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 […]

What Portia Does Best

Portia Management Services (Portia) was established in 1978 and delivers port management and operations and consulting, providing world-class management of port facilities. At Portia, we provide; management, advisory, consulting, training, and other services to ports and related organisations worldwide. Our key strength is its ability to field teams combining senior line management and advisory experience. […]

Celebrating the 5-Year Anniversary of Liverpool 2.

November 2021 marked five years since the opening of Liverpool 2. Since then, the eight 92-metre high ‘megamax’ quayside cranes have become a Liverpool-renowned landmark and an essential facility in bringing new and global trading opportunities to the UK and Ireland. Portia has supported Peel Ports on this project over the last 7-years and is […]

YEP MED team visit BCTC Container Terminal in Port of Beirut

Last week a team from YEP MED Project, in collaboration with a team from the Chamber of Commerce from Beirut and Mount Lebanon, visited the Port of Beirut. The teams started by visiting the port facilities at the Beirut Container Terminal Consortium (BCTC) container terminal, where the BCTC team presented the diversified operations and services […]

Realignment in Global Supply Chains

Global supply chain disruption is changing cargo flows coming into Britain. Ports such as the Port of Liverpool are benefiting from a change in cargo flows as suppliers look for other ways to route cargoes and minimise disruptions. Major bottlenecks have formed across the globe due to a surge in demand for retail goods over […]

A Greener Future for Ports

Interesting article on how ports around the UK are taking the lead on building sustainability into their operations and leading the logistics industry in a shift towards decarbonisation. Having our head office located within the Port of Liverpool, Portia is fully supportive and proud to contribute to the Peel Ports Group’s commitment to becoming net-zero […]

Portia – Pedigree Port Management and Operations

When it comes to port operations and management, experience matters. Portia’s professionalism has a transforming influence on the potential and performance of ports around the globe. From Mozambique in Africa to Trinidad & Tobago in the Caribbean, Lebanon in the Middle East, India and Australia, Russia and China, the UK’s largest and longest established port […]

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 […]