Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Heavy Lift Across the World

52 tonne compressor shipped

March 24 - The UK and German members of the project forwarding network, Project Professionals Group, have worked together to transport an over-dimensional compressor weighing 52 tonnes from Scotland to Mexico via Antwerp.

Quality Freight UK partnered with German PPG member Karl Gross Internationale Spedition to package and deliver the compressor that measured over 12 metres long, four metres wide and almost six metres high.

The cargo was loaded at King George V dock, in Peel Ports' Glasgow harbour for onward movement to Altamira, Mexico, via transhipment at Antwerp.

Quality Freight UK managed all UK operations, including ex-factory to terminal movement, quay handling services including the co-ordination of specialised heavy lift equipment, and the provision of agency services.

Karl Gross Internationale was responsible for transhipment operations at Antwerp and onward movement to the final destination.

PPG general manager Kevin Stephens says that the shipment highlights the benefits of PPG membership, particularly the opportunity to work alongside tried and proven industry professionals, adding that: "Teamwork and networking is also a big part of the PPG annual conference, to be held in Las Vegas, from May 7 to 9, 2014, assisting members to plan upcoming project cargo transportations."

Heavy Lift | News

Buss launches JV with Idea thumbnail image

Buss launches JV with Idea

June 14 - Hamburg-based Buss Offshore Solutions and French logistics provider Idea established a joint venture that will serve the offshore market in France.
Views: 541
ALS moves in Hull thumbnail image

ALS moves in Hull

June 14 - UK-headquartered Abnormal Load Services (ALS) is relocating to larger premises in Hull.
Views: 513
Seville ships Haliade towers thumbnail image

Seville ships Haliade towers

June 14 - Tower sections that will make up General Electric’s (GE) Haliade-X offshore wind turbine have been loaded onto the multipurpose vessel Palmerton at the port of Sevilla, Spain.
Views: 546
Gantry on the move thumbnail image

Gantry on the move

June 13 - Collett & Sons loaded a 100-tonne gantry onto double bogie trailers ahead of a 250 mile (402.3 km) journey from the heavy haulier's depot in Goole to Gatwick, UK.
Views: 555

Heavy Lift Across The World

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