Logistec helps meet demand for renewable energy
Logistec Stevedoring Inc. is playing a key role to help meet renewable energy demand in North America by teaming up with the world's largest wind turbine manufacturers to get their highly sensitive product to market.
Logistec has worked closely with logistics specialists, vessel owner representatives, trucking companies, railways and crane suppliers to ensure the productive, safe and damage-free handling of wind turbine equipment.
"We have handled dozens of wind turbine shipments throughout our extensive network,” said Curtis Doiron, Logistec's national sales manager. "We even have been asked by our customers to provide cargo-handling services in ports where we do not typically operate.
"When it comes to moving this type of specialized cargo, the message we are receiving from clients is that we continue to exceed expectations.”
To meet the needs of its customers, Logistec has operations in strategic geographic locations on the Great Lakes, along the St. Lawrence River, and on the U.S. East Coast. By offering strong operational expertise, available lay-down space, as well as its own crane equipment in many of these locations, Logistec is ideally positioned to handle equipment for onshore and offshore wind energy projects in Canada and the U.S.
On the Great Lakes, Logistec has helped develop the Port of Thunder Bay into a `Gateway to Western Canada' for wind turbine shipments destined to Alberta and British Columbia. Other ports in the region, such as Toronto and Prescott, are ideally situated for wind energy development opportunities.
In Quebec, Logistec operates along the north and south shores of the St. Lawrence River, providing cargo-handling services in numerous ports.
In the Maritimes, Logistec has operations in several ports throughout Nova Scotia and New Brunswick and has successfully handled components for wind energy projects throughout the region.
Logistec also has established operations on the U.S. East Coast and has positioned itself to increase its wind turbine business for wind energy developments in the United States.
For further information, M. Curtis Doiron (514) 844-9381