Portia Meets Egyptian Transport Minister

Portia met with the Egyptian Transport Minister in London at a port infrastructure roundtable organised by the UK Government, Dept for International Trade.  Minister Kamel El Wazir addressed the event by outlining Egypt’s vision for its ports and maritime sectors followed by a brief on business opportunities, which included a number of terminal operations contracts. […]

Portia Welcomes the Arrival of the 3 new STS Cranes at Liverpool 2

One of Portia’s senior engineers (Patrick Voermantrouw) has been working closely with Bureau Veritas and the Peel Ports Commissioning Teams, at the ZPMC factory in Shanghai monitoring the quality of the manufacture and assembly processes, along with on-site testing and commissioning of these 3 x “megamax” quayside cranes. Along with Portia, Patrick was therefore delighted […]

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Delegation

This week, Portia Management Services and Peel Ports hosted a delegation from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The group comprised of officials from a number of Government agencies including Economic Cities Authority (ECA), Saudi Customs and Border Guard. They were accompanied by senior representatives from National Container Terminals, Ports Development Company and AM Steel,  […]

Happy “Birthday” Portia

We are very pleased to announce that Portia has reached a significant landmark in its history, as it is 40 years since the company was incorporated. During that time Portia has seen a lot of changes, which reflect the major changes within the Ports Industry that Portia serves.  Portia is extremely proud of the fact […]

Zhejiang Pilot Free Trade Zone Workshop

Portia have hosted a delegation from Zhejiang Pilot Free Trade Zone, China in Liverpool City Centre. Portia held a Workshop with the 19-strong delegation who are on a fact-finding mission to the U.K and focussed on understanding more about U.K. port models, PPPs’, free trade zones and port logistics. Portia delivered a presentation which touched […]

TMT Ports – Safety Drills

TMT Ports and Portia are continuing to put health, safety and security at the forefront at their terminal in Yangon. In October, a programme of Security audits and regular security drills took place, and two major Safety Emergency Drills – i) Employee fall from height and ii) External truck driver hit by RTG, were undertaken […]

TMT Ports – Education Assistance Fees Programme

Portia’s partner TMT Ports continued its programme of Team Building / Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) when it held its annual presentation of the TMT Ports “Education Assistance Fees Programme”.  This is a grant fund programme supporting the education and delivers education to children of all TMT employees from primary school to university age.  Championed by […]

Record Container Volumes at TMT Ports

We are proud to announce that through the joint efforts of Portia Management Services Limited and its partner KT Services and Logistics (KTSL), TMT Ports Yangon, Myanmar handled 9,694 TEU in June. This represents the largest monthly throughput since the start of container operations. TMT Ports handled these volumes in a safe and productive manner […]

Mobile Crane Operations

Portia’s Senior Engineer, Richie Cheetham has continued his good works with Peel Ports. Portia were asked to project manage the shipment of two Liebherr Straddle Carriers on behalf of Peel Ports from the Port of Liverpool to Clydeport, in Scotland. The Straddle Carriers each weighing 64 tonnes were loaded in Liverpool onto the Peak Bremen […]

Team Building

Portia’s partners in TMT Ports have been undertaking some team building whilst at the same time fulfilling their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Championed by the Chief Operations Officer, last month, saw the Operations Department teams cook traditional meals for the Hta Ma Ne Festival. Championed by the Operations and Human Resources Department personnel, February also […]