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Scallywag 100 Shipped on CMA CGM Operated Vessel

Year: 2019
Location: Sydney, Australia
Description: CMA CGM has been tasked with shipping 'Scallywag 100', a 29-tonne racing yacht from Sydney, Australia to Savannah, USA.The shipment itself took place on January 14, 2019, after the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.Scallywag 100 measures 35.04 m in length and 5.8 m wide. It was transported on a bespoke cradle aboard the 2,257 teu Seatrade Orange containership, which operates on CMA CGM’s Panama Direct service linking Oceania to the US East Coast and Northern Europe.Scallywag 100’s boom, mast and dagger boards were removed for shipment; the racing yacht and these components were secured on 18 x 40 ft flatracks on deck.The lifting, stowing and lashing operations were completed with the racing yacht team on hand. Together with the shipping line’s surveyor, they were there to guide the CMA CGM team to ensure that all slinging, lifting and lashing was completed appropriately.Seatrade Orange will sail for 35 days via the Pacific Ocean, through the Panama Canal and the Caribbean Sea, en route to Savannah.

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