November 28 - WWL ALS, a division of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, has coordinated the delivery of a Komatsu PC2000 excavator and eight Komatsu HD785 dump trucks from South Shields, England to Lugar & Dunbar in Scotland.

Manufactured in Japan and shipped by the client to Tyne Dock in northeast England, the Komatsu PC2000 is the fourth of its kind to be operating in the UK.

The excavator and eight dump trucks were transported in kit form, consisting of 34 loads transported on semi low loader and flat trailers.

The largest part of the machinery was the main body of the excavator, which weighed 31 tonnes and was 3.4 m wide, and the dump truck main body, which weighed 24 tonnes and was 3.44 m wide.

Once assembled on site the excavator weighed in at 200 tonnes and the dump trucks at 73 tonnes each.