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 […]
The Crab Feast is organized and run almost exclusively by volunteers – by Propeller Club members like Thunderbolt Global. The Crab Feast is a fun event, great for networking in the Greater Baltimore community. A good time was had by the Thunderbolt Global team.
Jim Shapiro & Chris Osborne attended the CLC Project Network conference in Panama City, Panama in October. As part of the conference they visited the new Panama Canal locks in Colon that opened on June 26th that allow post Panamax size vessels to transit the canal. The photo shows the MSC Silvia transiting the […]
Thunderbolt exported this Indy race car to the 2016 Paris Auto show under an ATA carnet. This was sent from Indianapolis to Le Havre, France. As with all Thunderbolt shipments of a sensitive nature, great care was taken by our team to ensure arrival in perfect condition. Images of the vehicle can be seen below. […]
Effective July 1st, 2016, a new regulation from SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) takes effect requiring shippers whose name appears on the bill of lading to verify the gross mass (VGM) of a container carrying cargo. This declaration (see attached) must be received before in gating the container or containers. Such declaration must […]
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 […]