September 15 - Turk Logistics and Heavy Transport - member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Bahrain - has signed an agreement to become Gulf Air's cargo sales agent, and been awarded a logistics services contract by Olayan Kimberly Clark Bahrain.
Meanwhile, PCN member in Djibouti, Gulf Agency Services, has coordinated the discharge of a 120-tonne cement ball mill at the Port of Djibouti. The cargo was delivered from Jebel Ali, UAE on board the heavy lift vessel Industrial Revolution.
Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) - PCN member in Germany, Russia and Mongolia - handled the transport of an 80-tonne diesel engine from Aurangabad, India to Turkey.
Elsewhere Indian PCN member, Green Channel Forwarders, coordinated the movement of 11 flatrack containers from Nhava Sheva Port to Chile. The company organised transport, port handling and Customs clearance.
In Africa, PCN member Afriguide Logistics organised the delivery of a faulty transformer from a substation in South Africa to Brazil for repair.
The transformer, which weighed 85 tonnes, was transported by road from the substation to the Port of Durban, where it was loaded onto a container vessel for shipment to Brazil. Watch a timelapse video of the move here.
Meanwhile, PCN member The Bengal Electric was called on by Hyundai Engineering Construction (Korea) to transport a 400-tonne crane from Meghna to the Ashuganj power station in Bangladesh.
Bengal used a 1,000-tonne capacity barge, along with two heavy-duty tugs, to move the oversize unit by river to the power plant's dock, where the cargo was loaded onto trailers and delivered overland to the site.
Glogos - PCN member in Russia - recently completed the delivery of five large beer tanks from Bruges, Belgium to Russia's Azov Sea Port. The total consignment weighed in at 114 tonnes.
PCN member in Germany, Intertransport Gruber, was also busy with the transport of an 84-tonne transformer from Marina di Carrara in Italy to Dresden, Germany.
The network's Australian representative, Westlink Logistics, handled the delivery of various equipment - including construction vehicles and generators - from Australia to Lae in Papua New Guinea for an Australian Defence Force exercise.
In India, network member Procam Logistics coordinated the transport of project cargo for the Thanh Thuy hydropower project in Vietnam. The consignment was shipped from six locations in India to Vietnam's Haiphong Port. The heaviest loads included two 53-tonne generators that were shipped via breakbulk vessel from Chennai Port.
At the same time, PCN member in France, Philco International, shipped a 400-tonne consignment of mining equipment from the Port of Le Havre to Jebel Ali, UAE on board the heavy lift vessel Jumbo Kinetic.
Italian PCN member W.I.S. signed a new contract with Electrosteel, which will see it handle 20 containers of steel pipes a month. The pipes will be unloaded and stored at W.I.S.'s warehouse in Porto Marghera, before being delivered to destinations across Europe.
W.I.S. also recently activated its new bonded warehouse, which offers 1,300 sq m of covered space and 432 sq m of external space for the storage of heavy and oversize cargoes.
Finally, PCN member in the Netherlands and Georgia, M-Star Freight Services, signed a contract for the delivery of equipment destined for a port expansion in Paramaribo, Suriname.
Over 1,000 freight tonnes of cargo - comprising large crane components and other mobile equipment - is being delivered from sites across Europe, and consolidated at the Port of Antwerp.