohsiung Port, and consisted of 4 mean parts with the following dimension and weight:
1) 10.15 x 4.72 x 4.10(M)/85T main machine
2) 5.46 x 3.81 x 3.10(M)/16T uncoiler
3) 5.82 x 3.35 x 3.01(M)/8T operator stand
4) 3.10 x 2.60 x 2.77 (M)/4 machine cover and other accessories
Everything was unloaded in the port of Bilbao successfully. Great job Jet Global Team!
13 Dec 2018
Project Logistics Alliance member Alexander Global Logistics handled another shipment on behalf of one of their customers till FOB Hamburg port.
Ocean freight was under the scope of the consignee who fixed BBC vessel for loading at Hamburg Port.
The cargo was loaded by mobile crane at the inland port of Berlin onto 2 barges. Operations were successfully finished within 2 days ops without any problems. The barges need 5 days T/T as earlier planned and arrived at the loading terminal on the last possible day. The heavy lift vessel was already prepared for loading ops and cargo loading was performed directly ex barge onto ocean vessel.
The cargo volume is as follow:
24 x PQE Units / each 1800 x 165 x 200 / each 21 tons
2 x Lifting Device for PQE
4 x PQE Units / each 1800 x 165 x 200 / each 21 tons
6 x TLX / each 935 x 254 x 348 / each 54 tons
2 x Lifting Device for PQE
1xTLX / 935x254x348 / 54 tons was moved by truck from Berlin to Hamburg due to late readiness. The low bed truck was unloaded at Hamburg Terminal directly by ships gear.
Everything was completed in order despite the tight schedule, congrats to AGL on the just in time delivery.
12 Dec 2018
The Project Logistics Alliance is growing. Today we would like to introduce WAIVER LOGISTICS to you. They have recently joined our expert network, representing Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay.
WAIVER was founded in 1989, initially acting in the area of customs management and consulting and has become, over the years, a national benchmark in excellence in the operation of logistics projects involving special import and export regimes.
Since its foundation, the company has been standing out as an international freight forwarder specializing in offering differentiated logistics solutions as well as its ability to understand and interact with the most complex customs regimes in other countries. With a presence in mainly Latin American countries, WAIVER manages to respond to differentiated and individual customer needs.
WAIVER Group believes in the importance of investing in its professionals as well as in the strong qualification of a multidisciplinary team, formed by more than 170 employees in the countries where it operates.
Welcome to the Project Logistics Alliance, WAIVER LOGISTICS!
12 Dec 2018
As the Caspian river season is coming to an end, Project Logistics Alliance member Suvari Shipping has concluded the project for delivering an oil rig from Iskenderun, Turkey to Aktau, Kazakhstan.
The cargo consisted of 125 pieces, with volume of 9000 CBM, and a weight of 1679 Mts. All were delivered safely. The scope of the project included chartering the most appropriate river-type of vessels for the oil-well rigs, preparing the stowing plans for all vessels, handling cargoes with special equipments and by shore crane, preparing all documents for Russian customs formalities and delivering safely to Aktau.
Congratulations Suvari Shipping for the successful project!
11 Dec 2018
Bati Group, Project Logistics Alliance member for Turkey recently succesfully completed a barge onto vessel project. The M/V Rolldock Star vessel arrived in Istanbul, Turkey for the float-in operation to load a jack up barge, which weighed 934 tons. The operation itself was quite challenging, however it ran smoothly thanks to the asisstance of the Rolldock Engineering Group. After the Rolldock vessel arrived, it was navigated to the anchorage area and began submerging.
While it was submerging, Bati positioned the barge for the float-in operation and managed to float in the barge within the estimated time frame. The lashing of the barge took another 6 hours, securing everything in position and preparing the vessel for sailing. The operation lasted a full day, including the lashing time of the Rolldock vessel. In the end, the Rolldock Star embarked on its journey to Calais, France, proundly carrying the barge on board. Well done Bati Group for the excellent handling and operations!
11 Dec 2018
We are happy to announce that our member FLS Projects USA team has moved into a newly renovated office location. They are now ready to meet clients and partners! You can find their office in Houston at 50 Briar Hollow Ln, Suite 405W, Houston, TX 77027.
Congratulations from the Project Logistics Alliance for the move!!!
10 Dec 2018
Project Logistics Alliance Member Gulf Agency Company (GAC) recently moved a batch of sea freight shipments from Korea to Dammam. This was a combination of breakbulk as well as flat rack and normal containerized shipments. The scope of work included transportation, custom clearance and ocean freight.