Portia is continuing to deliver technical support to NPS at their Marine Operations Concession in Jubail Ports (Commercial and Industrial) and Ras al Khair Port in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Portia has supported this project for over 10-years and has delivered on-site expertise throughout the worldwide Covid 19 pandemic....
7th September 2021
Portia a partner of the Port of Liverpool
Portia is delighted to continue as a partner of the Port of Liverpool, Britain's most diverse port in terms of cargoes handled. The Port of Liverpool with its diverse nature adds an invaluable dimension to the portfolio of expertise Portia exports globally. At Portia, we have taken this homegrown...
23rd August 2021
BCTC Commemorate Lost Friends and Colleagues
To mark the first anniversary of the explosion in the Port of Beirut, our friends and colleagues at Beirut Container Terminal Consortium (BCTC) held a commemoration for the colleagues that were lost from BCTC and their Sub-Contractors.
7th August 2021
One year on from the Beirut Port explosion
Today marks the first anniversary of the horrendous explosion in the Port of Beirut. More than 200 people were killed and 7,000 injured when 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate exploded in Beirut’s port on 4 August 2020. The blast displaced 300,000 people and caused widespread destruction and devastation, damaging...
4th August 2021
Portia Supporting Port of Liverpool
Portia are happy to report that the commissioning and live testing programme for the latest batch of CRMG Cranes is well underway at the Peel Ports T2 Container Terminal in the Port of Liverpool. As one of the most operationally efficient and modern terminals in Northern Europe, the deep-water...
16th July 2021
“Mr Portia” a.k.a. John Owens is finally taking a well-deserved “curtain-call” after over 50 years of dedicated service to the Maritime Sector.
John had originally qualified as a Chartered Engineer and spent 14 years’ experience working in a range of senior positions in asset management and maintenance in the Port...
7th July 2021
Day of the Seafarer
On Friday last, we celebrated the “Day of the Seafarer”. At Portia, we would like to thank all Seafarers for their round the clock hard work and dedication that drives the global economy.
Shipping carries more than 90% of world trade. Almost everything that we use in our daily lives...
29th June 2021
Portia Awarded ISO 9001 Certification
This week at Portia we are celebrating! We are extremely proud to announce that we have passed our ISO 9001 audit and have been awarded ISO 9001 certification.
The ISO (International Standards Organisation) is an independent, international organisation that upholds worldwide industrial and commercial quality management standards. The ISO 9001...
24th June 2021
Chargé d’Affaires of the British Embassy in Beirut visits BCTC Terminal
Dr. Martin Longden the new Chargé d’Affaires of the British Embassy in Beirut visited the BCTC Terminal last Friday and was positive about this Lebanese-UK success story. Dr. Longden posted a video on Twitter and said "Up a crane (!) at the port of Beirut today with BCTC, a...
22nd March 2021
Final Cranes Arrive for L2 Terminal
Last weekend saw the start of the unloading of 5 cantilever rail-mounted gantry (CRMG) cranes in the Port of Liverpool. Produced by leading Chinese manufacturer, ZPMC, these cranes complete the set of 22 CRMG cranes at the £400 million Liverpool2 Deep Water Terminal and will provide additional capacity for...