October 28 - UK-based logistics company, Cory Logistics has shipped a pilot boat from Wales to Kenya for commercial boat builder Mustang Marine.
The boat was loaded directly from water onto a OXL heavy lift vessel with 300 tonne lifting capacity (pictured below).
Cory Logistics project managed all the services involved in this shipment including heavy lift vessel agency, customs documentation, warranty surveying, insurance and managing technical issues.
Mike Bryant of Cory Logistics said: "We were delighted to successfully complete this project which was part of our expanding operations in Wales. We have a strong commitment to the Welsh market since opening our Cory office in Cardiff earlier this year."
Nahoda II, is a 22.4 m pilot boat which will be used by the Kenyan Port Authority in the Port of Mombassa.
Kevin Lewis, managing director of Mustang Marine commented: "This is the fourth pilot boat we have built for the export market - the other three are already operational in China - and we have used Cory Logistics every time because they provide a high quality and cost effective service."
Pictured below the 65 tonne pilot boat is loaded for shipment to East Africa.