Some time ago, Global Gravity received a request for a not-quite-standard task. A large operator in Norway crossed upon a challenge they couldn’t solve alone. So, they asked transportation companies in their neighborhood to help them, but nobody had the right solution. At that moment, they started looking outside of Norway for the right company to offer them a unique solution. This was the moment when we stepped in.
You may wonder what the problem was that only Global Gravity could fix
The operator urgently needed to transport several containers filled with 7” casing to Houston and back. In Houston, a special coating plant waited for their pipe to be delivered, and the time was running out. The main issue was not the transportation itself but how to protect pipes with its new special ceramic coating on the return journey.
We all know that the transportation of tubulars in containers is not new at all. Still, it has huge safety complications for the personnel packing and unpacking the containers, and there is a high probability of the tubular being damaged during loading and unloading.