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Special Cargo Services

Hazardous Cargo

Modern World Logistics has extensive experience in packaging and transporting hazardous material via. air, sea and road transportation. The company can arrange pickup and delivery from all major trading centers throughout the world. Modern World Logistics is efficiently backed by a knowledge based team updated with governmental regulations in Ghana.

Our procedures concerning dangerous goods are based on the following references:
• SOLAS regulation
• MARPOL convention
• IMDG Code
• International Maritime Organisation

For maritime transport of dangerous goods, materials or articles, the International Maritime Organisation has classified them in 9 classes:

• Class 1, Explosives
• Class 2, Gases
• Class 3, Flammable liquids
• Class 4, Flammable solids
• Class 5, Oxidizing substances organic peroxides
• Class 6, Toxic and infectious substances
• Class 7, Radioactive material
• Class 8, Corrosives substances
• Class 9, Miscellaneous dangerous substance and articles

Perishable Cargo

Modern World Logistics is committed to ensure that your perishable shipments will arrive on time. Different kinds of perishables that Modern World Logistics has been handling include foodstuffs, agro-products, pharmaceuticals & more. Modern World Logistics works in compliance with the IATA and established International standards and regulations. Freshness is always maintained, as the products are stored in the cool rooms and freezers where the temperature is systematically controlled.

Service Highlights
• Cold room facilities to handle the broadest range of perishables

Perishables Transported
We provide logistics services for the following products:
• Fruits and Vegetables
• Meats / Fish and Seafood
• Pharmaceuticals
• Hi-Tech Equipment with Climate / Temperature Control Requirements
• Any other Cool Chain Necessities

It is essential that the air waybills for perishable shipments are completed and should be accurate in all respects. Full name, address and telephone number of the shipper and consignee must be mentioned. Temperature requirements must be indicated in the air waybill and may be marked on packages in bold letters below the name and address of the consignee.

Over Dimensional Cargo and Project Cargo

Modern World Logistics is equipped to handle over-dimensional and project shipments safely, whether they are moving overseas, locally, or anywhere within the country. The company is well versed in the required permits, legal restrictions and necessary equipment to ensure the smooth transit of over-dimensional freight anywhere in the Ghana and to neighbor countries.

Specially designed containers and material handling equipment are used to carry Over Dimensional Cargo (ODC) and Over Weight Cargo (OWC) such as oilfield equipment, power plants, compressor stations and so on. For bulkier cargo, special equipment with larger capacity is used. We have well maintained transport facilities to move the ODC and overweight cargo from your factory to the gateway port or vice versa.

Modern World Logistics moves a lot of cargo with unusual requirement for handling / hauling, rigging / securing expertise, and complex planning / scheduling. The company’s expertise in the area allows it to develop a comprehensive strategy that takes into consideration every facet of the project, from freight evaluation and carrier selection, to site surveys and route clearances. This results in considerable savings in both time and cost for our clients – and the avoidance of costly mistakes common with the transport of over dimensional cargo.

The services are intended for:
• Heavy Loads
• Generators / Transformers
• Industrial Equipment
• Heavy Transport
• Turbines
• Machinery Requiring Specialized Packaging
• Plant Relocation