Tunnel Boring Machine for the Ukraine

DAKO WORLDWIDE TRANSPORT GMBH, Duesseldorf, has executed the transport of a big tunnel boring machine from Germany to the Ukraine. The total cargo consisted of 2 large boxes of 70 tons unit weight each containing the heart of the tunnel boring machine, plus about 700 FRT of additional equipment. The transport was executed from the West of Germany by road on a special low-loader to the Danube port of Deggendorf, from there by barge to Reni / Ukrainian port at the mouth of the Danube river from where on-carriage was effected partly by barge, partly by road to its final destination at Nikolaev. DAKO cooperated closely with DAKOTRANS LTD., Kharkov / Ukraine who were in charge of the local transportation to the final place of delivery.