December 18 - Sahil Freight Express has transported an over-dimensional transformer from India to Iraq for EMCO, one of India's largest manufacturers of transformers.

The transformer was 6.8 m long, 4.3 m wide and 3.1 m in height and weighed 105 tonnes. Sahil Freight Express is becoming well known for its ability to handle such project cargoes and, previously, had undertaken the transport and delivery of two 165 mbA transformers weighing over 105 tonnes each for EMCO.

Suhail Shaikh, Sahil Freight's Chairman and Managing Director comments: "The two transformers were moved by road from the client's factory in Thane to Mumbai Port and then on to Iraq for onward delivery to the construction site. Recently, we handled part of 50,000 tonnes of construction equipment for a new steel plant in China. The project required transport from India to Shanghai and then on forwarding to the job site at Jiangyin."

As a member of international project forwarding networks including Project Professionals Group, the Heavy Lift Group and World Wide Project Consortium, Sahil Freight Express offers tailor-made solutions to meet the specific needs of the engineering industry. The company is also the U-Freight Group's (UFL) exclusive freight forwarding and logistics partner in India.