April 16 - Global Shipping Services has overseen the loading of three blow out preventers for the oil and gas industry on to the vessel Tong An Cheng in Houston, Texas.

The units weighed 100 tonnes, 88 tonnes and 72 tonnes respectively, with the heaviest measuring 6.61 m high.

The cargo was loaded onboard the vessel using a 400-tonne capacity Demag shore crane, before being shipped to Yantai, China.

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