ALS Drilling Rig Freight from Romania to Israel – Heavy Lift News
20 Nov 2020

ALS Drilling Rig Freight from Romania to Israel

The “ALS’ Seafreight Team worked together to successfully, coordinating through the ALS Office in Moerdijk in the Netherlands, to complete another challenging project.

The drilling rig consisted of a staggering 121 packages: 6,750mᶾ weighing 1,705 tons

The dimensions of three of the largest pieces were:

  • Length 16m
  • Width  4m
  • Weight of 48t

Planning for the project started pre Covid-19 restrictions in February 2020 and the movement was originally scheduled to move in April/ May.

ALS chartered a full vessel from Romania to Israel to carry the 6,750 mᶾ /1,705 tons of cargo on board.

Unfortunately due to the current pandemic the shipper decided to postpone the shipment until further notice.

In September 2020, when the virus seemed to be a little more under control, the ALS team restarted negotiations in preparation for the project.

The following month the rig was loaded with assistance from thr ALS local partner, who oversaw operations in Romania.

ALS chartered a full vessel from Romania to Israel to carry the 6,750 mᶾ /1,705 tons of cargo on board.

A month later the vessel arrived in Israel and all cargo was discharged safely and to the client’s satisfaction.”

Source Abnormal Load Services – ALS

 

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