JUNE 29, 2015
Express Global Logistics of India has handled 18,450 tons of project cargo for a new power plant in the U.S. The complex project operation involved shipments from five countries, in five different shipments and involved carriage onboard four vessels.
The freight was shipped from multiple countries, including China, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and Korea, the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) said in a statement on behalf of its member. Cargoes from the different origins were then consolidated at Port of Ulsan, Korea, and Laem Chabang, Thailand, for shipping to Norfolk, Virginia, in the U.S. East Coast.
Express Global Logistics also booked freight consisting of six drums with a total weight of 545 tons, which was shipped from Shanghai. Of the six drums, two were with the heaviest at 70 tons each and measuring 13.86 meters long, 2.2 meters wide and 2.8 meters high.
For smooth loading operation of these units, Express Global Logistics team members visited Thailand and Korea to ensure the completion of the shipment within the specified time frame. The cargo loading process was completed safely and on time at the load ports due to excellent planning for loading, stowing and sea fastening. SOURCE: Breakbulk