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PPG Vietnam, Vantage Logistics Corp., have successfully concluded the delivery of Hydroelectric Plant Equipment for the vital Ba Ha Project. This project  is one of the biggest and most important hydroelectric plant in the middle of Vietnam, located on 15 wards of 2 districts belonging to 2 provinces (Phu Yen and Gia Lai). The project investment is VND4.275bil (USD252m), with 2 main generators each with a capacity of 220MW, to supply electric for a large area within the middle, north and south of Vietnam, to contribute in the economic development and livelihood of these developing regions. The level of importance of this project is so high that it was carried out directly under the special structure of Vietnam’s Prime Minister.  vanlog1.jpg

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A new innovative project cargo training course has been specially designed for companies seeking to fast-track the skills and knowledge of talented employees that will improve bottom line performance. Mumbai has been selected as the venue for the first International Project Forwarding Education Program running from January 28-29, 2009, because of its central location for international participants. The two-day course has been developed at the request of freight forwarding professionals following concerns about the critical international skills shortage in the supply chain and logistics industry. 

Over dimensional cargo specialists, Project Professionals Group, has continued its success in providing logistics solutions for the power supply manufacturing sector.Sahil Freight Express, India’s largest privately owned freight forwarder, has recently completed the transportation of two 105 tonne transformers to Iraq for EMCO Ltd, one of India’s leading manufacturers of such equipment. Each transformer measured L6.8m x W4.3m x H3.1m and was transported about 30 kilometres from Thane by road to the port of Mumbai and then shipped to Umm Qaser in southern Iraq. sfe.jpg

October 2008: PPG Member for Vietnam, Vantage Logistics, has successfully concluded a delivery of mining equipment from China to Haiphong and transhipment to Thi Nai port – Qui nhon city. Vantage’s scope of services included Boarding Agent Services, Mobile Cranes and Door Delivery to My Thanh Mine, Phu My district, Binh Dinh Province. The overall shipment comprised 5,250cbm of equipment on board MV “Tien Thanh 68” which berthed at Thi Nai Port and successfully discharged all of the equipment 3 days.   vnvietnam1.jpg

PPG Turkey, Pan Lojistik Hizmetleri ve Tic. Ltd. Sti., have played a significant role in the ongoing development in Erbil, Turkey. Since Erbil is renewing their infrastructure, there have been mass investments in construction in that region and Pan Lojistik has handled many project operations to Erbil. plt1.jpg

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Please click on the images (left) for the Kris TV news version regarding the next annual conference of PPG to be held in The Solomon P. Ortiz Conference Facility, Corpus Christi, USA from 29th July – 1st August, 2009. The Port of Corpus Christi is mid-way along the Texas coast on the Gulf of Mexico (approximately 150 miles north of the United States/Mexico border). The conference will be sponsored by the Port of Corpus Christi.

Recently PPG Japan (Allfort) and PPG Vietnam (Vantage) contributed their part in the protection of Phu Quoc’s environment. Phu Quoc is a beautiful island South of Vietnam, located in Gulf of Thailand. In line with PPG’s commitment to SmartWay, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, PPG members are constantly striving to explore eco-friendly solutions. The nature of the island is still unexploited, with its pristine beaches, laid-back vibes, golden-brown sands and calm and peaceful atmosphere. All of this results in a really relaxing paradise-like location that needs to be preserved for future generations.  phuquoc1.jpg

   This project is part of the on-going widening of the existing Penang Bridge from 2 lanes to 3 lanes. UEM had contacted Megalift to propose and execute a method on how to shift 9 units of the existing emergency lay-by to make way for the new 3rd lane. Megalift then came out with the method of using their hydraulic gantries and skidding system. The hydraulic gantries would be used to jack-up/lift-up the lay-by off of its foundation and onto its new foundation and the skid system would be used to skid the lay-by 4.8m to its new position. The hydraulic gantries were positioned underneath the lay-by, 2 units on each pile cap, and the skid system positioned on top of the gantry.

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Triple Crown Shipping & Logistics, Dubai, have teamed with Quality Freight Ltd., UK, to successfully concluded shipments of reconditioned decompression chambers for the diving industry. The decompression chambers were shipped from Aberdeen and Preston to Dubai. Major Components Comprised: (Item 1) Chamber and IUC Lock (ALPV346/279) Dims: 4840 x 2134 x 2565 mm (Item 2) Chamber (60/6202) Dims: 2390 x 2390 x 2565 mm (Item 3) Chamber (40/7613) Dims: 7690 x 2438 plus flanging x 2565 mm (Item 4) DDC020/TUP009 Dims: 8940 x 2565 x 2565 mm   hc1.jpg18,000 Kgs Dims: 8.966 x 3.607 x 3.886m

 

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 During the PPG Conference proper on Thursday 28th August, attended by 110 delegates, presentations were made by Rickmers-Linie GmbH; Ruslan International Ltd.; Beluga Chartering GmbH; Sun Communications; Chipolbrok; The Port of Aarhus; SAL (Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land GmbH & Co. KG); The Port of Corpus Christi Authority; K/S Combi Lift; Professional Logistics Group, Inc; Siemens Power Generation Wind Power; Delacour Law Firm; DSV; and The Commercial College. Also in attendance was Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International.

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