COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference

In November 2021, the UK will host the COP26 – UN Climate Change Conference, the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, in Glasgow, Scotland. COP26 is the United Nations’ 26th annual conference on climate change running from 31 October to 12 November. It will see world leaders, including UK […]

Portia and the Port of Liverpool

Portia has grown out of the Port of Liverpool and has been headquartered there since 1978. Portia loves watching the Port of Liverpool grow, expand and innovate to meet the needs of today’s world. One recent upgrade to the ports infrastructure has been a new multi-modal service between the Port of Liverpool and Freightliner’s Birmingham […]

Portia Supporting National Port Services (NPS)

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. Portia’s General Manager Colin Jones […]

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 experience in port management to over […]

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.

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 a major part of the port […]

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 terminal offers ‘future-proof’ facilities, giving global […]

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 has been directly or indirectly […]

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 standard is internationally recognised and […]

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 joint British and Lebanese venture, hearing […]