LONDON – Art Collectors, don’t worry your goods are safe with Lufthansa’s new Fine Arts warehouse at Frankfurt Hub. ARTcube is a place to be when Fine Arts goods are being handled, and they are being done so professionally.
This is one of the kind in the world, having a dedicated air freight service for art transportation.
Yesterday, (13th June) the German cargo carrier, presented its new Fine Art warehouse centre in Frankfurt.
This enables the cargo airline to stay competitive and to ensure customers that their precious goods are in absolutely good hands.
The hub offers 155 square meters, and has all-around security, with special storage tailored made from all high-value Fine Arts goods.
Thomas Rohrmeier, Head of Handling Frankfurt at Lufthansa Cargo. “The modern ARTcube combines optimal handling processes with the highest security features.”
“This allows us to meet the special requirements of sensitive art objects and offer customized solutions for the storage of Fine Arts in our Hub”.
He later added that: “With the new building, we have further sharpened our qualitative focus on this special product and thus curators and art collectors experience the best storage conditions for their Fine Arts shipments with us.”
The new facility is a win-win situation for Lufthansa Cargo and the Fine Arts community. Collectors will not have peace of mind, that this kind of special or exclusive warehouse with appropriate gizmos and equipment to handle their precious cargo.
The facility boasts important equipment which is important to fine-art goods, these are a ventilation system with humidity controls, and a heating and cooling system, which will enable to have targeted temperature control.
There will be also vertical window strips on the front of a building, which will enable natural lighting to penetrate the storage. The natural light will also complement with man-made dynamic lighting system, which will protect sensitive goods from Ultra Violet rays.
The facility is being taken care of by highly trained and skilful handling personnel which guarantees efficiency and safety of the goods being looked after at the facility.
The facility is being monitored 24/7, and access to Lufthansa’s ARTcube is controlled and monitored by security technology. There is an additional add-on service, and that is having an individual attendant for a Fine Art courier on the ground.
The German cargo airline frequently flies high-value and well-known Fine Arts goods by renowned artists to lucrative exhibitions around the world.
The building of this specialised warehouse is under the planned infrastructure programme of Frankfurt Airport masterplan, the: LCCevolution.
This includes the building of a central high-rack storage system, which is a crucial artery for the airline to move its goods efficiently. The airline aims by 2029, to have the entire Lufthansa Cargo Center overhauled and refurbished by.
The ARTcube will ensure art collectors and artists can have peace of mind when using the service by Lufthansa Cargo.