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DHL's 900-tonne task

TRANSPORT group DHL has moved 900 tonnes of equipment across land and sea for the six teams and organisers who will arrive at the Volvo Ocean Race in Galway.

Since October 2011, the start of the race in Alicante Spain, DHL has been moving 152 containers by sea along with 20 airfreight containers to each stop over. Contents include first-aid boxes, lifejacket kits, along with bigger items such as desks and fridges.