Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Heavy Lift Across the World

Hat trick for Altius

Altius has completed a series of project cargo deliveries to three continents during the turbulent Covid-19 pandemic.

The Spain-headquartered project forwarder transported four transformers and various accessories from Turkey to Tema in Ghana. Each unit measured 9.9 m x 3.4 m x 4.65 m and weighed in at 154 tonnes.

Altius was responsible for arranging port handling and supervision, along with sea transportation to Tema port. Despite the current circumstances, the operation was executed smoothly. The cargoes will form part of a substation at Pokuase.

In a separate project, Altius was responsible for delivering a 103-tonne compressor from Marina di Carrara (Italy) to Dammam (Saudi Arabia).

The 14.5 m x 5.05 m x 3.85 m unit will be installed at the Ras Tanura project.

Altius arranged the road transport in Italy, including all permits, from the supplier premises. It also organised port handling and supervision, sea transportation to Dammam port and vessel agency services in Saudi Arabia.

The Covid-19 outbreak meant that the originally chartered vessel could not guarantee agreed loading dates. Given that the cargo was crucial to the project, Altius quickly arranged for a different vessel to perform the move. Despite the turmoil, Altius was able to deliver the item ahead of schedule.

In what has been a busy few months for the company, it has also transported two 94-tonne transformers, along with 700 cu m of accessories, to Honduras.

Altius’ scope of work included receiving the cargo at port, including all coordination and supervision, and the ocean freight to Puerto Cortés. The transformers form part of the Troncontin and Progreso projects.

www.grupoaltius.com

Heavy Lift | News

FLS completes door-to-door delivery thumbnail image

FLS completes door-to-door delivery

May 26 - Dubai-based Fleet Line Shipping (FLS) has delivered several crane components from Shanghai, China to Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Views: 1181
CSS progresses in Bahrain thumbnail image

CSS progresses in Bahrain

May 25 - Consolidated Shipping Services (CSS) has coordinated the transportation of over-dimensional and general cargoes from Khalifa Bin Salman port in Bahrain to an inland project site.
Views: 1133
Adelte ships to Dubai thumbnail image

Adelte ships to Dubai

May 21 - Two seaport passenger boarding bridges, manufactured in Spain by Adelte, have been loaded on dship Carriers' multipurpose vessel, Keith, for onward transportation to Dubai Cruise Terminal.
Views: 1505

Heavy Lift Across The World

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