Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Heavy Lift Across the World

Conceptum Logistics doubles up

Conceptum Logistics' teams in the USA and Australia teamed up to move a 1, 805 cu m coal mining system from the USA to the Mackay region of Australia.

The system was dismantled and cleaned before being moved 1,500 miles (2,414 km) to the port of Houston. The cargo underwent further cleaning at the port to comply with Australia's strict import requirement.

On arrival at the port of Mackay the components were delivered to four fabrication yards in the region for partial assembly and commissioning, before being moved to the final destination in Queensland.

In a separate project, Conceptum Logistics Colombia delivered a 25,000 cu m cement plant to Antioquia.

Conceptum prepared a route survey and a number of obstacles and road restrictions were identified. The customer then had the opportunity to modify some of the cargo prior to transit, which resulted in cost and time savings, said Conceptum.

Moving cargoes measuring in excess of 4.8 m by truck in Colombia requires special permits, which were organised ahead of time. Some items, unsuitable for truck transportation, were moved using modular trailers and barges.

Conceptum said the move from the port to the final destination had to be completed in just 15 days, in order to comply with Colombia's Customs regulations.



www.conceptum-logistics.com

Heavy Lift | News

AAPA promotes Long and Martino thumbnail image

AAPA promotes Long and Martino

December 12 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has promoted Mary Beth Long to vice president of external affairs, and Meredith Martino to vice president of member engagement.
Views: 540
Mammoet revitalises Pier 70 thumbnail image

Mammoet revitalises Pier 70

December 12 - Mammoet has transported a 175-tonne steel building frame as part of the Pier 70 revitalisation project in San Francisco, USA.
Views: 600
Crane Worldwide opens in Savannah thumbnail image

Crane Worldwide opens in Savannah

December 12 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has opened a new facility in Savannah, Georgia, which will enhance its services on the USA’s East Coast.
Views: 909
Houston calling for Volga-Dnepr thumbnail image

Houston calling for Volga-Dnepr

December 11 - Volga-Dnepr Group has opened an operations base at Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport.   
Views: 771

Heavy Lift Across The World

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