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Damco set to scale greater heights

September 21 - Damco has transported a single piece compressor weighing 52 tonnes from Orissa via Kolkata airport in India to its final destination in Berlin, Germany.

The shipment was handled by Damco Airfreight for Jindal Steel & Power Limited (JSPL), one of India's largest steel manufacturers.

The shipment was completed using an Antonov 124 and Damco says it was one of the largest single piece export shipments handled and one of the first instances of the Antonov 124 being used for export shipments from Kolkata airport. 

Overall, the project included the airfreight, as well as the landside movement from the customer's plant in Orissa on a 12 axle hydraulic trailer, plus complete customs clearance and security clearance procedures required to carry out the shipment at both the origin and the destination.

"I appreciate the seamless coordination done by the team between the different agencies involved in the execution of smooth handling of cargo and documents at both ends." remarked Alok Kumar, senior DGM, Imports at Jindal Steel & Power Limited. 

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