ATS International Projects Europe GmbH (Bremen), Bremen, Germany (ATSI) recently executed a successful full turnkey transport of a 1200 metric ton industrial press from origin Paderborn, Germany to final destination Cayirova – Kocaeli, Turkey.
Once the massive press had been dismantled for transport, ATSI was contracted to arrange cargo packaging, container loading of accessory components, container transport, main press-head (82,50 metric ton / 120 cbm) barge charter via river Rhine to Port of Antwerp, port handling, ocean transit to Port of Discharge Gemlik, Turkey, and final delivery/ on-carriage to Cayirova – Kocaeli, Turkey. In addition to the transport of the containers and main press-head, ATSI also managed transport of additional over-dimensional accessory components by means of Ro/Ro vessel ex Port of Bremerhaven, Germany via Port of Derince, Turkey to final destination.
ATSI was pleased to partner with fellow *WCA member BATI Shipping & Trading S.A. (Istanbul, Turkey) to support with final heavy-haul delivery of the main press-head and remaining containers & break-bulk accessory components. This challenging and complex transport project was executed by ATSI on-time and in-budget to client’s full satisfaction.
*WCA- World Cargo Alliance network of freight forwarders