PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE: Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Port of Toronto to unload First Load of Windmills This Afternoon (Wednesday)



    News Editors: This is a replacement advisory as the ship arrived at 9
    a.m. this morning.

    38 Windmills to be Shipped to South-Western Ontario this Summer

    TORONTO, June 20 /CNW/ -

    
    What:     Unloading of sections of six windmills from the Beluga
              Efficiency. This initial shipment of 6 windmills consists of
              155 pieces totaling 2,356,702 kg. The 21 windmill blades are
              each 130 feet in length and are accompanied by the tower
              sections which are upwards of 80 feet long. These are the
              largest windmills made by Enercon. The German-made windmills
              will then be transported by truck to Ripley, Ontario (north of
              Goderich).

    When:     Wednesday, June 20, 2007
              Cargo will begin to be unloaded at 1 p.m. The first pieces will
              be the 130 foot blades on the deck of the ship.

    Where:    The cargo will be unloaded at Pier 51, Unwin Avenue. Escorted
              access through the security gatehouse, 8 Unwin Ave, Port of
              Toronto.

    Photo-0p: Individual lift of the windmill blades and tower sections
              from the Beluga Efficiency. Cranes are located on board the
              ship.
    





For further information:

For further information: Angus Armstrong, Harbour Master, Toronto Port
Authority, (416) 558-8074


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