Chapman Freeborn and partners deliver USV from UK to US on B747-800F charter

Chapman Freeborn and logistics partners SPI International and Logik Logistics International have completed transport of the first-ever C-Worker vessel – an unmanned surface vehicle – from Portsmouth, UK, to Lafayette, Louisiana, in the US.

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – Chapman Freeborn and logistics partners SPI International and Logik Logistics International have completed transport of the first-ever C-Worker vessel – an unmanned surface vehicle (USV) – from Portsmouth, UK, to Lafayette, Louisiana, in the US.

The 20-ft (6-m) vessel, designed to conduct autonomous subsea positioning, surveying, and environmental monitoring, was flown on a chartered British Airways Boeing 747-800 freighter aircraft, coordinated by Chapman Freeborn.

SPI International and Logik Logistics contributed their specific expertise in the packaging, export preparation, and inland trucking of this USV cargo from a shipyard in Portsmouth, UK, to London Stansted Airport.

02/19/2014

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