‘Our transports are getting bigger, but our roads aren’t’
Have you ever looked at a wind turbine and wondered how these giants got to their location? Believe it or not, there are people specialized in ensuring exceptional transport like this stays on track. Literally, since every bend in the road and intersection is examined and measured in advance. Lina Rombouts, in charge of the Pilots & Permits division, tells us more.
‘Air freight makes our service as a one-stop shop complete’
In 2000, Gosselin Logistics decided to set up an air freight division. This move made the thoroughly Belgian logistics services company’s offering as a one-stop shop complete. “Thanks to our presence at Brucargo’s facility, we are able to offer our customers a full range of services. Many customers who use road, rail and ocean transport also need air freight from time to time,” says Dirk Van Hoomissen, Business Unit Manager for 360° Logistics.
Pasec Port zekert historisch schip
Zeg niet zomaar boot tegen de Westhinder III. Dit lichtschip fungeerde vanaf 1864 als richtingsaanwijzer voor de schepen zoals de verkeersborden dat voor auto’s doen. Met lichtsignalen en een misthoorn hielp het schippers navigeren langs zandbanken en kliffen. Ondertussen met pensioen en gered van de schroothoop is de Westhinder naar haar laatste kaai gevaren en verankerd met de hulp van Pasec Port, Gosselin .
Inland navigation gaining in importance
Gosselin often transports crates for the moving division from Deurne to the Left Bank and vice versa; since both storage areas are located on the same side of the water, the idea arose to arrange this part of the transport by inland navigation. Up to now, this has resulted in 82 fewer trucks on the roads around Antwerp and an appealing reduction in CO2 emissions.
Moving art can become a masterpiece
Artist Arne Quinze contacted Gosselin to move several large sculptures to the international exposition that is being held in Jebel Ali (Dubai). A total of six containers will be required for the move.
Port logistics at Gosselin Logistics: smooth sailing guaranteed
As far as port logistics is concerned, Gosselin Logistics keeps growing. The location, infrastructure and necessary investments ensure that as a client, you can continue to benefit from a variety of services and flexible solutions.
Nieuwe havenkraan verhuist over het water naar permanente positie
Meer dan een maand na de aankomst van de nieuwe havenkraan als bouwpakket, is de opbouw compleet en verhuist deze over het water naar haar nieuwe positie langs het Albertkanaal. De oude kraan verhuist in de tegenovergestelde richting.
New mobile port crane moved by waterway to new location
More than one month after the arrival of the new portcrane as a DIY kit, the built is completed and it'll be moved across the water to its new position aside the Albert canal. The old crane will move in the opposite direction.
New mobile port crane for Gosselin Logistics
Gosselin Logistics highlights its ambitions with the investment in an additional crane for its terminal on the Albert Canal. On Monday, May 3, the crane will be delivered by inland waterway to the terminal as a kit, and the assembly can begin.