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Very helpful and efficient service provided by RW Freight with our Import from Norway. Always kept up to date with an ETA for delivery and information was given when needed.

Norway Import Customer
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Very good service provided by RW Freight to Norway compared to other forwarders as you always turn up when expected and we have no problems at all.

Norway Export Freight
78950

Excellent service, import deliveries from Sweden made on time, and I am fully kept up to date with ETA's. RW Freight provide a professional and high quality of service.

Sweden Import Freight
62613

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Bringing Sail Freight Back to the Hudson River

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At any moment, more than 20 million shipping containers full of raw materials or finished products are crossing the oceans, neatly stacked on ships.
Other goods travel by rail freight or airfreight. The shipping industry makes the modern global economy tick. But before engines powered trains and trucks and ships, moving goods any distance relied on wind and water. A new project on New York’s Hudson River is trying to bring that spirit back—with carbon-neutral local sail freight.
The waterway has always been an important route for moving people and cargo, but it was much too slow for moving perishable goods.
The construction of a railway line in the middle of the 19th century changed the local shipping industry.
Perishable goods were sent by rail freight, while heavier bulk cargo was loaded onto steamers.

A sail freight project, using a 64-foot-long, 15-foot-wide, steel-hulled schooner built in Baltimore in 194 is partnering with local businesses along the river to offer an alternative to moving freight by road. The Apollonia is almost ready to carry freight on the Hudson next spring.