Loading port is Yokohoma & Discharge port is Colombo.
Movement of Train Compartment from Japan – Srilanka
Its 12 units of train compartments, and dims calculation of each unit after cargo survey is estimated as 77ft length (23.54m), 11ft width (3.35m) & 16ft height (4.87m), with a weight of 60,000 Kgs.
Mode of Shipment
Our projects engineering division has successfully checked & verified all the checklist to understand the feasibility of loading this heavy-lift on a container ship, along with systemic data driven approach to ensure the safety of life’s at sea, our valuable cargo, vessel & port gantry safety standards. A clear road map has been developed and necessary procedures has been initiated.
- As the cargo is over-dimensional in nature in terms of dimensions & heavy weight, operation is an integral part of shipment & it involves more coordination in handling compared to standard container loading.
- A port meeting was scheduled by involving various parties like berthing terminal operation team, loading team, stevedoring team, forwarding partners and other operation related team.
- During the meeting, we had a discussion on a lifting plan, berthing schedule, Port crane arrangements, additional gears etc.,
- A detailed report has been submitted to owners, customers & other parties involved regarding the planning & loading sequence.