“Decisions are made here” – AntwerpXL 2022 a roaring success 

Hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of delegates from the international breakbulk community descended on the home of European breakbulk for AntwerpXL 2022.  The event, which was held at the Antwerp Expo, Antwerp on 4 – 6 October 2022, welcomed representatives from the biggest names in forwarding and logistics as they gained insight into the trends, …

Wallenius Wilhelmsen acquires ALS

Wallenius Wilhelmsen has just announced the acquisition of ALS, the European non-asset specialist logistics provider offering solutions for oversized, abnormal, exceptional and heavy lift cargo shipments by road, rail, air and sea. With the full acquisition of ALS, Wallenius Wilhelmsen builds a stronger asset-light capability to expand and complement its asset-based services and offer full …

Mammoet and OFCO’s integrated transport solutions

Specialized knowledge can be very beneficial, particularly in large and complicated projects, since experts in various specialties can provide valuable services. However, this often involves contracting various independent suppliers, each responsible for only their own part in the logistics chain. Excessive costs and delays can result from poor coordination and communication between these specialists. Project …

Osprey delivers world’s most powerful steam turbine

Osprey Group has recently transported a new low pressure rotor, weighing 257-tonnes, for the world’s most powerful steam turbine at Hinkley Point C, in Somerset. The new low-pressure rotor forms a critical part of the electrical power production equipment in the turbine hall. It measures 20-metres long, weighs in at a hefty 257 tonnes and …

Khimji Ramdas handles charter of transformers and reactors for electricity sector

Khimji Ramdas have successfully handled a sea freight charter of project cargo from Masan Port in South Korea to Duqm Port in Oman for the electricity distribution sector. The shipment consisted of 11 units of heavy lift power transformers, shunt reactors and their accessories. The scope of work handled by Khimji Ramdas included vessel chartering, …

Creative solutions to keep the customer’s freight moving

C.H. Robinson Project Logistics has recently completed a nine-month project involving multiple ocean shipments of oversized cargo from Portugal to the USA. First, they utilized out-of-gauge flat racks and open-top containers to transport the equipment through container carriers. For the breakbulk equipment, the team relied on MAFI trailers and transported via RORO vessels. The final …