Pentagon UK Project Team do it again!
Pentagon UK successfully completed the first stage of a new contract to transport a modular drilling rig from New Plymouth, New Zealand, to Peterhead, Scotland. 💪 The Pentagon project team spent the last few months on the ground in New Plymouth to oversee and manage the export preparations. The rig departed New Plymouth on 15 […]
Pentagon Partner, Carlbom Shipping handles world’s largest jack-up vessel!
The world’s largest jack-up vessel Voltaire has arrived in the UK port of Able Seaton to build the largest offshore wind farm in the world. The Voltaire is 182 metres long and 60 metres wide, and its four legs measure over 130 metres. The vessel has a 3,200-tonne Huisman Crane and can lift 16,000 tonnes […]
Pentagon Iraq successfully transport multiple Rigs and Camps
The last several months have seen the Pentagon Iraq office successfully transport multiple Rigs and Camps from the Kurdistan Region via Turkey, to onward destinations. Cargo is loaded and transported under convoy to Iskenderun Port Turkey and safely loaded on our Pentagon-Chartered vessels. All operations are overseen by the Pentagon Iraq & Turkey Project team. These are highly complex […]
Pentagon the Netherlands has expanded!
Pentagon Freight Services have recently bolstered their team in the Netherlands, with a goal of developing a European Gateway. The company has been active for nearly 50 years across the globe in support of critical industries, and with the European push in the energy and marine sectors being considerable, the company is looking to position […]
Pentagon Amsterdam ship a SUPER CAR!
From Amsterdam to the Big Apple, we recently supported shipping the breathtaking Porsche Gembella Mirage GT! 🚀 This limited supercar arrived in style. 🌃🏎️
April Stress Awareness Month
April is Stress Awareness Month, which makes it the perfect time to prioritize our mental health and well-being. It’s super important to recognize and manage stress. Stress can impact all areas of our lives, from our work to our personal relationships, and can have serious long-term effects on our health. But the good news is […]
Pentagon Dartford support an air charter to Brazil
Pentagon Dartford office recently supported one of our customers in London, with an urgent air charter from Prestwick Airport up to Rio De Janeiro. ✈️ With a short notice period, Pentagon could source a 747-400F and have it on the ground in Scotland, ready to load. Gaby Choufani and Lara Hone worked together to price […]
Carlbom and Pentagon provide one-stop shop agency and logistics solution to client
Carlbom Shipping and PFS today completed the discharge of a parcel of Calcium Chloride in Aberdeen off the tanker Key Marin. This operation marked several firsts: PFS handled the Import of product, once again demonstrating the synergies that can be achieved now that Carlbom Shipping is part of the Pentagon family.
Whats Up Down Under?
Offices: Perth & Houston Pentagon Team: Kylie Woodfin & Jason Eastland Summary: Urgent move of freight from US to Thailand. PFS Team utilised cross country trucking in the US to get onto the only available vessel in the region Freight Specs: Offices: Brisbane & Houston Pentagon Team: Kylie Woodfin & Heather Ceron Summary: With the withdrawal of all RoRo […]
CONSULTANCY SERVICES When you send, carry or receive dangerous goods by road, rail or inland waterway, above a certain load size, and it is your main activity, you must appoint a Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser (DGSA). The above rule applies to shippers, hauliers, carriers, packers, fillers, loaders and unloaders of dangerous goods. Legislation states ‘Dangerous […]
DG PACKAGING At Pentagon Freight Services, the Dangerous Goods Division has the facilities to pack, label and / or document your dangerous goods on your behalf, resulting in a one stop shop for all types of cargo. Our staff, with over 45 years combined experience, are highly trained to deal with all nine classes of […]
Air Cargo Aviation Security Training
If you work within the cargo sector and require unescorted access to air cargo or mail you may require air cargo security training provided by a CAA Registered Training Provider. Pentagon Freight Services provides security training for known consignors, regulated agents and approved sub contract hauliers aimed at those who require unescorted access to air […]
Radioactive Material (Air and Sea)
COURSE DESCRIPTION The course will cover the following topics: Our Radioactive material by air course is fully CAA approved (approval number 019704); upon successful completion of the course and exam delegates will receive a certificate which is valid for two years. 2 day radioactive material by air: £315.00 per delegate 1 day radioactive material by […]
Lithium Battery Workshop
COURSE DESCRIPTION Due to recent changes in Regulations, and due to customer concerns in abiding by these changes, we are pleased to offer our lithium battery workshop. This half day awareness level course will cover the following topics: ½ day lithium battery workshop: £65.00 per delegate Pentagon Freight Services PlcPentagon freight centreUnit 2 Kirkton DriveDyceAberdeenAB21 […]
Driver Training (CPC)
COURSE DESCRIPTION Our ADR dangerous goods driver initial training courses can be tailored to meet customer requirements. Our course is run from Monday to Sunday which covers a total of 12 modules. This course equips delegates with the information required to pass the examinations which are set by the SQA. Our course also counts towards […]
COURSE DESCRIPTION Our ADR consignors course is designed for personnel who are involved in either the packing, labelling, documentation, the loading / un-loading of dangerous goods for transport by road. By the end of the course, delegates will be able to: Following this 2 day course there will be an examination; successful delegates will receive […]
DG by Sea – 2 day course
COURSE DESCRIPTION The Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Sea course is designed to equip delegates with previous dangerous goods training or experience with the knowledge required to prepare a shipment of dangerous goods for sea transport in compliance with the IMDG code. By the end of the course, delegates will be able to: As […]
DG by Air (CAA approved)
COURSE DESCRIPTION The Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (3 day initial or 2 day revalidation) course is designed for personnel who prepare / accept shipments of dangerous goods for air transport. By the end of the course, delegates will be able to: This course is CAA approved (approval number 019704). There will be […]