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The team from Express Global Logistics (EXG), member to the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in India, along with their partner, successfully transported the first of 30 OSD (Orthotropic Steel Decks) weighing an incredible 1362 ton. The transportation was done for one of the largest infrastructure projects in India, the “Mumbai Trans Harbour Link Project (MTHL)”. The cargo was moved at the Heavy Civil Infrastructure IC site, Sewri, Mumbai.
The OSD measured 118 x 14.87 x 7.5 meter. The cargo was transported on 12 axle line x 4 (48 axles) and a 12 axle line x 2 ( 24 axles) totalling 72 self propelled modular transporter (SPMT) axle lines with 4 Power Pack Units (PPU).
The first of the 30 pieces of cargo was moved from the manufacturing units assembly line to Kerosene Jetty and the load transfer at the jetty was done from SPMT to skid chair car.
Some salient features of the operation were:
A spokesperson for the company states: “The team’s thorough planning to organise and prepare at the site before the movement of the cargo took place, allowed for a smooth execution of the project. The team ensured the highest safety standards. EXG was committed to speed up the transport and is proud to be associated with the prestigious MTHL project.”