SAL Offloads Reactor Cargo In Rotterdam
Breakbulk shipping firm SAL Heavy Lift has transported and discharged a cargo of reactors at the port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The over-dimensional cargo was offloaded from the multipurpose vessel Calypso and was handled in collaboration with local stevedoring and warehousing services firm RHB Project Cargo. SAL has also reported the recent delivery of a large Gottwald crane via its multipurpose vessel Annegret.
A team from SAL utilized the ship’s cranes to load the Gottwald, and extending to a 16-meter traverse. “The shipment from Amsterdam to Thisvi had been booked as additional cargo. The stowage plan was already prepared, and there was only one possible spot left on deck.
The crane had to be loaded over starboard side, which brought the ship’s cranes nearly to the limits of their SWL and their hoisting height,” said Capt. Rogelio Seli of the Annegret. SAL Heavy Lift, operates a fleet of 16 heavy-lift vessels with combined crane capacities up to 2,000 tonnes.
Photo: The Calypso docked in Rotterdam.