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IFP Solid Wood Division announces participation in largest log shipment ever recorded

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – International Forest Products LLC (IFP) is proud to announce its participation in the largest single shipment of logs ever recorded. IFP has marketed and acted as principle on the ship’s volume of more than 90,000 m3 of pine logs, which will soon set sail from the port of Montevideo, Uruguay to China. 

The Mineral Gent, a capesize vessel, measures more than 291 meters by 45 meters, with 9 holds and 197,132 cubic meters of capacity, almost three times the size of the normal class. Lumin and Idalen, both based in Uruguay, who are long-time partners of IFP, supplied the cargo.

“We are thrilled to be part of this historic shipment,” said Peter Keyes, Managing Director of IFP’s Solid Wood Products Division. “This project is a massive undertaking for everyone involved, including our valued suppliers, service providers, operations and logistics staff, and our sales team in China. We look forward to continuing our work with our supply partners, Idalen and Lumin, and we are tremendously excited about this important global resource for future shipments of this size and scope.”