A batch of more than 1,700 m3 delivered by the M / V Saint Prince Vladimir from a Turkish port
Volga Shipping Company JSC and Volgo-Baltic Logistic LLC (a subsidiary of Volga Shipping Company) have completed the delivery of gravity structures for the construction of an LNG production terminal under the command of Blue Water Shipping, Volga Shipping Company says in a statement .
On September 2, a cargo of over 1,700 m3 was loaded onto the Volga Shipping Company’s dry cargo transporter, Saint Prince Vladimir, in the port of Turkey.
The two most crucial structures of this project cargo batch have the following parameters: length – 16.00 m, width – 10.35 m, height – 5.58 m, weight – 32 tons. All free space in the holds was also used to accommodate auxiliary general cargo.
The M / V Saint Prince Vladimir with oversized cargo on board left the port of Turkey for 9,200 kilometers before arriving in the port of Belokamenka in the Murmansk region. The unloading of the gravity structures and the general auxiliary cargo was completed on October 3.
Before transport, the company worked out the delivery logistics: carried out engineering calculations and developed a layout and fastening design to ensure safe implementation of the project.
According to the statement, the transport of oversized cargo is one of the priority activities of the Volga Shipping Company.
Founded in 1843, Volga Shipping Company is one of the largest shipping companies in Russia. The fleet under operational management of the company consists of around 250 units with a total deadweight of over 1.4 million tonnes. Each year, the company transports more than 14 million tonnes of goods. The range of services offered by Volga Shipping Company includes: transport of dry bulk, general, liquid bulk and project cargo along the inland waterways of Russia by river, sea and international.
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