TNT transports mast for Sydney-Hobart race
Global express and logistics provider TNT recently transported an unusual but key piece of yachting equipment from Liege to Sydney via Singapore for the renowned Sydney-Hobart sailing race. The 44 metre-long mast, separated into two sections each measuring 22 metres, was transported from TNTÃ¢â‚¬™s hub in Liege, Belgium to Singapore on board TNTÃ¢â‚¬™s B747 freighter. […]
February 1, 2010
Due to its length and fragility, the yacht mast required nose loading and unloading along with the of a crane to ensure that this critical component of the racing yacht was handled efficiently and carefully in and out of TNTÃ¢â‚¬™s freighter. The yacht mast is worth hundreds of thousands of dollars and is virtually irreplaceable.