Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

WW Ocean soars with helicopter shipment

WW Ocean has transported an Airbus AS350 helicopter from Brunswick, Georgia to the port of Southampton in the UK on behalf of Helicopters International Shipping Services (HISS). 

The helicopter flew into the terminal at Brunswick before it was loaded aboard the ro-ro vessel for transport across the Atlantic. 

Although one standard 40 ft (12.19 m) long roll trailer was suitable to hold the large helicopter for transport, the loading process required a larger surface area. 

Jeff Trask, account manager for WW Ocean, explained: “We secured three roll trailers side-by-side to create a total width of 24 ft (7.3 m). HISS staff helped to guide the helicopter down, and once they were satisfied, our stevedores then moved in to remove the extra roll trailers.”

As the cargo is kept under deck on ro-ro vessels, WW Ocean said the only additional protection required was a simple tarpaulin to protect the windshield.

The helicopter was subsequently transported to Southampton on WW Ocean’s Americas to Europe liner service. 

www.2wglobal.com

Heavy Lift | News

Innovation overhauled thumbnail image

Innovation overhauled

September 20 - DEME’s offshore installation vessel Innovation has undergone a major refit at Damen’s Verolme shipyard in Rotterdam.
Views: 91
Sun shines with Chipolbrok thumbnail image

Sun shines with Chipolbrok

September 20 - Chipolbrok has delivered a range of heavy and oversized components using its vessel Chipolbrok Sun, including 56 wind turbine tower sections in Piteå, Sweden.
Views: 111
Pasquinelli in yacht move thumbnail image

Pasquinelli in yacht move

September 17 - Pasquinelli Spa has moved a 460-ton (417.3-tonne) yacht from Chioggia to Ancona, Italy.
Views: 494
Mammoet delivers first components for Saudi plant thumbnail image

Mammoet delivers first components for Saudi plant

September 16 - Samsung Engineering has contracted Mammoet to transport and install 49 modules for Jubail United Petrochemical’s ethylene oxide–ethylene glycol (EO/EG) plant in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 510

Heavy Lift Across The World

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