July 16 - Members of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), Grand Arabia Forwarding and Fortune International Transport, have been awarded a logistics contract for the Shamsuna PV solar project in Aqaba, Jordan.
The contract includes Customs clearance and domestic trucking, as well as sea freight, airfreight and land transportation services for the 10 MW power plant, which is located in the Aqaba Special Economic Zone.
The project, which also includes the construction of a 6 km long transmission line connecting to a National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) substation in Aqaba's thermal power station, is part of Jordan's energy programme, which aims to increase the country's renewable energy contribution to 10 percent by 2020.
Pictured below is the first shipment to be delivered to the site. Shipping, Customs clearance and final delivery to the project site was handled by Grand Arabia Forwarding; while Fortune International cooperated with the project's main engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor.