Panalpina awarded off-shore transport contract by Chiyoda

Chiyoda Corporation, Japan’s leading engineering and construction firm, has selected Panalpina’s project division Panprojects to provide off-shore transport for approximately 50’000 freight tons of cargo from Europe and the U.S.A. for the construction of a coker unit as part of the Jubail Export Refinery Project, also commonly referred to as "JED".

The project is scheduled to begin in 2010 and is planned for completion at the end of 2012. Panprojects will provide dedicated resources in both its Bremen, Germany and Tokyo, Japan offices as well as on site in the Chiyoda offices to ensure seamless service for the duration of the project.

About Panalpina

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions. The company combines its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions. Drawing on in-depth industry know-how and customized IT systems, Panalpina manages the needs of its customers' supply chains, no matter how demanding they might be. Energy Solutions is a specialized service for the energy and capital projects sector. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 75 countries, and it works with partner companies in a further 90 countries. Panalpina employs 15,000 people worldwide who deliver a comprehensive service to the highest quality standards – wherever and whenever.