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 …

Simplified post-Brexit border processes

DP World is introducing introducing a range of technology products simplifying and solving some of the post-Brexit import and export challenges. The border requirements introduced in January 2021 led to reports of confusion across the industry on what documentation was required for each journey and how to generate it, which resulted in incorrect paperwork being …

United Heavy Lift expands fleet with MV UHL Fighter

MV UHL Fighter, vessel number 16 in a series of 17 F900 Eco-Lifter newbuildings was delivered to United Heavy Lift (UHL) on December 11. UHL took delivery of the newbuilding MV UHL Fighter at the Hudong shipyard in Shanghai, China. “We affirm our company’s commitment to contributing to an eco-friendly shipping industry by investing in …

Strategic partnership between Blue Water and Danwind

Blue Water and the Construction division of Danwind Group have entered into a joint venture agreement establishing a new entity Danwind Blue Water that will offer turnkey services covering full scope of logistics, assembly, disassembly and installation of wind turbines. “We are delighted to announce the Danwind Blue Water joint venture partnership that will allow …

Vestas partners with Maersk

Vestas and Maersk have formed a long-term strategic partnership for all containerised transport. The partnership includes door-to-door transport from the company´s suppliers to their factories and service warehouses as well as containerised site parts and transport equipment. In addition, the partnership also includes all airfreight shipments. The partnership does not include non-containerised road transport and …

MacGregor secures order for twelve containerships

MacGregor has secured an order for twelve 3,055 TEU containerships. The ships will be built by Japan Marine United (JMU) for the Taiwanese shipping company, Wan Hai Lines. Scope of supply includes design and key components, fabrication and delivery of hatch covers to JMU. The deliveries are planned to commence during the fourth quarter of 2022 …