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...
9th March 2021
BCTC Serving Lebanon
A time-lapse video from our colleagues at BCTC, good to see a busy container terminal supporting the rebuilding in Beirut.
18th February 2021
Time Lapse video of CRMG Cranes at The Port of Liverpool
Portia would like to share this time lapse video from Peel Ports, showing 5 cantilever rail-mounted gantry (CRMG) cranes being discharged in the Port of Liverpool. These are the first batch of a total of 10 CRMGs’ being installed as part of the next phase of growth at Liverpool2,...
6th February 2021
BCTC’s Achievement Acknowledged
Attached is a link to an article that was published in the annual issue of the Executive Magazine. It is extremely inciteful and elaborates in a truthful and eloquent manner on what our friends and colleagues at BCTC have been through and what they have collectively achieved in successfully...
18th January 2021
Portia Supporting the Deep-water Terminal in the Port of Liverpool.
Portia are once more proud to be supporting Peel Ports at this exciting time for the Port of Liverpool. Portia's Senior Engineer will be working with closely with Peel Ports and ZPMC personnel on the unloading, installing and commissioning of a further 5 cantilever rail-mounted gantry (CRMG) cranes, as...