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Container repair facility opened.

A container wash and repair depot, built by third-party logistics provider Momentum Logistics at the Sharjah Inland Container Depot (SICD), is now fully operational following the completion of construction. The new depot joins two other similar facilities that Momentum has built, one at Khorfakkan Container Terminal and the other at Port Khalid. Momentum is a subsidiary of international port management company Gulftainer. The container repair unit offers a full range of services including container inspections, CSC plate renewals, structural repairs to all types of containers and a full set of services for reefer containers. Speaking of the development, Momentum Logistics general manager Matthew Derrick said the new facility would enable the company to continue to offer the highest quality of service to its customers as it endeavoured to take the standard of service and communication to the highest possible levels. Momentum's container repair division operates a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week repair service for steel, aluminium, open-top containers, flat racks and reefers transiting Sharjah and Khorfakkan terminals, and now SICD, combining competitive rates with rapid turnaround time. Other services include refurbishment, steam cleaning, washing and pre-trip inspections of reefers. The division also maintains and re-supplies ships" reefer kits.

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Date:Nov 1, 2009
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