Feature, Freight News, Sea

No sloths in Silloth

[ January 24, 2017   //   ]

ABP’s Port of Silloth had a good year in 2016 handling 54 ships, an increase of 15% compared to 2015. Cargo throughput, at 142,000 tonnes was18,000 tonnes more than the port handled in 2015. Traffic includes imported wheat on behalf of Carr’s Solway Mill, molasses for use in animal feed production, fertilisers for Origin Fertilisers and construction materials for local company Thomas Armstrong.