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 the Beirut Container Terminal following last […]

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 operations could resume next week.  In […]

Portia – Specialists in Port, Ship & Installation (Supply Chain) Security

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 supporting clients within the UK, […]

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 and Japan. Our Experts are able […]

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 30 years, Portia has supported […]

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 training programmes. Portia understand that training […]

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 has created around 3,000 new jobs […]

Thank you to all our staff and customers!

Portia would like to say a big thank you to our staff who have remained working on-site at our overseas operations over the last 3 months. This has enabled Portia to continue supporting our existing clients in Beirut, Jubail and Yangon. We have also been working with potential new clients on future business that will […]

Record year for TMT and Portia – 97,066 teu in 2019

The management at TMT and Portia are pleased to announce that in 2019 the TMT terminal handled 97,066 teu. The TEU total for 2019 is the highest in the port’s history and came as no surprise to the terminal team who have gone above and beyond in order to grow the business. TMT’s previous record […]

Working at Height Training at TMT Port in Yangon, Myanmar.

As part of TMT-Portia’s continuous improvement programme, we have identified the need to better protect the welfare of our employees and educate them on safety-critical training. Working safely at height is an issue all over the world, but particularly in South East Asia. Health and safety management is growing in importance in Myanmar and improvements […]