Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Heavy Lift Across the World

AAL gets to grips with pipeline project

AAL, in cooperation with Australian logistics provider Qube, discharged of 24,996 steel coated pipes in Darwin using a vacuum lifting system.

The pipes, measuring 18 m in length, were loaded on board AAL’s S-Class multipurpose vessel, AAL Bangkok in Baoshan, China. In total, the consignment weighed 13,286 tonnes.

In Darwin, AAL and Qube deployed the multi-lift vacuum units, which use vacuum pads to attach and lift the pipes, for the entire discharge operation. According to AAL, this was the first time that the lifting technology was used in an Australian port.

Head of transport engineering at AAL, Nicola Pacifico, explained: “The multi-lift vacuum units were successfully commissioned and operational throughout the operation, while maintaining zero lost time injuries (LTI) and reducing operational safety risks, by eliminating the use of hooks.”

The pipes will be used for the Bao Australia pipeline project.

You can see a video of the project here.

www.aalshipping.com

qube.com.au

Heavy Lift | News

Bullocks completes mill shell shipment thumbnail image

Bullocks completes mill shell shipment

November 22 - Australia’s Bullocks Freightmasters International has delivered mill shells and accessories from Fremantle to Durban, South Africa.
Views: 1361
Byrne to depart Toll Group  thumbnail image

Byrne to depart Toll Group 

November 18 - Michael Byrne will step down as managing director of Toll Group on December 31, 2019 after three years in the role. 
Views: 1611
Antonov soars with drum shipment thumbnail image

Antonov soars with drum shipment

November 13 - Antonov Airlines has delivered two drying drums from Paris-Vatry Airport, France to Port Hedland International Airport, Australia on behalf of chemical company Yara Pilbara Nitrates (YPN).
Views: 1820

Heavy Lift Across The World

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