Freight­works for the world’s largest cargo plane

Cargo Talk - - International -

Freight­works con­tracted Freight­works Lo­gis­tics in Abu Dhabi to com­plete des­ti­na­tion ser­vices which in­cluded ar­rang­ing and un­der­tak­ing the of­fload­ing of the AN-225 air­side, and on­ward trans­porta­tion to the fi­nal des­ti­na­tion.

The world’s largest cargo plane, the Antonov An-225 Mriya (AN-225), made its first voy­age from Ukraine to Abu Dhabi car­ry­ing a ship­ment han­dled by Freight­works. The six-en­gine, 600-tonne air­craft, which has twice the wing area of a Boe­ing 747, was trans­port­ing a com­pres­sor skid and as­so­ci­ated sys­tem equip­ment. There were six pieces of cargo weigh­ing a to­tal of 155 tonnes. “We have a ded­i­cated project team for pre­plan­ning the han­dling of such moves,” said An­drew O’Don­nell, Di­rec­tor Projects–Re­movals and Fine Art, Freight­works.

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