Entries by Stuart Tobin

Thunderbolt moves 2 steel mill rolls weighing 15,783 kgs each

Two steel mill rolls weighing 15,783 kgs each arrived at The Port of Baltimore on a 40’ flat rack.  The Thunderbolt team arranged to have it picked up, all wrapping removed and loaded on 2 flat bed trucks fully tarped and delivered them to Mansfield, OH. Thunderbolt Global routinely handles the transportation of steel mill rolls throughout the United […]

New SOLAS container requirements taking effect July 1st, 2016

SOLAS CONTAINER REQUIREMENTS What is SOLAS– IMO’s- International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) requires that every containers Gross Mass is verified(with a signature) prior to stowage aboard the ship/vessel. Who is Responsible– The shipper is responsible for the Verification of the Gross Mass of a container. They are also responsible for […]