Tschudi delivers first half of Hising Bridge

first_imgThe finished bridge will be 350 m long and will consist of 42 separate elements – 22 of which have now arrived in the Swedish city.The components were loaded onto the Symphony Spirit in Bilbao, using the vessel’s two cranes in a tandem lift. The heaviest item weighed 149 tonnes and the total weight of the shipment was 1,774 tonnes. The journey from Spain to Sweden took five days.Tschudi Logistics Denmark was responsible for finding and chartering a suitable vessel for the job; designing the transport scope; loading and discharging the oversized elements; and lashing and securing of the cargo.Tschudi Logistics Sweden (located in central Gothenburg) oversaw the unloading process, again using the Symphony Spirit’s cranes.Thomas Vestergaard, chief commercial officer at Tschudi Logistics Group, said: “We started our preparations as early as 2015 and it is a delight to see how all of our hard work is coming together in a smooth operation. To ensure optimal handling of cargo, we were present on site, both in Bilbao for loading and here in Gothenburg for discharge.”tschudilogistics.comlast_img read more


Abueva-led Alaska shoots down Star in PBA PH Cup

first_img[/av_textblock][/av_one_full] [av_one_full first min_height=” vertical_alignment=” space=” custom_margin=” margin=’0px’ padding=’0px’ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ background_color=” src=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=”][av_heading heading=’Abueva-led Alaska shoots down Star in PBA PH Cup’ tag=’h3′ style=’blockquote modern-quote’ size=” subheading_active=’subheading_below’ subheading_size=’15’ padding=’10’ color=” custom_font=”]By ADRIAN STEWART CO[/av_heading][av_textblock size=” font_color=’custom’ color=’#0a0a0a’]Sunday, January 15, 2017[/av_textblock][av_textblock size=” font_color=’custom’ color=’#0a0a0a’]MANILA – Calvin Abueva spearheaded the Alaska Aces’ attack in the overtime to score a 97-90 win over the Star Hotshots in the 2016-2017 Oppo PBA Philippine Cup at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.With the score tied at 86-all, Abueva opened the scoring for the Aces in the overtime for a 91-89 lead. He later converted another fast break basket from a pass by Jvee Casio to make it a fourth-point game.After consecutive misses from the three-point line by Hotshots’ Mark Andy Barroca and Paul Lee, the Aces iced the game with four free throws from Vic Manuel and Chris Banchero.Abueva finished the match with 23 points, nine rebounds and four steals for the Aces, which moved up to a 4-3 win-loss slate in the standings to tie with the GlobalPortBatang Pier and TNT Katropa.Manuel chipped in 25 points and eight rebounds, while RJ Jazul and Casio had 13 and 10 points, respectively, for the Aces, which is coming from a 19-day break following its last match on Dec. 23.“Calvin and Vic. Silatalagaangbidasagame naito with their tremendous energy.But there were other players on the opposite end ofthe spectrum. Ordinary fans, bakahindinakita yon,” said Aces head coach Alex Compton.AlleinMaliksi top-scored with 15 points, while Rafael Reavis chipped in a conference-best 13 markers for the Hotshots, which suffered its second straight defeat to slide down to a 3-4 record./PNlast_img read more