PPG Vietnam Help Put Out Fires!

vantagefiretrucks.jpgAs project cargo specialists, Project Professionals Group, are often called upon to complete unusual shipments for clients, none more so than the recent transportation of 26 new fire trucks for use in Vietnam. PPG member for Vietnam, Vantage Logistics Corporation, was responsible for the successful transfer by barge of the 26 fire-fighting trucks from the Rickmers-Linie vessel’s anchorage in Hai Long Bay to Hai Phong Port 100 klm from Hanoi for distribution throughout Vietnam. The consignment of 26 pieces, every one red and identical, will be used at different fire brigade stations across the country. Each truck was 7.6m long and eight tonnes in weight. The trucks were driven to the DP World Breakbulk Terminal at the Churchill Dock in Antwerp, where they were loaded onto the ocean vessel. Coincidentally, Rickmers Seoul was the first Rickmers-Linie’s “Round-the-World Pearl String Service” vessel to be handled in Antwerp by DP World Breakbulk since Rickmers-Line joined DP World Antwerp and Conti-Lines as a shareholder in the terminal on 1 January 2008.