Portia Supports New Government “Generation Logistics” Campaign

The UK Government has backed a new initiative called “Generation Logistics” being launched by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and Logistics UK. The initiative aims to boost recruitment into the logistics sector including ports and terminals. The campaign was initiated following growing recognition of how the logistics sector was able to support […]

TOC Europe Returns to Rotterdam

Portia are excited to be visiting TOC Europe this year when it returns to Rotterdam 14-16 June 2022 www.tocevents-europe.com/ after a two-year absence. Portia understands the benefits that networking with the world’s leading port decision-makers, policy experts, solution-providers can bring. This year’s TOC has a 2-track programme, the Container Supply Chain Conference focusses on the […]

UK National Shipping Salute to commemorate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Portia are happy to see that Peel Ports Group has joined the national shipping salute to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The initiative, organised by the UK Chamber of Shipping and supported by the Department for Transport and UK Major Ports Group, will see ports across the U.K. encourage vessels in their harbour to sound […]

Coastlink 2023 Comes to Liverpool

Portia are delighted that the Port of Liverpool will be the location for next year’s #Coastlink. Stephen Carr, Commercial Director at Peel Ports Group, confirmed the dates of the event as 10th – 11th May 2023 and welcomed all attendees at this year’s conference to join him in the historic City of Liverpool. The event will […]

The Synergy of Ports and their Communities

Port Technology, an online media company for ports and terminals, published a report on how the Port of Barcelona is increasing its engagement with local ‘stakeholders’ to boost innovation and productivity. The term stakeholder in this case referring to the community and local businesses in and around the Port. Reading between the lines, it could […]

New portal, new focus

Welcome and to the new Portia website! Portia’s new website went live this week and our thanks go out to our design partners at Meridian Publications Limited and to James Edwards who led the project for Portia. As you will discover the new website is focused on getting our customers to the services they need […]

Portia proud to have supported the T2 Terminal

Portia held a small “thank-you” lunch for Richie Cheetham our Senior Engineer to mark the completion of the Portia’s work at Peel Port’s T2 Container Terminal in the Port of Liverpool. Portia’s support had started in Phase 1 of the development way back in 2014 and completed last month. It was apt that from the […]

Portia Congratulates DCT

Portia was pleased to hear that the Deepwater Container Terminal (DCT) at Gdansk in Poland has announced that it handled 2,092,432 TEU in 2021, marking a new annual record surpassing the previous high of 2 million TEU, set in 2019. This performance also represents an increase of 5% compared to the previous year, despite the […]

UK Ports Directory name Peel Ports as the Port Operator of the Year for 2021

Portia would like to congratulate Peel Ports on receiving this accolade voted on by the maritime directory’s 15,000-strong readership of port sector professionals. In what was a game-changing year for the ports industry, Peel Ports demonstrated resilience in the face of the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit. The awards victory comes on […]

Port-Centric Logistics

When goods are imported by sea freight, the next step of the journey is often delivery to inland storage depots and distribution facilities, for unloading, sorting, storing, picking, packing and eventual delivery. However, many businesses are now adopting port-centric logistics services, where each stage is done on-site at the port of arrival. Port-centric logistics uses […]