October 30 - Wagenborg Shipping Sweden, part of the Royal Wagenborg group, has transported a mining shell from the Port of Terneuzen, the Netherlands to Haraholmen, Sweden.

The shell, which measured 7 m in diameter and weighed 49.5 tonnes, arrived at Terneuzen onboard an inland barge and was loaded onto a waiting Mafi trailer by local stevedores.

The consignment was subsequently loaded onboard Wagenborg's vessel Bothniaborg for onward transportation to the Port of Haraholmen.

Upon arrival at Haraholmen, the cargo was discharged and transported by road to Kiruna, Sweden.

Wagenborg Shipping Sweden operates a liner service with two ro-ro carriers between the ports of Haraholmen; Bremen, Germany; Sheerness, UK; Terneuzen; Cuxhaven, Germany; and Södertälje, Sweden.

According to Wagenborg this service is capable of accommodating many types of cargoes, including forest products, bulk cargo and project cargo. 

Meanwhile, Wagenborg Nedlift has added 16 axle lines of Scheuerle self-propelled modular transporters (SPMT) to its fleet. 

The additional units, which are also equipped with extra load securing features, enable Wagenborg to transport loads up to an axle load limit of 48 tons (43.5 tonnes).