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GRUBER Logistics Deliver by Barge in Germany

7th September 2018

GRUBER Logistics Deliver by Barge in Germany
GRUBER Logistics Deliver by Barge in Germany

Members in Germany, GRUBER Logistics (PAO) have again successfully delivered a total of 22 heavy packages from Cologne and Duisburg to Hamburg. The project consisted of wooden boxes containing rollers, each one weighing 76tn and with dimensions of 6.54 x 2.08 x 2.52m.

Executive Support Manager at GRUBER, Ramona Duckstein explains the operations; "As the shipment was very urgent, we could not afford to wait for road permits which could take up to 4-6 weeks, so we decided to send the rollers to Hamburg by barge (as pictured in the gallery below). However, due to a hot and dry summer in Germany, the low tide of the Rhine River was a challenge. However, all packages arrived in Hamburg on time and were loaded onto MV 'Qian Kun' and shipped to Manila in the Philippines."

The rollers and parts are to be used for a roller press for a cement mill and GRUBER's customer was very happy with the results.

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