Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Swift delivery for Van der Vlist

Late last year, Van der Vlist transported a cruise vessel from Kędzierzyn-Koźle in Poland to Lake Windermere in the UK on behalf of the manufacturer Damen Shipyards.

Windermere Lake Cruises will operate the 34 m-long vessel, named Swift. It was transported across 15 truckloads, with all of the sections individually manufactured in Poland.

The project was overseen by Van der Vlist’s Dutch office with support from its branch in Poland, which executed the road transport; Van der Vlist’s UK division completed the route surveys, obtained permits, coordinated escort vehicles and arranged cranes for offloading at the final destination.

With a fleet of over 200 trucks and trailers, Van der Vlist said it is capable of handling a wide variety of long, high or wide cargoes. Over the course of 2019, the company added more than 60 new vehicles and invested in a range of low-loader trailers.

Van der Vlist explained that its technical services division configures the trucks and trailers in its own workshops in Groot-Ammers, Assen and Rijssen in the Netherlands, and Poznań, Poland. 

Van der Vlist added that in the coming year it will open an additional workshop in Schelluinen, the Netherlands.

www.vandervlist.com

Heavy Lift | News

Mammoet moves Sky Bridge thumbnail image

Mammoet moves Sky Bridge

February 18 - Mammoet has transported and installed a 200 m-long bridge at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).
Views: 273
Bolloré handles Heibloem blades thumbnail image

Bolloré handles Heibloem blades

February 18 - Bolloré Logistics Belgium has handled six wind turbine blades for an onshore wind farm in Heibloem, the Netherlands.
Views: 277
Apache aircraft soars with Antonov thumbnail image

Apache aircraft soars with Antonov

February 18 - Antonov Airlines has transported four Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopters from Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA) in Arizona, USA to the Hindan Airforce Base in India.
Views: 355

Heavy Lift Across The World

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