South Wales port owner reveals expansion plans

Sanjeev Gupta, owner of up of energy, mining, engineering and logistics conglomerate GFG Alliance, has unveiled a £5m investment to revitalize Bird Port on the river Usk at Newport. It follows the announcement last July that the SIMEC Infrastructure arm of GFG had agreed to buy the facility along with its Cargo Services stevedoring arm. Mr Gupta (Pictured, left) said the facility, which was first opened in 1900 and described as ... [+]

South Wales port sold to SIMEC

The SIMEC Infrastructure arm of the global GFG Alliance conglomerate has agreed to buy Cargo Services which runs all freight-handling operations at Bird Port in Newport, South Wales. It follows SIMEC’s recent acquisition of the freehold of the freehold of the specialist steel and bulk hub. Bird Port will be renamed ... [+]

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