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 …

Collett delivers 57metre blades for Twentyshilling Wind Farm

In June 2021, the Collett Teams began transporting components for 9 Vestas V117 turbines from King George V Dock.  Each of the components for each complete turbine; the three tower sections, three blades, nacelle, drive train and hub, would require specialist transport logistics for the 170 mile journey to site. Collett undertook a test drive …

XXL wind turbine blades transport assured with Faymonville WingMAX

Faymonville and the company Prangl have been cooperating for years in the area of vehicle technology for special and heavy transport. When it comes to wind power, the Austrian transport specialist has relied on its long-term partner and added three new WingMAX flatbed trailers to it fleet. Prangl covers the entire range of services, from …

Mammoet assists offshore wind farm construction in Taiwan

Approximately 35km-60km off the coast of Taiwan’s Changhua County, the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a Offshore Wind Farms are being constructed as part of Taiwan’s transition towards renewable energy use. Mammoet-Giant Taiwan joint venture has supported construction of these wind farms by providing a range of engineering and design services, as well as assisting with …

Antonov Airlines transports Turksat 5B satellite for launch by SpaceX

Antonov Airlines in cooperation with Bollore Logistics Space has transported Turkey's new telecommunication satellite Turksat 5B on board one of its AN-124-100 aircraft from Toulouse, France, to Florida, USA, later launched by the US aerospace company SpaceX. The cargo weighed a total of 60 tonnes including a special container measuring 14.69 m in length, 5.45 m …

Railway vehicles transport solved with MultiMAX semi-trailers

Portuguese specialised transport company LASO Transportes SA recently acquired two MultiMAX semi-trailers to solve their missions for the transport of railway vehicles. The semi-trailers have incorporated rail guides in the loading platform and 6 steerable cranked axles, allowing for a reduced loading height of 740mm. Both vehicles come with a hydraulic winch and specialized accordion …