Three 475-tonne LPG storage tanks from Malaysia to Kuwait
Challenging cargo operation
In September 2012 Rickmers-Linie’s 19,100dwt BALTIC WINTER completed the transportation of three LPG storage tanks, each weighing 475 tons, from Kuantan in Malaysia to Shuaiba in Kuwait. Fabricated by KNM Process System Sdn Bhd, part of the global KNM Group, the tanks were destined for the new Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) LPG filling station at Umm Al-Aish, to the north of Kuwait City. Read more..
Transport of Spirit fuselage sections for Airbus to France
Long term contract
Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg based operator of heavy lift and project liner services, has been selected by Spirit AeroSystems as its partner for the transportation of fuselage sections for Airbus from Morehead City, North Carolina (NC), to Montoir (Port of Nantes St. Nazaire) in Northern France. Read more...
Japanese Space Mission for Rickmers
Most valuable piece of cargo
Space may be the final frontier but in this instance, the craft setting out on a momentousvoyage was not the starship Enterprise but Rickmers New Orleans, one of nine identicalships maintaining Rickmers-Linie's bi-weekly Round-the-World Pearl String service forheavylift and project cargo. Read more...