PCB FUTURE PROJECTS EVENT 2023 DATES ANNOUNCED AFTER A SUCCESSFUL LAUNCH IN HOUSTON LAST WEEK 

The second edition of the PCB Future Projects conference and exhibition for the project cargo and breakbulk community will take place on March 7th and 8th 2023 in Houston, Texas, USA, following a successful launch show last week. Over 980 visitors, including procurement professionals, forwarders, shipping lines, ports, road hauliers, and equipment manufacturers attended last …

Nominations are Open for AntwerpXL’s 40 Under 40 

AntwerpXL is looking for its next group of forty rising stars under the age of 40 from across the breakbulk and heavy lift industry.  Those working within the industry are encouraged to self-nominate if they are under 40, or nominate any colleagues that they believe have provided a significant contribution to the sector in recent …

C.H. Robinson completes 16 month project with over 70 shipments

C.H. Robinson Project Logistics recently undertook a huge project to help transport 720 pieces of equipment to Turkey weighing a total of 2,463mtn. The job spanned 16 months and included 9 origin countries, 3 ocean charters and took 70+ shipments to complete. ` The components were sourced from locations across the globe and transported to …

AAL delivers tower components for US petroleum refinery project

AAL Shipping recently delivered 456-metric-tonne industrial tower components to the US West Coast. The cargo was loaded in South Korea onboard the 31,000-deadweight heavy lift AAL Pusan and transported across the Pacific to the Port of Everett in Washington. Cargo handling was further complicated by strict Covid-19 restrictions at multiple ports of call, which required …

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 …

Blue Water opens two new offices in the Middle East

Active in the Middle East since the mid-80s, Blue Water is opening two additional offices in Iraq and Saudi Arabia. This is to underline and strengthen the objective of servicing customers across the business with a regional and local presence. “We want to expand our global presence to serve current and future customers in the …