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Geodis Wilson gets canal contract

[ October 4, 2012   //   ]

Geodis Wilson, the freight forwarding and heavy lift division of the Geodis Group  is helping to bring about an event eagerly-anticipated by the world’s freighting industry – the expansion of the Panama canal to handle the new generation of mega containerships. The forwarding and heavylift specialist has been awarded a $50 million contract by steel manufacturer Cimola to manage the transport of 16 lock gates, each weighing more than 4,000 tons, to the Canal. An initial vessel, carrying four of the gates will depart from Italy in February 2013 and will be followed by a further three shipments throughout the year.

 

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