PPG is delighted to advise the appointment of Polytra SACL as its new member for South Africa and we congratulate Mr. Marc De Weerdt and his team on their appointment.
Darka has successfully concluded the transportation, export customs clearance, stevedoring/loading to vessel and vessel handling for a small project for one of the United Nations peace keeping forces. The items derived from four separate locations, Kutum, Malha, Mellit and El Fasher (Zam Zam) and were delivered to Port Sudan Port for shipment to South Africa. The cargo consisted of 233 pieces of equipment and break bulk with total of 8,500 FRT.
PPG Vietnam, Vantage Logistics Corp., has successfully delivered 3 OOG / HL packages from port of arrival to jobsite. Cargo was successfully discharged from MV “Rickmers New Orleans” and scope of works included Customs clearance; Port unloading attendance; and deliver from port of discharge to jobsite located 5klms from the port.
The three major components included:
1 x Ammonia Synthesis Converter L25.000m x W4.600m x H4.700m / 283 tonnes
1 x Heat Exchanger Reformer L18.000m x W3.800m x H4.400m / 74 tonnes
The PPG ISO Accredited education program was once again successfully held in Shanghai for the 6th consecutive year, 13-14 March 2017.
We are pleased to advise registrations are now open for the next ISO accredited and PMI-PMP certified Project Forwarding Management training courses, as follows:
24 – 25 April, 2017
Jan van Rijswijcklaan 191,
2020 Antwerpen, Belgium
Access International Greece (PPG member) has successfully delivered 8 UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and more than 70 boxes of materials which were unloaded at the port of Thessaloniki.
The joint venture team, together with Vista Maritime Piraeus (as agents of American Roll on-off Carriers), took place at the port of Thessaloniki.
Helicopters belonging to the 10th Aviation Brigade US Army (10th Combat Aviation Brigade) headquartered in Ft. Drum in New York, and developed in the Balkans to support operations within the enterprise «Atlantic Resolve».
Shin Jo Logitech has been awarded the Management Innovation Award by the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy in February 2017. Based on their stable development of technology and human resources, Shin-Jo has earned a high reputation for its contribution of national industrial development with excellent operational performance.
The Board of Directors, by delegation of the General Assembly, has recently appointed Mr. Jaber Bringas (Sparber Líneas Marítimas, S.A. and PPG member for Spain) as new chairman of UniportBilbao/Port Community. Jaber Bringas replaces Óscar Santisteban who leaves the Association after his second term of four years.
We are pleased to confirm that Volga-Dnepr USA has joined PPG as a Project Support Member. Volga-Dnepr are the world leader in the unique, oversize and heavy cargo market. The Group’s core businesses are charter cargo operations using unique AN-124-100 and IL-76TD-90VD heavy transporters (Volga-Dnepr Airlines) and scheduled cargo operations using the fleet of Boeing 747 (AirBridgeCargo Airlines) and Boeing 737 (Atran Airlines) freighters.
ALLFORT Co., PPG member for Japan, have successfully concluded the shipment of a heavy railroad “Multiple Tie Tamper” vehicle (179 M3 / 55 tonnes). The vehicle is named “Profile ballast Machine Plasser & Theurer” and was barged alongside B.B. vessel’s berth at Yokohama port for loading and delivery to final destination of Port Kelang, Malaysia. The departure date was 26 Dec, 2016 from Yokohama, with cargo arriving Port Kelang Port 17 Jan, 2017 via Singapore port safely, on time and on budget