Total volume 1740 cubic meters and 210 metric tons, cargo volumetric by definition
An extra cost of welding of $25,000 was outweighed by savings of $185,000 in freight
The transport to the port was simple, no need for special permits and lashing was simple.
By cutting the trays in halves, the space in the vessel was better used and instead of 2 full charters, it was 2 part charters.
The customer is still using this system for all their imports and exports, and it has since been copied by our competitors.
The drilling rigs had been previously used and thus a soil contamination hazard for transport. Cargo was out of gauge by weight.
To put the drilling rigs through a rigorous cleaning process under close supervision to ensure they would not be held up in customs for carrying bugs, dirt, or soil contamination. Utilizing a special truck chassis to evenly distribute the cargo’s weight to minimize damage to roads and comply with local laws in Australia and West Africa.
Sensitive electrical components had to be protected from the harsh African summer.
Applied heat-resistant insulation to electrical components and used a vacuum sealing process to cover the entire cargo.
After 50 days in transit going through the African summer, the cargo arrived in perfect condition to the mine site with absolutely no dust.