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#21 Seaboard92

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Posted 21 September 2017 - 08:29 PM

Apparently the diesel services are facing an equipment shortage.
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Posted 25 September 2017 - 04:30 PM

Apparently the diesel services are facing an equipment shortage.

 

If I remember rightly they have ordered some and are getting some returned from a lease/loan (but that doesn't sound right).


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Posted 25 September 2017 - 05:35 PM

Apparently the diesel services are facing an equipment shortage.

 
If I remember rightly they have ordered some and are getting some returned from a lease/loan (but that doesn't sound right).

I've been planning a charter on them and that's the biggest roadblock they've given me. I've since fixed it with an E8 and E9 but it's still strange. But I think you'll like what I'm announcing tomorrow.
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