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Rail siding rebuilt for high and heavy load

July 25 - A combined rail and road shipment of a 292.1 tonne transformer by Spring, Texas-based rail project shipment forwarder Colossal Transport Solutions (CTS) brought more than just issues with regulatory and official freight transport laws

In order to transfer the transformer from CTS' 16-axle FD railcar, which had moved as a special movement from Houston, Texas to Plain Dealing, Louisiana to a 19-axle Goldhofer trailer, an entire siding had to be completely rehabilitated to allow the safe passage of the railcar.

The 24 km onward road movement four 30 m bridges to be bypassed and a 137 m bridge that had to be crossed utilising eight wing dollies in order to obtain the necessary permits.

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Cargoes move with Chipolbrok

April 8 - In early March, Chipolbrok’s multipurpose vessel Qian Kun arrived in the German port of Cuxhaven to deliver wind power equipment from the Far East.
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PCN moves meeting to 2021

April 8 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) will hold its next annual meeting in Croatia from October 17-19, 2021, having cancelled its 2020 summit in Beijing.
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Rising demand for airfreight

April 8 - The rapid spread of coronavirus and the resulting containment measures put in place around the world is affecting freight capacity availability and rates for shipping lines, airlines, hauliers and rail companies.
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Cyber security and Covid-19

April 8 - Remote working solutions have taken centre stage since the outbreak of Covid-19 as companies reorganise their operating practices. Gard warns that cyber criminals are waiting in the wings.
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