Refinery parts from Germany to Greece

Cosmatos Group has arranged several oversized and standard road transports of refinery parts from North Germany to Ptolemais, Greece.

Main dimensions (L x W x H) 600 x 310 x 320 cm, weight varies from 5000 to 15000 kgs each.

Cosmatos Group services included the issuance of road permits, provision of suitable trailers, the proper coordination between all parties and the timely movement of the transports.

Offloading and transportation of windmills

Cosmatos Group recently completed the offloading, transportation and receipt at storage area of 12 sets of windmills. The cargo arrived at Mesta port of Chios island aboard on vessel MV JSP PORTO.

Apart from the above services, Cosmatos Group arranged:
  • HSE tutorial to stevedoring union prior to commencement of ops
  • Daily Toolbox meetings with all personnel involved
  • Marking of the perimeter of the operation’s zone with safety signals and access restriction by unauthorized personnel
  • Use of Cosmatos Group own discharging equipment to assist maintaining high safety standards while avoiding cargo damage (lollipops)

Cosmatos Projects Team played an active role at all discharging operations to ensure that all steps were completed to the client’s full satisfaction.

Transport of high value rotors from Spain to Greece

Cosmatos Group arranged the road transport of two high value rotors, from Reinosa, Spain, to Thessaloniki, Greece.

A full logistics support has been provided to our customers, which included all arrangements for a safe road transport on special trailers, the issuance of road permits, the offloading as well as the provision of suitable indoors storage facility.

Once again, glad to cover our customer’s full scope in the most efficient way!

Road transport from Germany to Evia island Greece of a windmill generator

Cosmatos group arranged a complicated transport of a windmill generator from Aurich, Germany, to Marmari wind farm at Evia island in Greece.

Generator dimensions, (L x W x H) 508 x 420 x 312 cm, weight 25300 kgs each.

Our services included the issuance of road permits, provision of suitable low bed trailer, the efficient coordination between authorities of all countries, the provision of pulling unit at the entrance of the site as well as the timely movement of the transport.

Another success story only to prove our long experience in windmill handling.

Oversized road transport from Netherlands to Greece

Cosmatos Group arranged and coordinated standard and oversized road transport of waste management equipment from Emmen, Netherlands, to Serres, Greece.

Main trommel unit measured L 10.63 x W 3.65 x H 3.65 mtrs and weighted 10.00 mts.

We took care of the road permits, the provision of suitable low-bed and mega trailers, the accurate coordination between all parties involved and the prompt delivery of all transports.

Cosmatos Shipping Services – Multi-modal transport from Greece to France

Cosmatos Group was nominated with the transport of refinery equipment from Greece to BUTACHIMIE refinery in Chalampe, France.

Total cargo consisted of 19 drums with a total weight of 265 mts and total volume of 1700 cbm.

  • 5 units were loaded on two standard trailers for delivery to Chalampe
  • 8 OOG units were loaded on four semi and low bed trailers for delivery to Chalampe
  • 6 OOG units were used for the on-carriage to Thessaloniki port and loaded directly on a part chartered vessel with destination the port of Rotterdam. Upon arrival, they were stored at port terminal and then loaded on a barge for river transport to Ottmarsheim pier until the final delivery by road to the refinery

Larger unit for direct road transport: length 13.50 m, width 3.16 m, height 4.04 m, weight 16t.

Larger unit for transport via sea & river: length 9.40 m, width 4.60 m, height 5.50 m, weight 35t.

Cosmatos Project team played the key role in all loading and discharging coordination in order to ensure that all steps were followed and completed.

The whole project was concluded as per contract and within the agreed delivery time frame and cost, despite the fact that part of the transport was a partial shipment for sea vessel, as well as that three modes of transport (road/sea/river) were used for the cargo to reach its destination.

DAP deliveries are our expertise and that is why our team of experts provided full logistics support to our client following the cargo operation through all stages.

All in good order and our commitment towards the client was met in full. That’s what counts for us!

Transport of desalter vessels from Greece to Russia

Cosmatos Shipping Services SA arranged the port operations at Thessaloniki for the export of four (4) desalter vessels with spares parts to Russia on a sea river vessel.

Each vessel measured L 14.50 x W 3.60 x H 4.20 mtrs and weighted 36.00 mts each.

We took care of the customs export formalities, the port stevedoring and cranage arrangements, the lashing and welding, the issuance of Lashing Certification, the loading survey as well as the preparation of all shipping documents.

Road transport of windmill blades from Poland to Greece

Cosmatos Shipping Services arranged a complicated but most economical transport of windmill blades form Goleniow Poland to South Greece.

Blades measured L 44.2 x W 2.60 x H 2.81 mtrs and weighed 10400 kgs each.

CSS services included the issuance of road permits, the provision of suitable extendible trailers, the efficient coordination between authorities of all countries as well as the timely movement of the transport during snowy weather conditions.

Pipe bundles from Poland to Greece

Cosmatos Shipping Services arranged several oversized road transports with pipe bundles from Poland to Ptolemais Greece.

Bundle’s length measured approx. 23.00 mtrs and the width was a bit less than 4.00 mtrs each.

CSS services included the issuance of road permits, provision of suitable tele trailers with two tables, the proper coordination between all parties and the timely movement of the transports.

Shipping 315 vehicles from Greece to Egypt

Cosmatos Shipping Services handled 315 cars in two lots via Thessaloniki port to Egypt.

CSS arranged the offloading from trucks, temporary storage within Thessaloniki port Free Zone, transit formalities, loading on a car carrier vessel by private gang and the issuance of shipping documents.

It was a delicate operation, considering the value of the brand new cars, which was conducted under extreme safety conditions and with tight deadlines in order to catch the scheduled departure of the vessel.

Happy faces once again!

Conveyor belts to South Africa

Cosmatos Shipping Services arranged the transport of 15 conveyor belts from Ex Works Volos site up to FOB Piraeus.

Cargo measured L 4.60 x W 1.60 x H 3.20 mtrs and weighed 34 mts each.

CSS arranged the certification of the gantry crane at shipper’s site, loading on trucks, customs export formalities, transport to Piraeus port, stuffing and lashing on mafi trailers and loading on board a HOEGH line vessel with final destination South Africa.

Despite the rather complicated operation with tight deadlines in order to meet the scheduled departure of the vessel, the operation run smoothly, leaving us all with happy faces.

Transport of steel constructions from Germany to Greece

Cosmatos Shipping Services SA arranged a direct road transport of two steel constructions with dimensions L 1200 / W 350 / H 460 cm, weight 8392 kgs each, from Xanten, Germany, to Ptolemais, Greece.

Cosmatos arranged the booking of suitable open trucks including the issuance of the needed permits between all countries.

The shipment reached successfully its destination within the minimum possible transit time of seven days.

Transport of flare KOD drum from Greece to Israel

Cosmatos Shipping Services, exclusive member of THLG in Greece, has recently arranged the transport of a flare kod drum with dimensions L 1380 / W 455 / H 460 cm, weight 36900 kgs, from Thessaloniki, Greece, to Ashdod, Israel, via the port of Piraeus in Greece.

Cosmatos arranged the transshipment operation to discharge and carefully reload the cargo at port of Piraeus.

The cargo was placed onto a 50-foot Mafi unit and lashed at all contact points. The shipment was then safely and successfully loaded onto a Ro/Ro vessel in the shortest possible time with final destination Israel.

6 used Komatsu HD785-7 & parts at Piraeus G2 Keratsini port

Cosmatos Shipping Services (CSS) recently carried out operations at Piraeus G2 Keratsini of 6 dismantled Komatsu used trucks & parts which arrived on board a liner vessel and needed to be transshipped to a river vessel.

The shipment consisted of 6 chassis, main bodies, trays & tyres with total weight of 442.00 mts.

Tray dimensions: length 9.70 mtrs, width 5.53 mtrs, height 3.50 mtrs and weight 29.00 mts each.

Chassis dimensions: length 8.70 mtrs, width 5.35 mtrs, height 3.90 mtrs & weight 42.57 mts each.

CSS arranged the unlashing – unstuffing from 12 mafi trailers, the loading on board a river vessel, the supply of lashing equipment, the lashing/welding service, the transit customs formalities and the overall coordination of the shipment.

A rather complicated operation with tight time deadlines was completed with great success.

Refinery parts from Piraeus port to Helpe Aspropirgos

Cosmatos Shipping Services SA has successfully fulfilled the delivery of refinery parts from Piraeus port to HELPE Refinery at Aspropirgos, Greece.

CSS managed the cargo unlashing, lifting services from four mafi trailers, loading on trucks with suitable cranes/beams, the customs formalities and, lastly, the inland transport from Piraeus port to the site.

The shipment consisted of 4 modules and a wooden box with spare parts:

Lower Module I: l/b/h 5.00×3,87×3,29 – 44740 kgs
Central Module II: l/b/h 4.55×4,60×2,99 – 40860 kgs
Central Module III: l/b/h 4.55×4.60×2,90 – 40750 kgs
Upper module IV: l/b/h 4.55×3,65×3,03 – 41130 kgs

The delivery was performed within the agreed time frame with no damages.

Cosmatos Group, exclusive member of THLG in Greece, undertakes reverse military logistics

Once again we were trusted to prove our expertise in military logistics.

Cosmatos Shipping Services SA (CSS) recently carried out an all-inclusive military logistics service.

The shipment consisted of vehicles, trailers, forklifts, excavators, fuel tanks, 20ft containers as well as dangerous goods of various classes including IMO Class 1.

CSS provided road haulage for containers and out-of-gauge machinery, arranged for temporary storage of all cargo, port stevedoring, IMO cargo declarations, Customs formalities and the overall coordination of the shipment.

Loading of refinery equipment for Egypt

Cosmatos Shipping Services (CSS) recently carried out operations at Thessaloniki port for the export of refinery equipment to Egypt.

The shipment consisted of three main columns and spares with total volume 452.00 cbm. The longest length handled was 27.00 mtrs.

CSS arranged the temporary storage of the cargo at the port, the stevedoring, the IMO cargo declarations and the overall coordination of the shipment.

Delivery of military boats from Lesvos island, Greece, to Lisbon, Portugal

Cosmatos Shipping Services SA delivered two Portuguese military boats from Lesvos Island in Greece to Lisbon in Portugal.

CSS handled the pre-loading survey, the loading of the boats on the trucks, the inland transport including the ferry liner service from Lesvos island to Piraeus port, the onwards loading on mafi trailers, lashing & securing, the customs export formalities and finally the sea freight to the final destination.

The shipment consisted of two military boats and 1x20ft container with spare parts.

Boat dimensions measured length 11.00 mtrs , width 3.00 mtrs , height 4.20 mtrs and weight 7.00 mts each.

The precise coordination in meeting all intermodal stages right on time resulted in cost saving for our customer and played a crucial role in the successful outcome of this project.

Delivery of transformer with auxiliary equipment from Istanbul, Turkey to Syros island, Greece

Cosmatos Shipping Services SA delivered a power transformer with auxiliary equipment from Istanbul, Turkey, to Syros island, Greece.

The shipment consisted of the main body with dimensions l/b/h 500x320x410cm, weight 61600 kgs plus accessories of about 150,00 cbm.

The challenge accepted was to perform a combined means of transport project during the busy summer holiday period in Greece and the political crisis outburst in Turkey.

CSS handled the inland and sea transport until offloading at Syros island within the tight time frame schedule, leaving all parties involved satisfied.

Delivery of decoke equipment from Thessaloniki Greece to Jubail in Saudi Arabia

Cosmatos Shipping Services SΑ delivered decoke equipment from Thessaloniki Greece to Jubail in Saudi Arabia.

CSS handled the loading, lashing & securing, inland transport and sea freight.

The shipment consisted of 4 packages of 289,80 cbm in total. The biggest unit measured 12.00 mtrs in length , 3.70 mtrs in width , 4.70 mtrs in height and weighted 26.00 mts.

It required careful loading and lashing due to the uneven spread of the weight and height of the cargo.

COSMATOS & AMATHUS cooperate for a project in CYPRUS

THLG Members COSMATOS SHIPPING SERVICES and AMATHUS AEGEAS cooperated to deliver at VASILIKOS cement factory a SIEMENS Gear Box of weight 100 tns and dimns 5130x3990x3520. We organised the offloading from a coastervessel,clearance,transport from port to the factory and offloading at the site. The biggest available mobile crane AC 400 at the island used for this operation.