Captain Bill Chalmers (FICS) – “A Guide to Port and Terminal Management”
Portia are delighted to announce that one our Consultants, Captain Bill Chalmers has published his second book. Following his first book – “A Guide to Ships, Their Cargoes and Working Environment”, Bill has produced a “sister” volume -“A Guide to Port and Terminal Management”. The latest book focuses on...
7th September 2020
BCTC mark the 1 month anniversary of the Beirut Port Explosion
Our friends and colleagues at BCTC marked the one month anniversary of the explosion in Beirut Port, by ceasing operations and holding a minutes silence to remember the deceased.
6th September 2020
NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
Portia are delighted to announce that Captain Shan Hashmi our Marine Technical Consultant / Operations Manager based in Jubail Port in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has attained the NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.
Captain Hashmi has...
4th September 2020
Beirut Container Terminal Consortium Welcomes its First Vessel Berthing
The Gezari Shipping Line vessel the Electra A became the first vessel to berth at the BCTC terminal when she docked last night. Gezari are a local company long associated with the Port of Beirut and so it is fitting that they have brought the first vessel back into...
11th August 2020
Beirut Container Terminal Consortium (BCTC)
Portia are pleased to announce that staff at our partners BCTC have worked extremely hard in the face of extraordinary circumstances in order to get 2 x STS cranes operational and ensure the CMA-CMG Lyra was in a safe position to sail. BCTC management are now hopeful that normal...
Portia’s team of Security Specialists have the global experience to support you in developing, enhancing and updating your security capabilities. Portia can help ensure that your organisation meets operational and legislative security requirements in a cost-effective way that supports and enhances your operational activities.
The Portia team have experience in...
14th July 2020
Portia Steering You Through AEO and C-TPAT Compliance
Let Portia’s Customs / Systems Specialists guide you smoothly to Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) or Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) Accreditation.Portia have a team of experts who have experience in supporting clients within the UK and EU and also internationally (including the USA, Canada, Middle East, China...
5th July 2020
Portia Guiding Your Freeport Bid
Portia is uniquely positioned to support organisations seeking to explore freeport development through its connection to Liverpool Freeport “the U.K.’s most successful Freeport” in the 1980s/90s. Portia worked closely with the Liverpool Freeport Management team on a wide variety of other Freeport and Free Zone projects overseas.
Over the last...
24th June 2020
Portia becomes a Member of Ports Skills and Safety
Portia is pleased to announce it has joined Port Skills and Safety (PSS) one of the UK's leading professional port health and safety membership organisations. PSS promotes the raising of health, safety and skills standards in ports and will provide accreditation to Portia when it delivers a range of...
18th June 2020
Beirut Container Terminal Consortium – Highly Trained Local Expertise
Beirut Container Terminal Consortium (BCTC) assembled it diverse and dynamic workforce along the quayside at its highly successful container terminal for a group picture. Terminal Manager Sarah Haidar said that BCTC had a highly educated, young and dynamic workforce with many women in leadership positions. Since starting operations, BCTC...