Breakbulk cargo weighing 360 tonnes successfully handled by HGL Comex

The shipment which consisted of steel coils bound for Brazil, was moved from the Port of Tianjin, China

HGL Comex Assessoria E Consultoria EM Comercia Exterior LTDA, a Coop member in Itajai, Brazil, concluded the transportation of an ocean freight shipment of 360 tonnes of steel coils. They dispatched the breakbulk shipment from the Port of Tianjin, China, which was sent all the way to the Port of São Francisco do Sul, Brazil.

To quote Emerson Duarte, the Director of HGL Comex, “This breakbulk shipping operation represents a significant step in our import and export expertise, solidifying our presence in the international market and reaffirming our commitment to providing efficient and high-quality logistical solutions. The smooth handling of a shipment of this kind will further underscore our commitment to delivering excellent services.”


HGL Comex- independent freight forwarder
 Steel coil shipment by HGL Comex

The transportation was executed via the Valiant Sapphire vessel. The delivered cargo plays a crucial role in various industry sectors and is poised to contribute significantly to the progress and development of commercial activities in Brazilian territory.

Congratulations to HGL Comex for this notable achievement!

Trailblazing oversized shipment of 155 tonnes for the Nurek Hydro Power Project in Tajikistan moved by Globalink

They successfully moved a project cargo where they used specialized equipment and also took charge of import customs clearance, discharge, and cargo installation processes

Globalink Logistics handled a project cargo weighing 155 tonnes with a height of 5 meters from China all the way to Tajikistan through Turkey’s Haydarpasha Port. They moved the cargo for the Nurek Hydro Power Project in Tajikistan- a project with which they have been involved for over 10 years. They are a Coop member in the following cities: Turkmenbashi and Ashgabat in Turkmenistan, Yerevan, Armenia, Tbilisi and Poti in Georgia, Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan, Baku in Azerbaijan, Aktau, Almaty, Atyrau, and Astana in Kazakhstan, St Petersburg in Russia, Dushanbe in Tajikistan, and Tashkent in Uzbekistan.

Globalink logistics- project cargo experts
Oversized shipment for Nurek Hydro Power Project


Upon reaching its destination, Globalink’s team in Tajikistan skillfully managed the import customs clearance, discharging, and cargo installation on foundation processes. Their team has been working with the Nurek Hydro Power Project for over ten years, expertly moving large volume of shipments from all over the world to Tajikistan. Moreover, the latest project was a challenging one where they had to navigate through the Black Sea and the Kerch Strait at precise timing to align with the Volga-Don river navigation season’s end.

Binur Zeinelova, Corporate Communications Manager at Globalink, stated, “Navigating the road segment of the cargo’s journey from Bautino Port through the challenging mountainous terrains of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan demanded specialized transport solutions. Furthermore, our strategic use of specialized multi-axel trailers, multiple 6×6 heavy-duty tractors, and comprehensive civil works guaranteed the safe passage of the cargo.”

Globalink logistics
Project cargo by Globalink Logistics


Lastly, Globalink Logistics’ success in the Nurek Hydro Power Project affirms its position as a project logistics expert, adept at navigating oversized and heavy-lift cargo through some of the most challenging terrains. “This end-to-end management exemplifies our ability to oversee every logistical aspect, from transit to final delivery,” adds Mr Zeinelova.

Congratulations to Globalink Logistics for pulling off this complex shipment!

The Coop media partner Breakbulk Europe 2023 surpasses all previous attendance records

The three-day event that took place at Rotterdam Ahoy, Netherlands was attended by more than 10,445 supply chain industry professionals

Breakbulk Europe 2023
Breakbulk Europe 2023


Breakbulk Europe 2023 – a media partner of The Cooperative Logistics Network took place from 6th to 8th June 2023, at Rotterdam, Netherlands. The event which was attended by a record 10,445 industry professionals from over 126 countries, had been an out-and-out success. Held from 6th to 8th June 2023, the conference witnessed a 15% increase in total attendees as compared with 2022. Although most of the visitors hailed from the Netherlands, Germany, and Belgium, there was a significant increase in the number of participants from countries like India, China, Turkey, the UAE, Brazil and Singapore.

As stated by Juliana Gibbons, VP for breakbulk specialist Swire Projects, “This event is truly exceptional in its ability to bring together a vast number of industry professionals in a condensed time frame. Breakbulk Europe presents an incredibly powerful business opportunity. Moreover, it extends beyond mere networking to provide a platform for showcasing your company, products and services.”

Furthermore, DHL Global Forwarding sponsored the main stage at this year’s event. It served as a platform for a series of captivating panel sessions. Renowned speakers engaged in thought-provoking discussions, covering a wide range of pertinent topics. From nuclear power and offshore wind to air cargo and the pivotal role of ports in enhancing supply chain efficiency, these sessions offered valuable insights and fostered meaningful dialogue among attendees.

Gelu Batrinca, a participant from Romania, expressed the enduring impact of Breakbulk Europe in forging strong and long-lasting partnerships. “With its diverse range of exhibitors and visitors representing various segments of the supply chain, Breakbulk Europe provides an outstanding platform for networking, and the formation of fruitful collaborations,” she says.

More than 150 participants enjoyed an inspiring session at the Women in Breakbulk Breakfast. Additionally, innovation and technology played a primary role at the all-new Breakbulk Futures Zone. The Futures Zone was an experienced-based space featuring products and services from industry innovators.

ACT Shipping moves 189 units of breakbulk shipment for the construction of a military hospital

They moved the 189 units of breakbulk cargo in 24 TEU containers via ocean freight

Acconnage Consignation Transit SA, a Coop member in Nouakchott, Mauritania, successfully handles a breakbulk shipment for the delivery and installation of a military hospital for treating Covid-19 patients. ACT SA handled the entire logistics chain of this shipment.

ACT Shipping- freight forwarding agent
ACT Shipping- freight forwarding agent


They moved the 189 units in 24 TEU containers. According to Mr. Khalil Chouaib, the Country Manager of ACT Shipping, “This military hospital is a donation from the UAE government. Moreover, we are proud to assist the Ministry of Health during these tough times of the pandemic.”

The ACT team was responsible for moving the cargo from Jebel Ali Port to Nouakchott Port, Mauritania. Additionally, they transported the project cargo shipment in an MV BBC Scandinavia vessel. “Firstly, we are very happy to have pulled off this shipment successfully.  In addition, we are honoured to have played a role in fostering good relations between the Mauritania and UAE governments,” adds Mr. Chouaib.

Congratulations to ACT, and wishing them the best for the future!