Seismic cargo completes complex journey to Lake Tanganyika

Offshore staff

LONDON – GAC UK and GAC-Seaforth have delivered a consignment of cargo for a seismic survey in Lake Tanganyika, Burundi. Reading, UK-based Surestream Petroleum is the operator.

GAC UK helped ship 60 tons of cargo to the seismic operations base on the lakeshore. It comprised fabricated steel sections, stores, tools, chemicals, seismic equipment, and a 10-m (33-ft) chase boat.

After assessing the various delivery options, the main consignment was sent in containers by sea from Ipswich, eastern England to Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania. Here GAC-Seaforth took over transportation of the cargo by road to Bujumbura, with selected items sent by air direct to their final destination. 


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