Project Cargo Logistics
Seaways undertakes and executes turnkey logistics for project cargoes comprising of Over Dimensional Cargo (ODC), Over Weight Cargo (OWC), Heavy Lift Cargo and related accessories & spares. In-house technical and professional expertise, combined with reliable network of strategic partners in GPLN network worldwide, enables us to custom design the supply chain and logistics for every single project.
It primarily caters to power, infrastructure, mining, automotive, steel, paper and T&D sectors.
Service Highlights
  • Documentation for export in origin country / port.
  • Arranging and coordinating with suitable freight carriers for the project cargo, including containerized cargo and air logistics.
  • Overseeing the operations as per strict checklist in line with the shipper / manufacturer requirement.
  • Coordinating release of shipping documents for the cargo.
In India:
  • Project registration with the Customs Authority for importation.
  • Route Surveys for determining the safest transportation route for the ODC/OWC
  • Hydrographic surveys for determining barging options for the ODC /OWC
  • Undertaking civil works for strengthening of bridges / bypass constructions / RORO jetty construction.
  • Mock Drill /Dry run for the ODC/OWC logistics.
  • Mobilization of all requisite handling and transportation equipments, including but not limited to hydraulic axles, prime movers, cranes, handling & lashing accessories.
  • Obtaining permissions from various authorities for ODC / OWC transportation, including, but not limited to, NHAI, R&B, Electricity Board, Telecom and local authorities.
  • Undertaking all safety precautions for the transport of the cargo all throughout the route till delivery to the project site.
  • Experienced and trained manpower to handle all equipments.
  • Undertaking customs clearance of all project cargo at the port of discharge.
  • Arranging storage area for the project cargo in the port as required.
  • Maintaining strict checklist as per standard operating procedures (SOP) of project cargo transportation.
  • Final delivery to project site and obtaining clean goods delivery note.
  • Project cargo would also include various containerized shipments and also air cargo logistics for delivery to the project site.
Seaways Africa Logistics
In respect of the Turnkey Projects vertical, Seaways has already executed door delivery project shipments to many countries of Africa such as Algeria, Kenya, Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Ethiopia. Seaways intends to set up own offices in Zambia and Tanzania to monitor and effectively promote and market the present business. Seaways also intends to expand the Turnkey Project services to other African countries in the future.
Over the years, Seaways has also gained expertise in moving over dimensional cargo and over-weight cargo equipment to deepest hinterlands in the African continent. It is one of the few integrated logistics players to execute complex project cargo shipments to the deepest pockets of African countries.
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Service Highlights:
  • Integrated cargo solutions
  • Speedy Customs clearance at all African ports
  • Handling of all kinds of permits and approvals including Abnormal permits (ODC)
  • Arrangement of inland multimodal transport with police escort (wherever applicable) 
  • Motivated own personnel to oversee hassle-free cargo movement
  • Competitive local agents in all African countries and cities to ensure smooth transit of cargo