Friday, October 2, 2015

More Out of Gauge Project Freight Work Keeps Shipping and Logistics Group Busy

Export of Giant Machine and Handling Biggest Ever Crane Goes to TSL
Shipping News Feature
THAILAND – BRUNEI – Thoresen Shipping and Logistics (TSL), the joint venture between the French headquartered supply chain group NAXCO group and Bangkok based Thoresen Thai Agencies, has just completed another heavy lift, out of gauge freight project, transporting a 25 MVA power transformer with 18 units of accessory parts from Bangkok, Thailand to Muara, Brunei.

The main piece (see photo) weighed in at 37 tonnes and measured 4.05 x 4.40 x 3.10 metres and were loaded aboard the ocean vessel at the end of August. The ship took 13 days to make the crossing with the goods successfully arriving in Muara on 12 September, all being in good condition and ready for the on carriage to the consignee.

TSL’s abilities were demonstrated further later that month with the successful importation of the largest maritime crane into Thailand. Spread over two days the Shanghai Zhenhua Shipping Co., Ltd (ZPMC) manufactured container crane together with 3 Rubber Tyre Gantry (RTG) cranes were discharged at Laem Chabang International Terminal after the vessel MV Zhen Hua 18 docked on September 23 with TSL the appointed handling agent for the tricky assignment.