SAL Heavy Lift’s “MV ANNEGRET” arrived at Chennai port on June 7, 2015 to discharge two mobile harbour cranes loaded at Antwerp. Each crane weighed 298 tonnes consigned to Roadwings International Pvt Ltd.
The vessel berthed on arrival at Berth No.SQ-1 and after preparation by the vessels crew, discharge operation commenced and was completed on June 8, 2015. Both the cranes were efficiently offloaded by using ship’s cranes. This discharge operation was attended by Chennai Port Trust Chairman, Dy. Chairman, Commandant, Traffic Manager, Dy. Traffic Manager, Chief Mechanical Engineer, Dy. CME and all HODs from the Chennai Port Trust, a release from SAL Heavy Lift said. SAL Heavy Lift GmbH (a member of the K Line Group) is represented in India by Sai Maritime & Management P Ltd since three decades.
The entire discharge operations completed smoothly with the full support from master and the crew, Chennai Port Trust and the receivers. These cranes will be installed at Chennai Port to facilitate the shipping industry.
SAL vessels are regularly carrying cranes to major and minor Indian ports which are vital to the development of the country’s growing infrastructure, the release added.