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Member Project Spotlight – Polaris Shipping Agencies, UAE
29 Sep, 2021




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Polaris Projects Division Handles Several Project Shipments


Polaris Shipping Agencies LLC (United Arab Emirates) project team was busy executing several project shipments in August, handling a wide variety of project cargo from Drilling Rigs, Construction Equipments to OOG shipment of roto mill process module and accessories. Some shipments were handled successfully as follows.


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  1.   Local handling of Bauer Drilling Rig BG 2H ex-Turkey


Polaris Projects was responsible for local handling included customs clearance and delivery to the customer. Our scope of work covered receiving the cargo from Under Hook inward vessel, necessary third-party independent survey, shifting from discharge berth to Customs inspection point for necessary inspections, final customs clearance, and in-land delivery to customers.


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  1.   Construction Equipment to Europe and China to UAE


Polaris Projects has been awarded another repeat order for time-bound delivery of construction equipment, including excavators, telescopic forklifts, Bulldozers, Truck mounted cranes, etc. from UAE to Europe and from Port Lianyungang, China to UAE. 


Both shipments combined with around 4200 freight tons. The maximum unit weight of 72 MT. There was a strict delivery deadline which had to be executed on time as agreed.  Thanks to special and preferential support provided by our regular liner operators, Polaris enjoys excellent and preferential relations considering the volumes and mutual commitments.


Polaris's scope of work included pre-carriage from Suppliers, completing all related Customs requirements, third-party independent surveys, coordinating for documentation and handling at load, discharge ports, sourcing of suitable vessel basis liner terms, etc. Since Polaris represents several European Heavy lift Carriers, including BBC Chartering as their port agents in all Middle East ports, it gives Polaris better possibilities to source suitable charter tonnage.


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3) Receiving and local handling of Roto mill process module and accessories


Polaris Projects was entrusted with local handling of Roto Mill Module shipment and accessories that were shipped on 2 x 40' and 2 x 20' flat racks after necessary dismantling from Southampton, the UK to Abu Dhabi. It's accommodated on container vessels because the size of the biggest piece is 3.5M in width and 4.55M in height. 


Our scope also included door delivery. With a maximum height restriction of 5 Mtrs allowed on UAE roads officially, Polaris' experienced team arranged for route survey before vessel arrival with necessary method statements and route map prepared for Client's go ahead and necessary approvals from authorities. Required trailers, including special low loaders, were positioned alongside and on standby for permission from the port authority to avoid vessel operation delays.  Subsequently, on completion of all formalities, the shipment was transported overnight with required police permission/escort and delivered to the receivers on time.  



Polaris Shipping Agencies LLC has been in business since 1992 and is a leading agency and Project Logistics Company in the United Arab Emirates, offering diversified services to an established and global customer base.


Polaris represents several reputed European Heavy Lift Carriers as port agents in the Middle East / Persian Gulf ports. Hence, it gives our customers convenience when dealing with our single point of contact. Project movements complimented with the support of our experienced project team by offering dedicated account management, listening to each client's needs and requirements.


Contact our BDM - Mr. Rajesh Damodaran at + 9714 8832586 / +97150 6507304 or email us at rajesh@polarisdubai.com to work with us.









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