Tailor-made Logistics for Industrial Projects
Solutions for the big things in life. That is our business. The more complex the requirements for projects and industrial plants, the more the expertise and international competence of DB Schenker comes into play.
As a global industry leader in logistics, our expert teams bring you the know-how and experience to ensure your project is a success, no matter what the challenges it presents. From the very first concept feasibility studies, through design and construction of infrastructure upgrades to overcome logistics challenges, to freight services by FCL and LCL, break bulk, part and full charters, to organizing cargo surveys, marine and transport engineering for your project, we are able to cover all your needs from start to finish.
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Carbon neutral breakbulk transport with biofuel
Our Global Projects and Industry Solutions (GPIS) business has taken the next step in our sustainability offering to provide an all-encompassing carbon insetting solution with our pilot shipment of breakbulk cargoes from Angola together with our customer Aker Solutions. With the collaboration of our GPIS teams in Norway, UK and Angola, critical subsea equipment and tools chartered on a direct last in first out voyage were successfully discharged in Aberdeen and Ågotnes with a carbon neutral footprint.
With our upfront investment in biofuel already bunkered as a direct switch replacing the fossil fuel equivalent the specific cargo emissions reductions can be calculated and verified no matter where the shipment takes place. With participating customers selecting the biofuel insetting option, no additional CO2e is released to our atmosphere and accounts for our customers Scope 3 emissions reduction. All DB SCHENKER inset marine biofuels comply with EU RED II Annex IX Part A+B and exclude any palm oil related waste and residual streams offering our customers the highest quality standards in sustainable freight solutions. All emissions calculations are based on EcoTransIT World which is accredited to be compliant with the global GLEC framework and in line with the GHG Protocol Corporate Value Chain Accounting and Reporting Standard.
950 Freight tons from Cairo to Germany and the US
The DB Schenker Global Projects and Industry Solutions (GPIS) teams in Cairo and Germany shipped in cooperation with each other 950 tons of machines and equipment for synthetic films from a fabrication yard in Damietta, Egypt to Hamburg, Germany and Norfolk, USA. Our German GPIS team partner Nürmont Installations GmbH & Co. were responsible for the dismantling and re-assembly of used production machines. With the help of our teams expertise, 350 Freight tons of machines were transported to various locations in South Germany as well as 600 Freight tons to Franklin, Kentucky.
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AFLAS Award for Best Logistics Service Provider – Project Cargo
DB Schenker was awarded Best Logistics Service Provider - Project Cargo at the 2020 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards in Hong Kong. In Asia Pacific our team orchestrated a highly complex project involving the transport of the world’s largest stackers and reclaimer from a fabrication yard in China and Perth to an iron ore mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The parts were transported on three vessels 1,770 kilometers from the Australian Marine Complex in Henderson, Western Australia, to Port Hedland. From there, they were carried by specialized hydraulic heavy transport trailers and trucks on a 350-kilometer road trip to the mine site in the Pilbara desert.
Goudel Power Plant in Niger
When the Goudel Power Plant needed large transportation of its shipment from Ghana to Niamey in the Niger, our team in France delivered. The largest items were the engines with dimensions of 12m L x 3m W x 4m H with the heaviest item weighing 218 tons.
Iron ore mine in Western Australia
Multimodal ODC (over dimensional cargo) shipments from Lithuania to the USA
When a cable factory in Charleston, South Carolina in the USA asked us to deliver a shipment of 23 over dimensional cargo with the largest piece weighing 70 metric tons from Lithuania to the US, our team in Norway delivered. Originating from Klaipeda in Lithuania, the items were shipped via ocean freight charter and when it reached the US a combination of a special wide and lowbed trailer plus barge were used to deliver to deliver to Goose Creek. A floating crane used to discharge onto a special truck for the last mile delivery to the cable factory in Charleston, South Carolina, US.
Power Transmission cable drums from France to the UAE
Successful delivery of two shipments of cable drums for a power transmission project in the UAE. Multimodal transport solutions including, pre-carriage by truck and river barges, port handling, load supervision and ocean vessel chartering were used to transport the shipment from France to Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Heavy Lift Transport from Europe to the Caribbean
When a power plant in the Dominican Republic needed a 125 tonne generator to be shipped from Hamburg, Germany, our expert teams ensured the shipment was delivered on time. This included shipping from Hamburg to the Port of Rio Haina and discharging at the power to help secure energy supply in Santo Domingo. From design to delivery, our team in Spain managed every detail of this shipment.