AAL, Dunavant make a heavy lift

June 19th, 2014

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In April, the Port of Everett’s local longshoreman’s union workers loaded numerous pieces of large, heavy paper mill manufacturing equipment on an AAL ship bound for South Korea.

The logistics, made possible by Dunavant Logistics Group, transported numerous pieces of a former paper-making machine to the Port of Everett from Arlington, Wash. One of the pieces, pictured above, weighed 98 metric tons, or 216,050 pounds!

“Dunavant Logistics Group is thrilled to work on this complex project to relocate a massive paper-making machine from the Pacific Northwest to South Korea,” says Richard McDuffie, Dunavant’s Chief Operating Officer. “When our client approached us about assisting with this ambitious endeavor, we knew that it would require us to utilize the full range of our logistics consulting, advisory capabilities, and transportation knowledge.”

“Through our deep expertise and innovative approach, we are delivering a safe, efficient, and cost-effective solution to them. Austral Asia Line, Omega Morgan, and the Port of Everett worked closely with us in coordinating this complex effort. We take a great deal of pride in the outcome of this uniquely challenging project and look forward to the next challenge.”

This article originally appeared in the Spring 2014 issue of CargoConnection. Reprinted with permission from the Port of Everett.