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Yes, we handle Special Equipment

In October, our Manager – Freight Pricing, Cathy Fong, attended an information session on “Special Equipment”, held by Hapag-Lloyd at Musket’s yard.  The session was hosted by David Piel, Senior Manager – Special Cargo, who provided information on a wide range of topics:

  • Different types of equipment and their characteristics
  • How different types of cargo are loaded and shipped (one example was the loading of a wind turbine that was oversized and overweight)
  • Cargo packaging
  • Weight distributions
  • Container and equipment loading in compliance with the “CTU (Cargo Transportation Unit)
  • Slot allocations
  • Advantages and disadvantages of on-deck and under-deck cargo, etc.

If you have Project Cargo or oversized shipments, please contact Cathy Fong, Manager – Freight Pricing to learn more about our capabilities and pricing.

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