CNC and the CMA CGM Group comply with the safety standards and regulations in the handling of special project cargoes that cannot be containerized.
In addition to the independent cargo surveyors that the Group employs at Ports of Loading (POL) and Ports of Discharge (POD), we have a team of dedicated staff who will supervise the movement of your special cargo shipment from origin to destination. The team of highly skilled professionals will always ensure safety first and provide the best transport and handling conditions possible.
The Group complies with all international regulations, including but not limited to:
Safe practice for cargo stowage
The case studies below provide illustrations how CMA CGM Group delivers the special cargoes in a safe and secured manner.
Yachts Expedition : Loading of the yacht seen from the hold
Loading of the yacht with a gantry crane assisted by a spreeder frame to enable the straps to pass under the hull. The structure under the yacht’s hull , called a “craddle”, must be adapted to maritime transport (seaworthiness).
Placing of the yacht on board
Loading and placing of a yacht in the hold using lifting straps
Yachts Expedition : Stowage of a yacht in the hold
Securing/Stowage of the yachts in the hold on a bed of flat racks. The mast already packed and protected was placed on the side of the flat rack bed.
Out of Gauge cases to Chinese River Port
Crates: Securing of Crates on Flat Racks
View of crates secured at the 40’ FR anchor points before unloading. Protection pieces on top of the crates structures ensure the integrity of the upper structure’s packaging.
Securing of crates on flat racks
Securing the crates on flats : It is recommended to protect the crates structure at the straps passing points
Crates: Crates protection before lifting
Unloading handling for crates over 40 tons with lifting straps and a hook. The crate is reinforced at the principal contact points, which is essential for handling the crate without damaging it.
Direct transhipment from the vessel to the barge
The crates now on the barge, seen from the mother vessel after transshipment, on the way the 17th fluvial port on on the pearl River in south china.
Transport of container carrying OOG cargo
OOG: Vehicule on wheels on a flat rack
Loading of a 40’ flat OOG with slings with sides folded back. Special wedges were planned by the shipper to block the wheels and secure everything.
Crate on Flat Rack
Crate on a flat rack. Blocking, securing a package with metallic slings and bits of wood. The precautions taken by the shipper permits the safe transport of the goods.
OOG: Sailing boat on a 40’ Flat rack
For secure handling the ISO corners of the Flat Rack Container should be left free for a vertical sling hold . The shipper or the forwarder is responsible for the packing.
The weight of the piece should be shared out over the totality of the floor surface. This is done with frame wood as above; The drum is secured from its centre towards the flat rack container specific points.
OOG: Special part on 20’ Flat Rack
The frame wood ensures a secure support for the goods. The chains complete a perfect packing.