Several oversized cargoes, including generator shafts and a used diesel locomotive, were recently loaded on board Chipolbrok’s heavy lift vessel Pacific in Hamburg, Germany.
The shafts weighed 110 tonnes each, while the locomotive, named Taiga Drum, weighed 115 tonnes and measured 17.55 m in length.
The shipment also included a track building machine, which was stowed under deck, destined for delivery in India. The complete machine was dismantled into various sections before being loaded on the vessel.
In total, this item of railway construction equipment weighed 345 tonnes and had a length of 102 m.