FLS Member News: Find out what our member has been doing
Check out the main news from our member Fleet Line Shipping, a leading provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain solutions in the UAE.
About Fleet Line Shipping
For over 15 years, Fleet Line Shipping has been offering a wide range of shipping and cargo related services to a diverse regional and international clientele through a network of representative offices in more than 130 countries. The company is managed by most experienced and dedicated team of professionals with extensive knowledge in all aspects of the shipping industry. As part of their infrastructure, they count with offices strategically located in Dubai and Iraq.
Visit their website or watch the video below to learn more about Freight Line Shipping and services provided!
Fleet Line Shipping News
Twig member in UAE, Fleet Line Shipping completes Heat Exchanger shipments.
The task was to provide an end-to-end logistics solution of several heat exchangers starting from shrink wrapping, loading, lashing, pre-carriage, customs clearance and the ocean freight. FLS in-house Project Engineers worked out a cost effective solution and successfully executed the shipments on time.
According to Peter Mathew, Managing Director of FLS, their expertise in error-free project management over 15 years is their KPI and is what helps us to maintain our reputation of being ‘The First name in Project cargo in UAE and Iraq’.
Fleet Line Shipping is the market leader in shipping Yacht/boat movements in UAE.
Recently, Fleet Line, which is an expert company in Boat/ Yacht shipping in UAE, transported a boat from from Jebel Ali Port to Male Port, the Maldives by sea. The boat was a Royal Craft 28 feet Sports fishing boat (model 2020) with dimensions of 960x250x370 and weighing 3 ton.
This work included: picking up from the origin, arranging coast guard permission, shrink wrapping, saddle making, loading and securing, and also ocean freight. To know more about this shipment, watch the video below!
Fleet Line successfully completes a pipe haul
Fleet Line completed handling a consignment of 350 steel pipes which measured 12 meter long and 0.95 meter diameter weighing 3.2 tons each. Pipes were transported in 70 trailers from Jebel Ali to Ruwais, Abu Dhabi in 3 days time.
Check some images of this transportation:
FLS handles wood pulps in Abu Dhabi
Last week, UAE based Fleet Line Shipping has handled a shipment of 7000 tons wood pulp, loaded from Indonesia and discharged successfully in Abu Dhabi.
See some photos of the operation below:
FLS on the long Pipe basket move in a container ship
Dubai based Fleet Line Shipping has successfully completed moving a Pipe basket measuring 18.54 x 1.43 x 1.41 meters / 11 tons. The basket was loaded in Abu Dhabi onto FLS own 40’ Flat Bed container, secured and lashed by FLS in-house lashing team before transporting the same on a 60’ trailer to Jebel Ali port. In close coordination with DP World Jebel Ali and Karachi port (PICT), the Flat bed container was loaded with the help of hook beam by the gantry crane to the container ship Irenes Reliance Voy 44 and discharged smoothly in Karachi.
This amazing move was completed in record 6 days time from picking cargo from Abu Dhabi to Karachi port.
See some photos of the operation below:
FLS to be BreakBulk Middle East 2019 Expositor
Twig member in the UAE and Iraq, Fleet Line Shipping, will be exhibiting again at the BreakBulk Middle East fair. This year’s event will be held at Dubai World Trade Center on February 11-12. In case you are planning to attend the event, FLS will be glad to arrange complimentary visitors pass for you, please write to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Freight Line Shipping representatives will be waiting for you at the stand 1302!
Freight Line Shipping becomes approved in-house transport & shipping partner
Fleet Line Shipping is now an approved in-house transport/shipping partner of Ritchie Brothers Auctioneers, in Dubai.
RB Auctioneers is a global leader in buying and selling used heavy equipment, trucks and other assets. To serve RB + FLS customers with the highest level of excellence and provide them with prompt and accurate services, FLS have their onsite office which is located within the RBA Auction yard.
The list of services includes:
Shipping guarantee on your behalf to RBA so that you can avoid paying Export duties prior to moving equipment out of RBA yard;
Inspections, measurements and follow up with onsite RBA technical contractors to prepare the equipment ready for transportation and shipping;
Loading and lashing coordination of your equipment into standard and special containers at attractive rates. Some of the big machines, FLS can do the dismantling to fit in shipping containers;
Providing immediate and comprehensive shipping solutions that include local trailer, customs fees, inspections, and port handling services;
Door to Door and Door to Port freight rates, be it RORO, Breakbulk, Special equipment ( Flat Rack, Open tops, Flatbeds, etc) & standard containers;
Prompt post shipment follow up, BL posting and tracking updates without the need for constant reminders;
Regardless of the size and value of the units that you have purchased at the auction, FLS has a solution ready for the best value of your money.
FLS – Dubai wins a contract to move oil and gas equipment
For this edition of our Member News, we will update you about the news we have recently heard from Twig UAE member Fleet Line Shipping. FLS-Dubai is proud to announce they won a contract to move about 11,000 freight ton Oil and Gas equipment and Pipes from UAE to Iraq.
The first batch of Pipe Layer machines (each of them weighing 45 tons) were successfully loaded on a Ro-Ro ship from Jebel Ali to Umm Qasr port in Iraq. FLS team was in charge of the entire process, from transportation to customs clearance and delivery of the machines to the project site, which is 450 km away from the port.
See some pictures of the operation below:
FLS performs project cargo operation to move Oil Heater
FLS has recently handled an Oil Heater measuring 15 x 4.20 x 5.1 m/30 tons.
The cargo was picked from Abu Dhabi on an EXW basis brought to Jebel Ali port and loaded on a container ship on direct loading basis. Fleet Line Shipping project operations team well coordinated with the Port, Customs and vessel operator and the job was well executed by placing 4×40’ empty Flat Rack containers on board. Then, the cargo was loaded through the shore crane and the shipment was discharged in Mombassa port in a record 9 days time from pick up date.
Below, you can check out some photos of the operation:
FLS delivers caravans to Iraq
Freight Line Shipping has delivered 12 furnished caravans, each measuring 12.3 m x 3.5 m x 3. 5 m.
The operation happened from EXW Karachi to the Door Rumillah oil field, located in Basra, Iraq. The units were shipped in 12 Flat Bed containers owned by Fleet Line Shipping from Karachi port to Umm Qasir on board a container ship via Jebel Ali. Upon the arrival of the caravans, FLS office in Iraq was also in charge of performing Customs clearance and transporting them overland to the project site.
FLS provides end-to-end logistics solution for project cargo
Freight Line Shipping has recently executed a shipping project comprising of Oil and Gas equipment.
As part of the operation, Fleet Line’s experienced team picked up the cargo from customers warehouse in Jebel Ali and had it safely delivered at the project site in Kuwait. The cargo was carried by Fleet Line Shipping’s own special equipment of 12×40’ Flat Rack and 5×40’ Open Top Containers. Their crew was also in charge of performing loading and lashing.
Check out some photos of the operation below:
FLS moves mobile Rig from UAE to Uzberkistan
Freight Line Shipping was in charge of moving a mobile Rig comprising of 5000 freight ton from customers door in the UAE to the project’s site in Uzbekistan.
The operation was successfully concluded and adds one more outstanding job to Fleet Line’s extensive portfolio. The company has also recently handled boats for a boat show in Dubai (read it here) and has also been certified by world-renowned certification body UKAS – United Kingdom Accreditation Service, (you can check it out here).
FLS handles boats for boat show in Dubai
Freight Line Shipping has handled several boats for the recently concluded boat show in Dubai. One of them measuring 19 x 5 x 4.1 meters was shipped from Jebel Ali to Basra, Iraq.
Below you can see some of the pictures of the boat shipped:
FLS is certified by world-renowned certification body UKAS
The freight forwarding company has now successfully complied with the Globally Accepted Environmental Standard, as well as Health and Safety Standards. This means that Fleet Line is now certified by world-renowned certification body UKAS – United Kingdom Accreditation Service, who has issued them the two recognitions below:
The combination of the above certifications not only ensures that Fleet Line’s systems and processes are meeting with globally accepted standards, but also that their operations related to critical areas of environment, health and safety are more than adequately complying with the universal standards.
FLS improves perishable items shipping
Aiming to preserve the quality of perishable items such as fruits, meat, and medicine during transportation services, Fleet Line has launched a new tool. The company provides customers with a temperature monitoring device, so they can ensure the containers and trucks in charge of delivering their products were in the right temperature conditions.
The device is pre-configured by Fleet Line and just needs to be activated by a simple press on the start button. Upon the product’s arrival at its final destination, the customer can press the stop button and will have access to all the shipping record of their products. This data can be accessed as secure PDFs posted to the internet, emailed or archived to the customers’ analysis.
Fleet Line prides itself on being the only company doing door delivery of perishable items in Iraq!
FLS handles re-export shipments
Fleet Line Shipping has successfully managed to arrange re-export of 1700 CBM project cargo from Iraq to Jebel Ali. Shipment comprising of 10 mobile units like Crane, Cementing Unit, logging truck, well-testing trailers etc, along with some 40 skids of Oil & Gas equipment was successfully transported on door/door basis.
The freight forwarder obtained re-export permits from various authorities and arranged transportation from the project site to Umm Qasr port, completed inspections from Ministry of Oil & customs and the same was loaded on FLS chartered multi-purpose vessel discharged in Jebel Ali and transported for storage inside Jebel Ali Free Zone.2
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