The week in brief
on October 3, 2013
One of Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ Antonov AN-124-100 freighters delivered more than 90 tonnes of oilfield equipment from Calgary, Canada to Surgut, Russia.
The cargo of Calfrac Well Services Ltd consisted of two pumps used to perform hydraulic fracturing on trailers, a truck-mounted blender and auxiliary equipment for oil and gas well stimulation at fields in Western Siberia. Volga-Dnepr also completed a series of flights delivering space equipment for Astrium GmbH, a German division of Europe’s largest aerospace company. Three Swarm satellites were carried onboard three Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ IL-76TD-90VD freighter flights at Plesetsk Cosmodrome from Munich.
Mentfield Logistics, an international logistics company, opened its new offices in Vietnam. In recent years, Vietnam has started to become an attractive competitor to China as a center for the production and shipping of products and goods across the globe.