Over Projects and Platetrade transport brewery items

By Christian Shelton11 June 2021

Brazilian machinery trader and heavy lift specialist Over Projects and heavy transportation specialist Platetrade coordinated the plant expansion for the Heineken brewery in Ponta Grossa, Brazil.

The project required a total of 18 shipments in a five-month period, via the Port of Paranagua, Brazil, where the companies jointly received the breakbulk pieces, stripped the Out Of Gauge (OOG) containers and Delivered at Place (DAP) deliveries to job site. This included transporting over dimensional loads with police escorts.

Once the 44 new tanks have been installed the plant will be the largest of Heineken’s breweries in Brazil.

Key transportation figures:

Cubic metres of cargo: 11.259,71

Number of items: 531 (for 44 new tanks)

Widest load: 6.3 metres

Number of shipments: 9 (with police escorts)

Number of voyages: 18

Equipment used: Breakbulk vessels, 49 OOG Flat Racks, 94 standard containers

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