Volga-Dnepr flies a100-ton compressor from Zurich to Abu Dhabi

Volga-Dnepr flies a100-ton compressor from Zurich to Abu Dhabi

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has recently transported a large custom-built compressor from Zurich, Switzerland to Abu Dhabi, UAE on its Antonov 124-150 aircraft.

The outsized and super-heavy cargoes air transport specialist organised the delivery in partnership with GEODIS, the group’s long-standing customer.

The single piece, measuring 15.65 x 4.40 x 3.85 m and weighing 100 tons, was one of the largest out-of-gauge shipments ever carried aboard An-124-150.

The preparation covered all the steps and details involving project teams from the shipper, consignee, forwarder and operator and ticking off key milestones, ending with a site visit to ensure all open points and modifications were executed.

Volga-Dnepr
Photo source: Volga-Dnepr

Each step was coordinated by Volga-Dnepr operational base in Dubai, with load planners and commercial team being always here to support and advise.

Artemiy Ivanovskiy, regional manager IMEA, Volga-Dnepr noted that the project faced strict delivery deadlines from the onset which brought along many challenges from production, assembly, operations handling and other facets.

Author: Adnan Bajic

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Volga-Dnepr flies a100-ton compressor from Zurich to Abu Dhabi

Volga-Dnepr flies a100-ton compressor from Zurich to Abu Dhabi

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has recently transported a large custom-built compressor from Zurich, Switzerland to Abu Dhabi, UAE on its Antonov 124-150 aircraft.

The outsized and super-heavy cargoes air transport specialist organised the delivery in partnership with GEODIS, the group’s long-standing customer.

The single piece, measuring 15.65 x 4.40 x 3.85 m and weighing 100 tons, was one of the largest out-of-gauge shipments ever carried aboard An-124-150.

The preparation covered all the steps and details involving project teams from the shipper, consignee, forwarder and operator and ticking off key milestones, ending with a site visit to ensure all open points and modifications were executed.

Volga-Dnepr
Photo source: Volga-Dnepr

Each step was coordinated by Volga-Dnepr operational base in Dubai, with load planners and commercial team being always here to support and advise.

Artemiy Ivanovskiy, regional manager IMEA, Volga-Dnepr noted that the project faced strict delivery deadlines from the onset which brought along many challenges from production, assembly, operations handling and other facets.

Author: Adnan Bajic

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