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  • 19 Jun 2019
    C.H. Robinson Transports Large Tank from Turkey to Argentina

    C.H. Robinson, member of the Project logistics Alliance for Canada, Singapore and USA, recently arranged to transport a large horizontal cryogenic steel tank measuring 19.28 L x 4.57 W x 4.95 H meters (63′ 3″ x 15′ x 16′ 3″) from Turkey to Argentina. The shipper needed to move the cryogenic tank first from the factory in Turkey to the Port of Gemlik and then on to the customer in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Fellow PLA member, Actanis Project Cargo, handled the land transportation from Maltepe to the Port of Gemlik in Turkey where C.H. Robinson took over, overseeing loading onto ocean vessel and trucking to site in Argentina.

    Experts considered various modal options and routes, ultimately deciding to move the breakbulk-sized tank on a container vessel that offered the most direct routing available. As a market leader in major global trade lanes, C.H. Robinson was able to secure the capacity needed for the cryogenic tank. Loading and securing onto the vessel required careful coordination from local experts.

    Using multiple slings, the tank was lifted by shore crane and transferred directly from a low bed truck to the ship’s hold. Once in place, the crew carefully lashed and wedged the tank in place using dunnage to secure and steady it throughout the ocean voyage. The tank was also fully tarped to keep it dry and protected during the passage. All loading operations were conducted under the supervision of an appointed marine warranty surveyor.

    Once the vessel arrived in Buenos Aires, C.H. Robinson had project logistics experts on the scene to oversee the unloading process. Thanks to their vigilant planning, the handoff to the consignee went off without a hitch—despite the oversized dimensions.

    Congratulations from The Project Logistics Alliance Team!

  • 18 Jun 2019
    LoadLine is expert in reefer and cold-chain shipments

    Project Logistics Alliance member LoadLine from Morocco has been appointed as agent for EasyFresh in Morocco territory. This proves LoadLine's expertise in reefer and cold-chain shipments. In case of interest in collaboration, please send your request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • 18 Jun 2019
    FLS Projects Moves 4 Catamarans Into The Persian Gulf

    FLS Projects Singapore handled the transport of 4 catamarans from a shipyard in South East Asia into the Persian Gulf. With delays in cargo readiness and the target arrival date unchanged, FLS Projects Singapore was constrained in its options available. Nonetheless, a vessel with a “right fit” was chartered arriving ahead of schedule. FLS anticipated congestion of 2 days at Port of Discharge and coordinated with the consignee and owner’s agent, 1 month prior to arrival, to arrange for priority berth.

    This successfully averted costly vessel detention for the client and prevented delays to the owner’s other cargo.

    Great job, Team FLS!

  • 17 Jun 2019
    Andina Freight Completes Full Charter Job from Inland Peru to Italy and Ukraine.

    Andina Freight SA, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Chile and Peru, recently completed a grand project of a full pipeline equipment from Peru to Italy and Ukraine. Andina's scope of work started right at the source, from route surveying to operations planning and the execution of inland transportation from Cusco to Pisco Port, Peru. This inland route is considered to be one of the most difficult routes in the country.

    The shipment itself included more than 150 pieces of equipment, weighing up to 2500 MT and totalling up to 7500 cbm. It took a whole month to complete all operations, however Andina managed to finish without delay, matching with the estimated laycan of the shipping line. This was essential in ensuring the overall project schedule and keeping the costs within planning.

    We would like to thank Andina for this exciting piece of news, and say a huge congrats!

  • 14 Jun 2019
    Europrim Shipping reaches Top 10 in IATA report for 2018

    Our member Europrim Shipping is proudly sharing the latest IATA 2018 results. In Romania, where they are representing the Project Logistics Alliance, they are listed as the first 100% Romanian owned company in the Top 10 of Freight Forwarders which are dominated by multinational companies.

    Regardless of the percentage of the Romanian export airfreight market share, Europrim is proud to have reached this position and is giving credits to their hard-working airfreight team which enabled the company to overpass many competitors, no matter if large multinationals or local forwarders.

    Congratulations from the Project Logistics Alliance Team!

  • 13 Jun 2019
    Grand Arabia Transports Transformers and DVR in Jordan

    Grand Arabia Forwarding & Logistics Services, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Iraq and Jordan, recently completed the DAP delivery of some heavy machinery within Jordan.

    The delivery was part of the project Al Shoubak Wind Farm 45/M in Jordan, and Grand Arabia was in charge of the scope of work from Aqaba port to the end delivery site. The materials transported were transformers and accessories from Spain, and DVR's from USA. For an idea of the volume of the transport, please see attached photos.

    Congratulations Grand Arabia for the participation on this project!

  • 12 Jun 2019
    Project Logistics Alliance Members Strike Again!

    When a leading OEM in the mining industry approached Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) to design a solution to mobilize 24 of the world’s largest dump trucks to the world’s largest copper mine in Punta Rincon, Panama, AGL was fit and quick to the task.

    THE CHALLENGE The customer had already delivered 6 units to the mine site, but soon learned it needed to improve its processes and delivery methodology. In lieu of the size and weight of these units, the customer normally assembles each truck near the mine site in any part of the world. In this case, Manzanillo, Panama. The components are shipped from all over the world. The major equipment such as the chassis and substructure are exported from the United States. The dump bodies are manufactured in Colombia. The rims are exported from Canada, along with other cargoes from Europe and global origins.
    The original assembly area in Manzanillo, Panama presented numerous challenges for the customer. The assembly area was not paved, therefore during periods of heavy rain, there were many work stoppages which created delays to the delivery schedule. The assembly area was inside of a major port terminal in Manzanillo. There were many delays to the delivery schedule due to port congestion and prioritization of other ocean-going vessels.
    In addition to delays inherent with the assembly location, the original shipping method had limitations and a high-risk profile relating to handling during load and unload operations. To reach the mine site, the units are too big for over the road transport and can only be delivered by barge transport. The original barge layout design allowed for only one dump truck to be delivered at a time. The barge loading and unloading plans were also less than ideal as it related to the safety of the cargo. There was a better method.

    THE SOLUTION Alexander Global Logistics and partners in the Project Logistics Alliance designed a solution that addressed all of the challenges. AGL partnered with Project Logistics Alliance members C.H. Robinson Project Logistics and ILG Panama. ILG’s local expertise and reputation in Panama was invaluable in designing a solution for the customer. After visiting and inspecting several assembly area alternatives, the team agreed to Pier 6 inside of the port of Colon, Panama. Pier 6 has 10000 square meters of cement paved area with barge access. It is also fully secured.
    The barge slip had not been used for many years and the port had no records of the construction and stability of the cement ramp. As part of the risk assessment, the team contracted AECOM to perform a Geotechnical and Hydrographic study to affirm the integrity of the cement ramps and sustain the weight of the truck during the barge roll on operation. Based on the results of the study, C.H. Robinson was tasked to manufacture special steel ramps designed to sustain the weight of the truck and bypass the cement ramp during the barge roll on operation.
    As part of the solution, a 5000-ton barge, the Rafael Arosemena III, was chartered long term from Canal Barges exclusively to service the project. C.H. Robinson worked with long time partner, Transportes Montejo of Colombia to provide all engineering services related to the ramps, barge ballasting, and roll on and roll off operations. The barge required modifications and enhancements to perform. The barge was taken to dry dock in Cartagena, Colombia to prepare it for the 12-month project. Talleres Industriales of Panama completed the work and has supported with maintenance thereafter. The first of 12 voyages containing 2 trucks were delivered on June 17, 2018, in Punta Rincon, Panama. Shipping 2 trucks at a time was a differentiator and a contributing reason to make a business case for change to the original delivery method.

    THE PROJECT Delivering the assembled trucks to Punta Rincon was only a part of the project. AGL assembled a great team and was the primary control tower for all communications and project management. C.H. Robinson supported all of the North American deliveries to Panama. Transborder of Colombia, the 4th Project Logistics Alliance member involved in the project, was in charge of coordinating the export of the dump bodies from Barranquilla to Panama. ILG of Panama received all of the globally sourced cargoes and managed the deliveries to the assembly area at pier 6 in Colon, Panama.

    Many sub-vendors and carriers supported the project. Gratitude is extended to:
    Ports of Virginia
    Seaboard Marine
    Guy M Turner
    Transportes Montejo
    Roda of Panama
    Talleres Industriales
    Canal Barges
    Meyers Tugs
    Salerno Cranes

    Many individuals and companies contributed to the success of this project.The leadership of project owner Alexander Global Logistics, together with their partners of C.H. Robinson Project Logistics and ILG Logistics, kept the team focused and on track throughout the project. We look forward to the next project. Panama a place where logistics world-class solutions can be performed.

  • 11 Jun 2019
    Timing was essential for C.H. Robinson client’s massive worldwide shipments

    C.H Robinson, member of Project Logistics Alliance for Canada, USA, Singapore when one of their customer needed to move very large natural gas equipment around the world—with some tricky requirements attached—C.H. Robinson’s nimble project logistics team rose to the challenge to provide detailed planning and outstanding service, helping guarantee safe and unhampered relocation.

    In late 2018, a customer contracted with C.H. Robinson to transport liquefied natural gas (LNG) equipment from various international and domestic locations to Texas City, Texas. Needed for a plant upgrade, the equipment included two vaporizers, one storage tank, two pump skids, and two valve modules, along with various other equipment.

    Altogether, the volume of the shipments was 1,200 cubic meters, and the total weight was 208 metric tons; the largest piece of equipment measured 23.8 L x 3.7 W x 3.8 H meters, and the heaviest piece weighed an astonishing 83,915 kilograms. Despite the truly impressive size of this equipment, C.H. Robinson’s project logistics experts were able to collaborate with the customer to create a transparent moving strategy that drew on comprehensive multimodal transportation resources for oversize freight.

    One of the more difficult pieces to transport was an LN2 vaporizer from Massachusetts. Because this was a sensitive piece of industrial equipment, moving it involved clearing several regulatory hurdles. Here, C.H. Robinson worked with several local agencies and authorities to obtain permits and secure police escorts through many different states, paving the way for a smooth, unimpeded 12-day trip.

    Another challenge was arranging the sequential transportation of each unit from the Port of Houston, Texas, to the final destination site in Texas City. Per requirements, the site had to receive the equipment in a particular order, with each piece arriving on specific days and even at specific times. Thanks to C.H. Robinson’s careful organization and coordination among shipper, carriers, and receivers, the equipment was delivered without any issues or delays.

    Indeed, our customer’s past experience with the project logistics specialists at C.H. Robinson gave them the confidence our local experts in each location could help manage their freight, resolve problems in real time, and provide the timely results this move required. Needless to say, the customer was not disappointed: all cargo arrived in good condition—in the proper order—ready to get to work.

    With another project completed, C.H. Robinson looks forward to continuing to provide this valued customer with all the project logistics solutions they need through our full suite of global services.

    Great job C.H Robinson!

  • 11 Jun 2019

    In this edition of "5 Minutes with" FLS is interviewing James Muruthi, the General Manager of FLS Projects Singapore. James shares his career path in FLS and sheds light on some future plans. Happy reading!

  • 10 Jun 2019
    Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) wins multiple awards

    UAE based Project Logistics Alliance member Fleet Line Shipping Services LLC bagged back to back awards from CMA-CGM and Hapag-Lloyd for their best performer of the year 2018.

    We are proud to have Fleet Line Shipping as part of our network, congratulations from the entire Project Logistics Alliance-Team!

  • 07 Jun 2019
    Barrus Projects Transports Mineral Fertiliser Plant Equipment to Uzbekistan

    Barrus Projects, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Kazakhstan, is proud to share with us one of their most successful projects completed. This project involved the delivery of one of the heaviest cargoes in the history of Uzbekistan transportation, and was for a new mineral fertiliser production plant in Navoiazot JSC, Uzbekistan.

    The delivery took place over a period of 16 months, from September 2017 to December 2018. A total of 7980 MT, 35.800 cbm of equipment was transported to the site in Navoi, Uzbekistan.

    The Cargo:

    - Ammonia converter column: 422 MT, 27,780 x 4,290 x 5000 mm

    - Auxiliary boiler: 240 MT, 12,700 x 8,700 x 10,720 mm

    - CO2 adsorber: 360 MT, 49 080 x 6 100 x 6 760 mm

    - CO2 stripper: 269 MT, 52 540 x 7 100 x 7 490 mm

    The Special Routing:

    The equipment was delivered from the shipping ports by a crane ship to the port of Constanta, Romania, where it was reloaded from a sea vessel to river-sea vessels and towing trains. Reloading of the oversized and heavy cargo was carried out via transhipment at sea. Then the equipment was delivered through the Volga-Don Shipping Canal and the Caspian Sea to the port of Kuryk, Kazakhstan.

    All equipment was unloaded in Kuryk at the berth of the production base of the Caspian shipyard “ERSAI” using a 1000 tons crane. After unloading and customs transit clearance, the equipment was delivered by road from Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan to the construction site of Navoiazot.

    The Challenges:

    The main difficulties in land transportation of the oversized and heavy cargo, which were masterfully overcome by the Barrus Projects in-house engineering team, included the substantial length of the route - 2000 km from the port of Kuryk to the construction site in Navoi, the poor conditions of the roads, partial legs of dirt roads, and more than 100 bridge structures, many of which were in precarious conditions.

    Barrus Projects carried out a set of jobs on preparing the route for transportation and bringing the road infrastructure to a set standard - 30 bridges were repaired and strengthened, 2 bridges were reconstructed, a bypass bridge was built, the turning radii extended and approximately 10 km of bypass roads were built.

    However, the biggest challenge lay in the transportation of the ammonia converter column of 422 tons and an auxiliary boiler 11 meters high. Due to the height restriction of the railway overpass, a 6.5 km long bypass road had to be built for the transportation of the auxiliary boiler. Furthermore, disengagement and dismantling of power lines was required along the way.

    To ensure the possibility of transporting the ammonia converter column, which weighed 422 tons, via bridge structures requiring the minimisation of axial loads, Barrus Projects engineers used a transport scheme featuring two modular trailers with 22 axes and turntables. Due to the fact that the length of the ammonia converter column casing was not sufficient to knead the load on two trailers, Barrus Projects engineers designed a special girder frame, which covered the column during transportation. Moreover, because increased requirements were imposed on the strength of its structure, the girder frame was ordered and manufactured in Germany at the Thyssenkrupp plant, after which it was delivered and assembled in Kuryk.

    All in all, the client was extremely pleased with the Barrus Projects team’s professionalism and expertise, timely delivery of cargo and a fully tailored end-to-end solution to such a serious logistical challenge. To watch some highlights on this extremely complex project, please visit Barrus Projects Youtube Channel:

    The Project Logistics Alliance is proud to have such capable members on board!

  • 06 Jun 2019
    Gianti Logistics Adds New Facilities for Handling Heavy OOG Cargo

    Gianti Logistics, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Georgia, has a strong focus on owned assets in order to provide customers with the best service and performance possible. The company owns a transport fleet of over 100 units as well as various logistics facilities. Such as tilt, containerized and flatbed trailers; low loaders; multi axle hydraulic modular trailers, hydraulic jacks, sliding systems and other special equipment for out of gauge/heavy lift cargo.

    They are now happy to share that they have added even more new logistics facilities for handling heavy and OOG cargo. The additions include paper roll clamps, a forklift with elephant nose, and stoppers for safe storage of pipes. All of these are now available at the Gianti Terminal.

    Please don't hesitate to contact them if you have any need for such services.

  • 05 Jun 2019
    Alexander Global Logistics Transports Several Cranes within Germany

    Alexander Global Logistics (AGL), member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Germany, Russia and Iran and Mongolia recently transported several crane girders ex factory to end consignee in western Germany. This consignment was carried out on behalf of one of their customers Scheffer Krantechnik, who requested to move again several crane systems within Germany ex-factory.

    Scheffer is one of the world’s market leaders for their own manufactured swing-free tensioning and in-house manufactured crane and magnet lifting technology. They offer outstanding advantages like short cycle times, pinpoint accuracy and increased personnel and machine safety. For further details please see:

    With regards to this delivery, the biggest items AGL moved are as follows:

    1 Girder / 38580 x 2190 x 2390mm / 28,0 tons

    1 Girder / 38580 x 800 x 2390mm / 25,0 tons

    1 Girder / 38610 x 2286 x 2425mm / 33,3 tons

    3 Girder Bridges / 30.600 x 1900 x 2000mm / each 14,7 tons

    A small highlight and big challenge was that due to the length of the units, and the positioning at the final unloading place, it was necessary to move backwards over a distance of around 2,5km to get into the street where the unloading place is connected to.

    The AGL team is however happy to conclude that it was a success! Great job guys!

  • 04 Jun 2019
    MEL Logistics Completes Project Delivery to Italy

    MEL Logistics AS, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Azerbaijan, recently completed in May a heavy cargo delivery from Turkey to Cesena, Italy. The dimensions of the cargo was: 13500 x 3500 x 3570 mm with weight 69,600 KG and 13000 x 2800 x 1200 mm with weight 36,000 KG. Mel Logistics transported the cargo with 8 full trucks and 2 lowbeds.

    Keep up the good work guys!

  • 04 Jun 2019
  • 04 Jun 2019
    First member for Liberia!

    A little while ago already, our first member for Liberia has joined the Project Logistics Alliance. We would like to extend a warm welcome to Sayminee Express Services. With the mission to dedicate themselves to provide a unique logistics experience that is effective, stress-free and utmost professional, they are the right partner for your projects in Liberia.

    Sayminee has outstanding expertise in project handling. To get in touch with the team, please send your request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Welcome to the Project Logistics Alliance, Sayminee!

  • 03 Jun 2019
     Delpa Shipping and Logistics Transports Dismantled Crawler Crane

    Delpa Shipping and Logistics, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Greece, recently completed the transportation of a dismantled crawler crane. After being dismantled, there were a total of 56 pieces which weighed a sum of 700 MT, and had a volume of 2000cbm. The maximum weight of a single unit was 80MT.

    Delpa's scope of work included:

    - Transport method studying and planning

    - Pre-loading inspection

    - Stowage planning

    - Loading / Lashing / Attendance

    - Chartering a gearless ship

    - Acting as ship’s agency at discharging port

    - Discharging attendance / coordination

    - Port handling

    - On carriage transport of normal and special cargo to the final destination

    Congratulations Delpa on the continuous high performance!

  • 31 May 2019
    Viking Project Logistics Delivers New Lot to St. Petersburg

    Viking Project Logistics, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Algeria, recently completed another lot of delivery from Izmir to St. Petersburg.

    The cargo took up 7 x 40 Flat racks and had a volume of 11.40 x 4.20 x 2.97 meters. Each unit weighted 24 MT. Maersk Shipping Line executed the shipment.

    Great Job Viking Project Logistics!

  • 31 May 2019
    Delpa Shipping & Transport Completes Transport of Wind Turbine Generators

    Member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Greece, Delpa Shipping & Transport recently completed the project of transporting 4 wind turbine generators. Each tower had a weight of 47MT and a maximum length of 30 meters.

    Delpa's scope of work included:

    - Pre-carriage of the OOG items to the port of loading

    - Port handling

    - Loading / Lashing / Securing

    - Surveyor services

    - Ship Chartering

    - Handling at destination

    - Coordination of discharging operation and delivery

    Please see attached photos for more details, and a big congrats to Delpa for the successful project!

  • 30 May 2019
    The Project Logistics Alliance Announces Unique Cooperation with Turkish Airlines

    The Project Logistics Alliance Team is extremely proud to announce Turkish Airlines as an official sponsor for our 3rd Annual Meeting, which will take place on October 13th - 16th, 2019 in Istanbul. For our event, Turkish Airlines is offering a discount code to all delegates. All our members & partners are eligible and will receive promotional discounts on their tickets booked with Turkish airlines.

    To our best knowledge, this promotion is the first of its kind among logistics networks, and it is part of our commitment to maximize the benefits that our members get from the network. To learn more, please log-in to our website and use the link provided in our event section. The promotion code will enable you to select any airport in the world that is served by Turkish Airlines and is valid for the person traveling as well as their spouse.

    More information is provided for members on our website in the event section. For any kind of questions and uncertainties, please get in touch with our team.

  • 29 May 2019
    Logistics Plus Delivers MVA to Lithuania

    Logistics Plus, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for China, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey safely delivered the first 300 MVA (204 metric ton) transformers from door Balikesir, Turkey to door Vilnius, Lithuania.

    Congrats Logistics Plus

  • 28 May 2019
    Freightplus Thailand's Michael Andrews On Niche Positioning and Network Value

    Fellow project expert, Michael Andrews from Freightplus, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Thailand, Japan, and Australia, recently sat down with the Logistics Manager magazine to talk about the company's history, vision and his view on the value of the Project Logistics Alliance.

    Freightplus first set foot in the project industry from the far land of Australia. Almost twenty years later, they are present in many other markets such as Thailand, Japan, USA, Canada and Chile. Many things have changed and evolved, but one thing remains consistent, that is their dedication towards specialisation. In a world where "one-stop-shops" are dominating, Freightplus has kept true to its mission of being the market leader of their niche segment of shipping heavy industrial equipment. This has helped them earn the trust of companies such as General Electric, as well as the approval of expertise from the Project Logistics Alliance. With strict membership limitations within each country, the alliance has proven to be of great value to extending the global network of Freightplus as well as providing leads.

    It is our great honour to have members like Freightplus, and we invite you to read the full article here:

    Congratulations to Michael and the Logistics Manager team for the awesome interview!

  • 27 May 2019
    C.H. Robinson experience makes transportation seamless for large tanks Mexico – Texas

    C.H Robinson, member of Project Logistics Alliance for Canada, USA, Singapore transported massive chemical tanks from Mexico to Texas, C.H. Robinson’s resourceful project logistics team used careful coordination and efficient planning to help ensure a smooth, straightforward move. Including surface and ocean transportation, C.H. Robinson’s full suite of global logistics services and technology solutions served all the customer’s transportation needs.

    Our experts were recently awarded a contract to move three large, horizontal CO2 storage tanks from Huehuetoca, Mexico to Freeport, Texas. With the 40.32 L x 3.86 W x 4.34 H meter tanks each weighing 75,000 kilograms, the overland and overseas logistics required to get this overdimensional cargo to Texas would be no small task.

    Understanding the capacities and capabilities of what transportation modes were available, the project logistics team formulated a clear plan for a safe and orderly move. First, to reduce their height from 4.34 meters to 3.75 meters for easier inland transport from Huehuetoca to Veracruz’s port, the tanks were rotated 90 degrees before being loaded onto extendible trailers. Once at the port, a crane and spreader bars rotated the tanks again, loading them upright onto stands.

    But here a challenge emerged: the tanks had valves protruding at the base, higher than the height of the saddles. Here, C.H. Robinson’s team worked proactively with the master of the vessel to plan for loading the tanks on 6ʹ x 6” dunnage that would keep the valves undamaged. With this equipment in place, the tanks were then carefully loaded on deck for the voyage from Veracruz to the Port of Houston, Texas. Once they arrived in Houston, the tanks were just as carefully offloaded onto heavy-duty 16-line Goldhofer THP trailers and trucked a short way to their final destination in Freeport, Texas.

    In the end, our client was pleased with the safe and timely delivery of their cargo, and the project logistics team at C.H. Robinson once again completed another complex transportation challenge with collaborative end-to-end solutions that helped make the experience easy for the customer and carriers alike.

    Grea Job C.H Robinson!

  • 27 May 2019
    AC Project & Forwarding SL Coordinates Delivery of Spare Parts to the UK

    AC Project & Forwarding SL, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Spain, recently successfully coordinated another delivery of spare parts for the ceramic industry in North England.

    Taking into account the long diameter of the cargo, and the short time for delivery, AC Project team chose to use a special innerlader type platform which would help reduce the diameter of the pieces, as well as shorten the time to acquire the relevant permits.

    As a result, the cargo arrived on time and the customer was very satisfied with the results!

    Well done AC Projects for completing such an interesting job!

  • 24 May 2019
    Viking Project Logistics Delivers Machinery from India to Turkey

    Viking Project Logistics, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Algeria, recently handled a shipment of machineries from India to Turkey. The cargo was delivered to Turkey by Viking's partner with Zim Line in 4 x 40 FT containers. Vikings scope of work included handling the cargo from flat racks to lowbeds in port, the customs clearance at Mersin Port, as well as the final leg of delivery to the job site in Konya, Turkey.

    Each container contained 2 pieces of machinery and weighed respectively 36.000 KG and 37.000 KG. The dimensions were 9.57 x 3.62 x 3.64m and 8.535 x 3.20 x 3.825m.

    Congratulations to the Vikings on the successful delivery!

  • 23 May 2019
    SAL Semi-Liner Serving Africa

    7 yachts, 1 tender boat, 1 pontoon

    weight up to 240 t, measuring up to 41.9 x 8.5 x 14 m

  • 23 May 2019
     Modern Shipping Agencies Handles Large Trucks from Pakistan

    Modern Shipping Agencies (Pvt) Ltd, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Afghanistan, recently successfully handled the loading of various shipment’s from Pakistan as per attached photos. In order to cater to the size and weight of the cargo, Modern Shipping utilised flat racks, flat beds as well as several dry containers.

    This is a perfect example of Modern Shipping Agencies activities in Pakistan, which they hope to collaborate more on with other members and partners. Please don't hesitate to reach out for any enquiries relating to OOG/Project/Heavy weight cargo.

  • 22 May 2019
    AC Project & Forwarding SL Completes Shipment from China to Spain

    AC PROJECT & FORWARDING SL, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Spain, has recently completed a door to door delivery ex China to Spain. The cargo consisted of cryogenic storage tanks and there were a total of 4 units. The dimensions are 13900 x 2900 x 3100mm per unit and each weighed 25 MT.

    AC projects conducted in total 2 shipments, each with two tanks loaded, the 2nd shipment has already been concluded.

    AC Projects is happy to announce that cargo was moved without incidents!

  • 21 May 2019
    Delpa Shipping & Transport Moves Transformers for Power Plant

    As part of their power plant project delivery, Delpa Shipping and Transport Co. LTD, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Greece, moved also 4 transformers from the Far East to West Africa. The transformers weighed 80 MT each and volume wise had around 300cbm of accompanying accessories. Delpa's scope of work included also the handling of loading at the port, chartering the ship, as well as the delivery via liner out under hook.

    Congrats Delpa!

  • 21 May 2019
    New member for Canada!

    We would like to announce a change in our member composition. The previous member for Canada Canaan Group has left the Project Logistics Alliance and is no longer part of our community. Instead, we have been interviewing Convoy Logistics Providers and finally, they have successfully concluded the application process and are our new member representing Canada.

    Convoy Logistics Providers is headquartered in Oakville close to Toronto in Ontario, Canada. They are specialists in the niche market of project cargo logistics solutions. The CLP staff, experts manage services ranging from a single oversized move to a complex logistics project that requires a comprehensive turnkey solution. The service featured by Convoy Logistics can be clustered into the following segments:

    1) Research and identify project solutions while:

    • Identifying projects service requirements

    • Paying attention to cargo detail in conjunction with geographic infrastructure, opportunities, and solutions

    • Maintaining project timeline requirements

    • Creating cost efficiencies

    2) Provide logistics solutions for the movement of oversized and heavy lift cargo on a worldwide basis combining multiple modes of transportation to achieve a comprehensive solution.

    3) Offer consulting and management services on logistics solutions

    Furthermore, CLP’s strengths are integrating the following service offerings: Ocean freight and Vessel Chartering, Air Freight and Air Chartering, Rail Services, Port services, Barge chartering and related services, Origin and/or Destination Inland Services, Crane and/or Rigging services, Packaging, Warehousing, Rail Clearance applications, Marine Surveys, Cargo and/or Marine Insurance, and on-site attendance and project logistics management.

    As a customer of Convoy Logistics, you can benefit from unmatched experience in finding efficient solutions to overcome the particular challenges of your project that might appear throughout the entire transport chain. Do not hesitate to get in contact with them for your requests, CLP is ready to take on any logistics challenge.

    Please welcome CLP to our Project Logistics Alliance community with us. We are proud to have you on board!

  • 20 May 2019
    Express Global Logistics (EXG), India handles Break Bulk Shipment from Gujarat to France.

    Express Global Logistics Pvt Ltd (EXG); Project Logistics Alliance member for India, executed a break bulk shipment of transporting Double walled steel pipes from Gujarat to France. The shipment consisted of 425 polyethylene coated Steel pipes having 25 inch diameter (each pipe approximately 12m long and weighing 1.8 MT ) and 425 Bare Steel pipes having 18 inch diameter (each pipe approximately 12m long and weighing 1.3 MT) the Total weight of cargo was 1320 MT and volume of 3121 m3.

    The scope of work included

    1. Inland Haulage of 850 pipes from Dahej and Kandla up to wharf of Kandla Port.

    2. Providing services of Customs House Agent (CHA) at Kandla port.

    3. Providing unique marks and numbers on each pipe (without material damage to the pipes) in order that the Customs authorities are satisfied during importation to India that the goods are the same which were sent earlier.

    4. Storage at Kandla Port.

    5. Arranging of vessel and loading of pipes inside the vessel with proper lashing and securing.

    6. Ocean Freight from Kandla, Gujarat to France.

    The shipment was handled immaculately by Express Global Logistics Pvt Ltd. EXG team displayed punctilious planning and timely coordination with all the parties which led to successful execution of this shipment.

    Express Global Logistics Pvt Ltd, (EXG) India is a project specialist company established in 1946 with headquarters in Mumbai, India. It is an asset based company, having pan India presence backed by its own fleet of Goldhofer hydraulic axles, cranes up to 450 tons, and warehouses.

    Good job, Express Global Logistics (EXG9

  • 20 May 2019
    SAL Semi-Liner Serving Africa

    4 cranes

    Ea. 327,71 mt

    75,84 x 4,88 x 5,52m

  • 17 May 2019
    Viking Logistics Delivers From Turkey to Russia

    Viking Project Logistics, member of the Project Logistics Alliance for Algeria, recently completed another project for St.Petersburg, Russia. The cargo was picked up Exw in Ankara, and transported via Autoport, Turkey.

    The oversized cargo had dimensions as follows:

    2 x feed head - Each LxWxH 984 cm x 492 cm x 155 cm / Each 43.000 kgs gross

    2 x discharge head - Each LxWxH 985 cm x 495 cm x 147 cm / Each 43.550 kgs gross

    1 x brake flinger – Each LxWxH 235 cm x 35 cmx 35 cm / Each 950 kgs gross

    Viking's scope of work included the inland operation by lowbeds from site Ankara to Autoport, the lashing operations for 2 x 40’RT and 1 X 60’RT mafis at Autoport, the customs clearance and also the delivery to St. Petersburg.

    Great job Vikings!

  • 17 May 2019
    New Partner of the Project Logistics Alliance

    We are pleased to introduce Ceekay Shipping/Line as a new partner of the Project Logistics Alliance!

    The fastest growing special equipment/OOG carrier globally, Ceekay Shipping Line is the NVOCC arm of the Parekh Group, one of India’s oldest and reputed shipping group with experience built over 6 decades. Incorporated in 2003 in the United Kingdom along with a representative/agency office in Dubai (UAE), Ceekay Line with its liner operation registered in Singapore is a trusted brand name in special equipment and OOG business.

    Specialized to carry all types of containerized OOG cargos, Ceekay line own and operates an ever-growing fleet of special equipment containers which includes 20 FR, 40 FR, 40 FR HC, 20 OT, 40 OT, 40 OT HC, 40 RF along with a large fleet of dry equipment’s which include 20 HD and 40 HC to cater to all kinds of the requirement of our project cargo clients.

    Ceekay Line has a strong presence in around 30 countries and 70 ports covering its containerized special equipment/OOG service to below Indian Sub-continent, Middle East Gulf, South East Asia, Far East, East Africa, Europe base ports and is one of the most preferred NVOCC OOG operator.


    INDIA: Nhava Sheva, Mundra, Chennai, Kolkata, Haldia, Vizag, Cochin, Tuticorin, Hazira, Pipavav & all major ICD's. PAKISTAN: Karachi SRI LANKA: Colombo MALDIVES: Male BANGLADESH: Chittagong (Chattogram), Mongla


    GERMANY : Hamburg, Bremerhaven. BELGIUM : Antwerp. NETHERLANDS : Rotterdam. UK : Felixstowe, Southampton


    UAE: Jebel Ali, Sharjah, Fujairah, Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah. SAUDI ARABIA: Dammam, Jubail, Jeddah. OMAN : Sohar, Duqm. QATAR: Hamad. BAHRAIN: Bahrain. KUWAIT: Shuwaikh, Shuaiba. IRAQ: Umm Qasr, Khor Al Zubair, Basra.


    CHINA: Shanghai, Ningbo, Xingang, Qingdao, Dalian, Shenzhen, Yantian, Chiwan, Shekou, Xiamen. S. KOREA: Busan. PHILIPPINES: Manila (North & South), Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, General Santos. HONGKONG: Hongkong.


    SINGAPORE: Singapore. MALAYSIA: Port Klang (West & North), Penang, Pasir Gudang, Tanjung Pelepas, Labuan, Kota Kinabalu, Miri, Sandakan, Bintulu, Kuching, Tawau. INDONESIA: Jakarta, Surabaya, Belawan, Batam, Palembang, Balikpapan, Punjang THAILAND: Bangkok, Laemchabang, Latkrabang, Songkhla. MYANMAR: Yangon, Thilawa. BRUNEI: Muara. VIETNAM: Ho Chi MinhCat Lai & Cai Mep), Hai Phong, Da Nang, Qui Nhon. CAMBODIA: Sihanoukville, Phnom Penh. EAST AFRICA

    KENYA: Mombasa. TANZANIA: Dar Es Salam

    The Ceekay team of special equipment professionals can offer customized solutions for your ODC movement at the most competitive prices – one can be sure they know their business very well. They possess and provide in-depth knowledge and background intelligence for the proper handling of all types of containerized OOG/project cargo with precision and care.
    Do not hesitate to get in contact with them for your requests, Ceekay Shipping is ready to take on your ODC challenge.

    Please welcome CEEKAY Shipping to our Project Logistics Alliance community. We are proud to have you on board!

  • 16 May 2019
    SAL Semi-Liner Serving Africa

    MV Palmerton

    3 shiploaders

    Ea. 39,90 x 15,50 x 33,00m

    Ea. 216 mt