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Freight Traders on the double

Freight Traders has coordinated the transport of a drilling rig from Whangarei port in New Zealand to St Vincent in the Caribbean.

The consignment consisted of 87 packages, with a total weight of 1,303.7 tonnes. Freight Traders was responsible for receiving and storing the components at the port.

The company also provided stevedoring services, completed a lashing survey and organised the charter of the vessel to the port of destination.

In a separate project, Freight Traders cooperated with Orchid Shipping, part of the Parekh Group, to move water treatment equipment from India to Rarotonga, the Cook Islands.

The consignment included oversized tanks, measuring 4.55 m tall.

Freight Traders was tasked with loading, securing and transporting the water tanks to Chennai port as well as coordinating the onward transportation to the port of Rarotonga.

Both Freight Traders and Orchid Group are members of the XLProjects (XLP) network.

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