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Innovative approach reduces number of transports with 50%

Innovative approach reduces number of transports with 50%

News   •   Oct 16, 2019 12:55 CEST

DSV reduced CO2 emissions by almost half when 22,000 transports were reduced to only 11,000

Oiling up for business in Oman

Oiling up for business in Oman

News   •   Aug 15, 2019 09:15 CEST

International freight forwarding and logistics company Panalpina is establishing its presence in Oman, leveraging the company’s long-standing experience in Project Solutions and the Energy sector to support the country’s burgeoning economic and infrastructural growth. Panalpina Oman expects to open its office in the capital Muscat by the end of the third quarter in 2019.

Panalpina’s African Star shines yet again

Panalpina’s African Star shines yet again

News   •   Jun 26, 2019 16:28 CEST

A scheduled shutdown of a deep-water oil platform is no small undertaking. For one Panalpina customer, their entire maintenance plan would have been derailed if not for Panalpina’s innovative African Star solution for transporting large shipments from the U.S. to Angola expeditiously. Four heat exchangers with a total weight of 47,210 kg were shipped from the U.S. to Luanda in a few days only.

Air charter: The ideal transport solution for heavy, sensitive and expensive cargo

Air charter: The ideal transport solution for heavy, sensitive and expensive cargo

News   •   May 23, 2019 12:26 CEST

Our customer, Siemens, needed us to move a huge generator component: it weighed nearly 40 tonnes and was six metres long with a diameter of three metres.

New charter tool for ad hoc charters: any aircraft, anytime, anywhere

New charter tool for ad hoc charters: any aircraft, anytime, anywhere

News   •   Jan 25, 2019 09:43 CET

The Panalpina Charter Network can now be easily accessed online. Panalpina’s new charter tool provides an up-to-date overview of scheduled cargo flights and of all cargo aircraft in the world – big and small – available for chartering on any given day. The charter tool features drag-and-drop origin and destination functionality, and shows current aircraft availability by geography and routes.

6,000 km overland shipment from China to Kyrgyzstan

6,000 km overland shipment from China to Kyrgyzstan

News   •   Nov 03, 2018 17:31 CET

In barely 14 days, Panalpina completed a 6,000 km cross-border journey to deliver 125 tons of industrial equipment from Wuxi, a city near Shanghai, China, to Tokmok, Kyrgyzstan, for Swiss-based Bühler Group.

Panalpina Heliship celebrates 25 years of service and announces a new head

Panalpina Heliship celebrates 25 years of service and announces a new head

News   •   Aug 14, 2018 16:45 CEST

Swiss logistics and freight forwarding company has been delivering helicopters for a quarter of a century

Shipping a helideck to Argentina

Shipping a helideck to Argentina

News   •   Jun 08, 2018 09:00 CEST

Panalpina recently delivered the main components for the AM3 offshore platform of the Area Magallanes Incremental Project (PIAM in Spanish) from Texas in the US to Punta Quilla, Argentina. The move was commissioned by EPC Techint, which provides worldwide engineering, procurement, construction, operation and management for high complexity, large-scale projects.

The art of logistics

The art of logistics

News   •   Apr 23, 2018 11:00 CEST

Ballett Zürich was invited to perform Anna Karenina as a high profile guest at the 46th Hong Kong Arts Festival (HKAF), which took place from February 23 to March 24, 2018. Opernhaus Zürich, home to the company, tasked Panalpina with the transportation of all its theatrical equipment, including stage setting and costumes, from Zurich to Hong Kong.

Making way for Harmony

Making way for Harmony

News   •   Apr 04, 2018 15:45 CEST

Panalpina recently completed the move of the artwork ∞Harmony (一團和氣) by renowned Chinese cross-media artist Wang Kaifang, in a 1,600 km operation from Nanjing to Macau, where he was invited to display his work by prominent high-fashion designer Guo Pei.

Clean energy for 54,000 Australian homes with Downer

Clean energy for 54,000 Australian homes with Downer

News   •   Mar 15, 2018 11:45 CET

Panalpina is involved in a series of projects that will help reshape Australia’s energy future. In 2017, leading integrated services company Downer awarded Panalpina with the Ross River Solar Farm contract. Panalpina will control shipping, customs clearance, inland transport, warehousing and site coordination for ocean freight from Asia and the USA.

Cross-energy management for a balanced mix with thyssenkrupp

Cross-energy management for a balanced mix with thyssenkrupp

News   •   Mar 05, 2018 19:05 CET

Renewables are an important part of the energy mix, and Panalpina is putting significant resources into the sector. Panalpina’s Energy and Project Solutions recently secured three key contracts to manage a total of six projects in Australia – five solar farms and a biomass power plant. The projects, including one by thyssenkrupp, will transform the renewable energy sector in the country.

Ship, grind and press – ceramics in the making

Ship, grind and press – ceramics in the making

News   •   Feb 14, 2018 15:10 CET

Panalpina Energy and Project Solutions executed another #MajorMove with two port-to-door shipments for one of Brazil’s leading ceramics makers. The move included ocean and overland transportation of an industrial mill and a hydraulic press from Genoa, Italy, to Paranaguá, one of the main gateways in southern Brazil, as well as the installation of both machines in Tijucas, Santa Catarina.

#IcarusTrip: neutrino hunter on the move

#IcarusTrip: neutrino hunter on the move

News   •   Oct 25, 2017 12:00 CEST

​Looking for one of the smallest particles – neutrinos – requires not only international cooperation but also quite a huge piece of scientific equipment. Panalpina recently helped to move one from CERN in Switzerland to Fermilab at the University of Chicago, where it arrived at the end of July 2017. It was a closely watched voyage.

Rise and shine

Rise and shine

News   •   Oct 11, 2017 15:00 CEST

Panalpina was recently contracted by Salini Impregilo (ISJV), a leading global construction firm, to transport the two main towers of a new rail bridge for Sydney Metro, Australia’s biggest public transport project. Transport for NSW, the authority that manages the transport services in the state of New South Wales, Australia and owns the project, tasked ISJV to build the bridge.

Shortlisted and high-flying

Shortlisted and high-flying

News   •   Dec 02, 2016 11:55 CET

Panalpina was delighted to win the Air Freight Solutions Provider of the Year award at the Global Freight Awards 2016. The winning submission, made by Panalpina UK and Ireland, showcased Panalpina’s pioneering role in paperless freight, its capabilities in temperature-controlled shipments, and its impressive volume growth particularly with perishables and pharmaceuticals.

Beaming Bruno

Beaming Bruno

News   •   Jul 25, 2016 10:30 CEST

Bruno is pretty upbeat these days. A few weeks ago, he reached an agreement with Belgium-based medical device company IBA. Panalpina will soon be offering comprehensive value-added warehousing and global transportation services to IBA from its hub at Brussels Airport. For this purpose, a new 2,800 m2 facility is being built. Construction is about to begin.

Cameron is building Panalpina’s future

Cameron is building Panalpina’s future

News   •   Jul 12, 2016 09:20 CEST

Cameron Kerr is supervising the construction of Panalpina’s giant new Logistics Manufacturing Services center at Dubai World Central Airport. 90% of the building has been constructed and completion is planned for mid-August. The 40,000 m2 facility will enable Panalpina to grow its logistics and freight forwarding business in the MEAC region.

A short window for extra-long pipes

A short window for extra-long pipes

News   •   May 02, 2016 10:00 CEST

One of Panalpina’s oil and gas customers is currently engaged in a 15-year drilling program in Oman. The customer enlisted a big steel manufacturer, to supply 62 kilometers of gas pipeline to support the project. Fast track development meant the customer required longer than usual pipes. To ensure timely shipment of this irregular-shaped cargo, Panalpina’s expertise was called upon.

Brazil Wings celebrates successful first year

Brazil Wings celebrates successful first year

News   •   Mar 23, 2016 15:55 CET

With the Brazil Wings service, Panalpina offers scheduled main deck capacity to South America from the U.S. The many benefits of this and many other services will again be presented at Intermodal South America. Since Brazil Wings launched in 2015, customers have mostly used it for high-tech products, heavy machines and equipment for agriculture, chemicals as well as aerospace and consumer goods.