Jumbo, BBC Chartering in strategic alliance
Jumbo and BBC Chartering, two marine heavy lift and transportation specialists, have agreed to an exclusive strategic co-operation; the “GLOBAL PROJECT ALLIANCE.”According to a joint statement, by joining forces this alliance offers “unrivalled project logistics solutions to EPC’s and project companies.”The objective, the statement further reads, is to improve the worldwide service which is offered by both brands while leveraging their respective complementary strengths and assets. By drawing on the joint capabilities of both companies, the alliance can provide a “best for project” solution by optimizing volume and super heavy lift cargoes for the project.“Jumbo and BBC Chartering make a great match, which one can truly call ‘the biggest and the best’. We look forward to forge this alliance and intensify our collaboration on commercial, operational and strategic levels,” says Svend Andersen, CEO of BBC Chartering.“Both of our companies are family owned, financially strong, and follow a long term strategy in the project shipping sector. As alliance partners we seek to fully utilize our potential arising from BBC Chartering’s market position as leader in the volume market for projects and from Jumbo’s market position as leader in super heavy lift projects” says Twan Voogt, CCO of Jumbo.Both parties say they are committed to providing the resources to explore all possibilities (if necessary supplementing their own fleets with unique additional Ro-Ro tonnage), to increase the value they can deliver to customers, including but not limited to, pre-and on-carriage, documentation and container consolidation when demanded by the project, the companies said.