Collett delivers 13 Nordex N133 turbines to Kennoxhead Wind Farm 

Located south of the A70, near the village of Glespin on the Douglas Estate, the thirteen turbine site features Nordex N133 onshore wind turbines with an individual blade length of 64 metres and a tip height of no more than 180 metres. Collett Teams were appointed to undertake all logistical planning and execution to deliver …

First double girder frame convoy in UK

Heavy transport specialist, Allelys, has recently executed the UK’s first-ever double girder frame convoy while delivering a reactor and transformer to Ninfield. The reactor weighing 150te, and transformer weighing 195te, were transported on specialist girder frames with a total combined transport weight of 667te gross travelling in tandem. The cargo was delivered in three parts: …

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 …

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, …

430-ton bridge moves with Cometto

A 430-ton bridge is being moved at Plaidt in the Rhineland Palatinate, Western Germany, and Markus Meckelholt, SPMT operator at Autokrane Schares, shares with us his day full of movements. “My biggest assignment so far,” he says, summing up the day ahead. Representatives of the project initiators, the press, local politicians and neighbouring businesses want …