A huge congratulations to Hemisphere Freight Services Director, Louis Perrin, who has won the “Young Freight Forwarder of the Year” Award at the BIFA Awards. A wonderful achievement.
During the night of 26-27 September 2016, PPG member in Belgium, HEAVY Logistics NV, reached a new milestone and safely guided the heaviest module in the scope of an important investment by an Antwerp-based refinery.
With a total transport weight of 1,089.60 tons and transport dimensions reaching a length of 35m, width of 14m and height of 28m, HEAVY Logistics successfully used all of its experience and knowledge.
Huge Transformer Transported by Wangfoong (Pic 1) - Wangfoong Transportation has successfully delivered of 2 sets of oil water cooling auto transformers (main-body weight 168 tons each) and ancilliary equipment from Shanghai to Hong Kong. Wangfoong went to great lengths to coordinate the delivery, prepare a detailed statement of work as well as a risk assessment. Wangfoong provided barges to receive cargo from inbound mother vessel and discharge the transformers and accessories to trailers at the project site via a heavy-lift floating crane.
Laredo City and the port of Corpus Christi have signed an agreement. The signees were, inter alia, Laredo's mayor Pete Saenz, the Texan city manager Jesus Olivares, congressman Henry Cuellar and Texas state representative Richard Peña Raymond, together with the port authorities John La Rue, executive director and Charles W. Zahn, chairman of the Texan port commission.
GLOBAL networking and project forwarding education organisation, the Project Professionals Group, will on Saturday August 27 mark its 10 year annivaersay. Founder and general manager, Kevin Stephens said since forming the network it had attracted “an experienced and trusted group of project forwarders”.
Shin-Jo Logitech Co., Ltd. In Korea are presently at Iki Island, Japan, for towing floating equipment (SCP Barge) to Korea. All arrangements for towing have just been completed. One unit of 4,600HP of ocean towing tug will tow this equipment. Safe voyage!
Saturday 27 August marks the 10th year of Project Professionals Group. PPG founder and general manager Kevin Stephens said since forming the network it had attracted an experienced and trusted group of project forwarders from around the world. “Managing high value project cargos is a specialized industry and I am very proud of the reputation our members have in meeting the needs of their clients,” Mr Stephens said. “PPG has very loyal members and sponsors and I would like to thank them all for their support over the past 10 years.”
Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International July/August 2016 issue featuring article and advert on PPG's project forwarding education program (Pages 124 - 127).
Logistics Middle East Magazine has named Mr. Baheej Biqawi, Almajdouie Logistics CEO and PPG member, as the 5th most influential logistics executive in the Middle East.
Integral, Chile, have secured the project forwarding contract for local and international logistics of 16 of engines for temporary export to China for maintenance. Following refurbishment, the engines will then be returned to Chile.
Integral’s scope of works includes collection and transport from the airline’s maintenance area, supervision of loading, lashing of cargo for which there are quality procedures and loading by air.
Integral Chile SA successfully concluded several deliveries of 109 MT Transformers and 320cbm accessories and spare parts for the “Renaico” Wind Power Project I the north of Chile.
The project included maritime transport and DAP services from Shanghai to the Enel Green Power company’s park in Sierra Gorda, near to Calama in the Atacama desert.