October 15 - L.C. van Tiel Logistics has coordinated the transport of a hydraulic hammer, sleeve and additional accessories from the Netherlands to Mina Zayed port in the UAE.

The consignment comprised of the 155-tonne hydraulic hammer, which had the dimensions 14.3 m x 3 m x 3 m; a 43-tonne sleeve, which measured 4.16 m x 3.24 m x 3.11 m; as well as two 15-tonne counterweights and a number of associated containers. The total weight of the shipment was 250 tonnes.

In the Netherlands, the hydraulic hammer was loaded onto a barge using a number of mobile cranes, ranging in capacity from 400 to 500 tonnes, and a twin-lift spreader beam.

The hammer, and associated cargo, was then delivered to the Port of Antwerp, before being loaded directly onto Rickmers-Linie's heavy lift vessel Rickmers Tokyo and shipped to the Abu Dhabi port of Mina Zayed.

L.C. van Tiel Logistics is a member of the X2 Projects network.