Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Fast footwork to Chechnya

Abnormal load specialist Universal Transport has transported a heavy mill shell from Prerov in the Czech Republic to Chechnya.

According to Universal Transport, a massive reconstruction effort has created new skyscrapers and boulevards in the autonomous Russian republic, located in the North Caucasus, leading to an increased demand for building materials, including large mills for cement production.

After three months preparation, Universal Transport moved the 203-tonne steel shell via Constanta and Rostov-on-Don to its final destination using a semi-trailer and pusher unit. In total the convoy measured 54 m long, 5 m wide and 5.3 m high.

On the route originally planned in the Czech Republic, unexpected bridge construction work meant that a new route had to be found three weeks before the start of the operation, which required rescheduling and obtaining fresh permits.

www.universal-transport.eu

Heavy Lift | News

 Rhenus delivers for circular steam project thumbnail image

Rhenus delivers for circular steam project

July 22 - Earlier this year, Rhenus Project Logistics coordinated the delivery of oversize cargoes destined for LyondellBasell and Covestro’s chemical plant at the Maasvlakte, Rotterdam.
Views: 163
HEBO-Lift 9 back in service thumbnail image

HEBO-Lift 9 back in service

July 22 - After a period of maintenance, HEBO Maritiemservice’s floating sheerleg crane, HEBO-Lift 9, is back in service, transporting and installing six storage tanks at the port of Rotterdam.
Views: 223
Collett delivers footbridge thumbnail image

Collett delivers footbridge

July 19 - Collett & Sons has delivered six over-dimensional bridge components to Worcester in the UK.
Views: 457

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.