15 August 2016
Manchester, UK. EDM, a leading global provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defence sectors, announced today that it is to star in new TV documentary series, Mega Shippers.
Filmed globally at some of the world’s leading factories and busiest ports, Mega Shippers lifts the lid on the extraordinary engineering and logistics at the heart of the high pressure world of global shipping. Over 20 million containers are crossing the world’s seas at any given time carrying anything from toys to luxury sports cars and this 8-part documentary series gets exclusive access behind the scenes to companies and ports globally.
The programme EDM features in follows the journey of one of its Cabin Emergency Evacuation Trainers (CEETs) from its factory in Newton Heath, east Manchester all the way to Ethiopian Airlines’ Aviation Academy in Addis Ababa. Separated and packaged into modules and loaded onto three heavy goods vehicles, the Mega Shippers film crew follows the CEET as it is driven to the Port of Southampton and shipped by sea to Ethiopia for installation. The transportation logistics were handled by EDM’s shipping partner, Allseas Global Logistics.
The Mega Shippers documentary featuring EDM can be seen on Quest TV (Virgin-172, Sky-144, Freeview-37) at 9pm on 16th August 2016.
For more information about Mega Shippers visit: www.questtv.co.uk
EDM is a leading global provider of training simulators to the civil aviation, defence, rail and other industries. Combining the highest engineering standards with leading-edge technologies, EDM provides airlines with Door Trainers, Cabin Service Trainers, Cabin Emergency Evacuation Trainers and Full Size Mockups and defence organisations with Procedure Trainers, Maintenance Trainers, Ejection Seats, Simulators and Full Size Replicas. Serving organisations worldwide from its UK headquarters, EDM is committed to delivering exceptional quality and value to its clients to help them enhance safety and operational efficiency.
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