November 12 - Mumbai-based Indial Shipping has handled the import of a track-tamping locomotive for a large corporation in India.

The track-tamping locomotive, which had a total weight of 51 tonnes and volume of 185 cu m, was manufactured and patented by Plasser & Theurer, Austria and is to be used for the tamping and laying of railway tracks.

The locomotive was lifted and stowed under deck on combined flat racks engineered as a platform to take the weight of the cargo.

CMA CGM provided transportation support for the shipment, which was carried on CMA CGM Rossini from Antwerp to Mundra, Gujarat.

Indial Shipping is a member of the Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN).