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Another Record Cargo Weight For Volga-Dnepr And Partners

12/05/2008

After flying a record cargo load of some 39 tons in a single piece of metallic roll for a papermachine onboard Volga-Dnepr Cargo Airlines ‘Ilyushin 76TD in autumn 2007 from Finland to USA, WWPC/Finland Procargo Ltd has again combined with WWPC Members Germany, LS International CargoGmbh and Japan, Allfort to arrange the safe transportation of a new record load of a single, similar piece, weighting 40 tons and with dimensions of 13,0 x 1,90 x 1,70 metres onboard the same type of aircraft.

This time the metallic roll was loaded on the IL76TD plane at the GermanHahn Airport and off-loaded two days later in Osaka International Airport.

The final destination of the important load was a papermachine in Tokushima, on the Island of Shikoku. After off-loading the valuable piece of machinery at the Osaka Airport overland and oceantransport was used to deliver the roll successfully arriving at the final destination within the projected schedule.

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