Southampton RoRo handler breaks records

Following the announcement on 10 January of record volumes at ABP Southampton, RoRo shipping company SCH said on 11 January its cargo grew by over 25% in 2017. With RoRo import and export shipping volumes breaking the 200,000 unit barrier in 2016, the stevedore and terminal management specialists saw growth climb to more than 280,000 units

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Port of Southampton Anticipates a Record Breaking 2018

Port of Southampton director Alastair Welch believes 2018 will be yet another record breaking year for the port as UK export volumes continue to soar. This year looks set to be another record-breaking year at the Port of Southampton, according to director Alastair Welch. Following on from the success of 2017, which saw the largest vessels in the

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Geest Line relocates cargo handling from Portsmouth to Dover

A valued client of SDW’s, local shipping firm Geest Line is relocating its south of England cargo handling from Portsmouth to Dover as it expands its fleet. The move has been prompted by the need to accommodate revised scheduling times involving the weekend discharge of cargoes. It comes as Geest replaces its fleet of four

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Our client Regional Express has sold the business to Xpediator (Delemode) for just over £2m.

Xpediator, which operates freight services under the Delamode brand, is to buy Southampton freight forwarder Regional Express for just over £2m. Regional Express has two lines of business: global air and sea freight forwarding freight forwarding; and e-commerce, including VAT registration, customs clearance and air and sea transport from the US and Far East into

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