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P&O Ferrymasters expands intermodal fleet with 500-unit order

18th November 2016

Leading pan-European logistics provider P&O Ferrymasters has ordered 500 new palletwide high-cube 45’ containers in the latest phase of expansion by its intermodal division.

P&O Ferrymasters expands intermodal fleet with 500-unit orderThe contract with Dutch manufacturer Unit45 was signed on November 16 at the
Intermodal trade show in Rotterdam. Delivery is due next February, when the partreplacement, part-expansion deal will boost the total fleet to 3,000 units.

The new containers will have an internal height of 2.69 metres and will be equipped
with light bamboo flooring.

P&O Ferrymasters intermodal director Wim Blomme said: “They will be operational
in all our intermodal markets and have been acquired to maintain the division’s
continuous growth strategy.”

Unit45 sales manager Maria Genyn added: “The deal extends a relationship of more
than ten years and marks our vast experience in further innovating the 45’ concept.”


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