It is with satisfaction that Malta Freeport Terminals announces the call at its facilities of the Large Car Truck Carrier (LCTC) of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, m/v Fedora. The vessel berthed at Terminal One North Quay and around 500 vehicles were discharged with the operation taking a significantly short time to complete. Indeed, Malta Freeport’s facilities are fully geared up to handle efficiently such operations and the Company has extensively marketed its facilities over the years with car carrier operators. M/V Fedora has a capacity of 8,000 cars and was built to the highest class of Lloyd’s Register of Shipping. It has a length of 227.8m, a beam of 32.26m, an air draft of 51.98m and a gross tonnage of 71,583.
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) is a world leader in the transportation of cars. Last year WWL transported 4.3 million units, 1.8 million by sea and 2.5 million inland. The Company has 60 modern car carriers and Ro-Ro vessels in operation, servicing 13 trade routes to six continents. WWL employs 3,500 employees worldwide with offices throughout the Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania. Their services range from global ocean transportation using highly advanced and flexible vessels, to storage and port distribution centres, port processing, inland distribution and complete supply chain management, offering a reliable, on-time delivery from factory to dealer. Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics is represented in Malta by Gollcher Group.
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