offshore cargo transportation

Volga-Dnepr Airlines (VDA) is the world leader in the market of oversized and super-heavy cargo transportation.

For over 29 years, it has been transforming the transport and logistics concept, providing its customers with timely, reliable and cost-efficient solutions for even the most complex cargo projects for various industries, including aerospace, oil and gas, automotive, energy and others.

Its fleet includes twelve ramp aircraft An-124-100 Ruslan and five modernised Il-76TD-90VD freighters and sales offices are located in different regions of the world.

The loading of 90t of oil and gas equipment for Pacific airlift.
Volga-Dnepr Airlines has safely completed 88 cargo flights carrying over 6,000t of equipment within 103 days to supply the ExxonMobil-operated PNG LNG Project.
Transportation of a gas turbine from Calgary, Canada, to Pittsburgh, US.
Oil separator transportation from Tulsa, US, to Njamena, Chad.
Heat exchanger transportation from Dubai, UAE, to Houston, US.

Transportation for the oil and gas industry

Volga-Dnepr provides transportation services on An-124-100, Il-76TD-90VD and Boeing 747 freighters to the world’s leading oil and gas companies. Since 1990, the oil and gas industry has presented one of Volga-Dnepr’s biggest customer sectors, generating over 10% of the Company’s business for the last 5 years.

Typical projects include the prompt delivery of oversized equipment for upstream, midstream and downstream projects. Loading and offloading of non-demountable large-scale units is another of the company’s proven skills.

The core components to make this happen are Volga-Dneprs’ personnel, the people behind the tools who have extended experience, knowledge and skills to deliver any project, no matter how complex it may seem.

Today Volga-Dnepr’s global team provides the Oil & Gas industry with the technical and engineering air transport solutions the company is known for, including technical and project concept consulting services.

The leading oil and gas companies entrust Volga-Dnepr with their sophisticated equipment, among them being Halliburton, Schlumberger, Exxon Mobil, TOTAL and others.

Express delivery of oversize and super-heavy cargo

The transportation of bulky and super-heavy equipment used to take months for ground or sea deliveries. Today, Volga-Dnepr professionals arrange the same deliveries within days. This significantly expedites production processes for customers, reducing costs and providing additional competitive advantages.

Volga-Dnepr aircraft can land on unprepared runways and carry out cargo loading and unloading without the need for specialist airport handling equipment. This is of particular value for the delivery of equipment to remote regions where oil and gas fields are in the process of being explored.

The optimal combination of aircraft performance, loading scheme and special technical solutions ensure that cost-efficient transportation of any cargo can now be achieved within the shortest time possible.

Leading offshore air cargo carrier

The outstanding operating capability of the An-124-100 aircraft has revolutionised the logistics market.

Companies in major sectors such as oil and gas, heavy construction, energy generation, aerospace and the automotive industry no longer needed to suffer the uncertainties of sending critical cargoes on long road and sea journeys that could take weeks. Using the An-124, they are able to achieve delivery times measured in hours, significantly improving their planning and productivity.

Based on its total operating results, Volga-Dnepr Group is now ranked among the top ten air cargo carriers in the world, guaranteeing fast and seamless logistics solutions for your complex project shipments.