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Sunday, 13 December 2009





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Agility wins logistics contract

Sri Lanka's largest wind power project, has got underway with logistics support from Agility Project Logistics, a global leader in project logistics services in May 2010. A contract signed in Colombo recently by Seguwantivu Wind Power (Pvt) Ltd., and Vidatamunai Wind Power (Pvt) Ltd., awarded Agility Logistics the complete logistics services encompassing the shipping, overland transport and delivery of all equipment for the installation of two wind power projects of 10MW each on the coast of Puttalam.

"Agility Logistics was chosen on the basis of the company's global expertise in handling large scale turnkey projects", said Manjula Perera. CEO of Seguwantivu Wind Power (Pvt) Ltd., and Vidatamunai Wind Power (Pvt) Ltd., "The first shipment of the two projects arrived in the Colombo Port in mid November, and the wind turbines have been ordered from Gamsea Wind Technologies of Spain".

Agility Logistics Director/CEO Kelum Amarasekera said special trailers and engines sourced by the overseas offices of Agility were imported for the land transport of the equipment and components of the wind mills for these two projects. '

These projects are to supply environment friendly power to feed the country's growing power requirements, and Agility Logistics is particularly proud to be their logistics partner," he said. The land transport of equipment for the projects will be entrusted to a special team of technical staff brought down to Colombo for the purpose, Amarasekara disclosed. One of the world's leading providers of integrated logistics to businesses and governments, Agility is a publicly traded company with $6.8 billion in annual revenue and more than 37,000 employees in over 550 offices and 120 countries.

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