Buddha on the move

By Euan Youdale07 September 2010

Maxlines Forwarder Co. Ltd in Taiwan, moved a 10 tonne, 4.5 m high statue of the sitting Buddha Maitreya from the Port of Keelung in Taiwan to Belawan Port in Indonesia.

The Buddha statue was packed into seaworthy wooden crates and loaded onto a 40 foot (12 m) flat rack for the ocean voyage.

Another notable undertaking by Maxlines was the transportation of a CFB boiler set from Tianjin port, China to Taichung port in Taiwan. The scope of work covered the safe transportation of 64 components of delicate boiler equipment weighing 258.9 tonnes and occupying a volume of 681.07 cubic metres.

Latest News
Combilift launches turbine component carrier
Materials handling equipment specialist enters the offshore wind supply arena with new transporter system
SAIA reorganizes MEWP Council
The SAIA’s MEWP Council has assembled a new team and updated its goals and objectives for coming year
Video interview: where is construction on its tech journey?
Andy Verone, Chief Strategy Officer at Contruent on the biggest productivity gains tech can bring