Noble delivers heavy SGBC

first_imgThe 2,000 cu m shipment consisted of six out-of-gauge units, the largest of which weighed 71.7 tonnes. The discharge of the units at Karachi port proved to be a challenging task. Tight stowage slowed down the discharge operation; as the daylight faded the operation was suspended.  The following morning the vessel’s two onboard cranes were used to complete the heavy lifts. The consignment was safely unloaded onto heavy-duty trailers and transported to the final project site Northern Pakistan – a distance of some 1,500 km away. The job was completed in 45 days, within the agreed timescale of the project. Noble Shipping Services is a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN), representing Pakistan.By Luke King. www.nobleship.comlast_img read more