MMD to get Portsmouth site shipshape

MMD Shipping Services in Portsmouth is to launch a regeneration project on its 22-acre city-centre site. Improvements include removing warehouses and creating space for up to 1,200 additional container spaces and an additional 250 reefer points and doubling the terminal's current capacity, in response to changes in how goods and produce are delivered. Efficient handling of goods will create spare berth capacity, allowing more ships to be handled while improving service to ... [+]

Winds of change for Portsmouth’s MMD

Portsmouth based cargo operator MMD Shipping Services has secured a 10-year agreement with international manufacturer MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. The new deal involves handling wind turbine blades, which measure 80m long and weigh 35 tonnes. It is expected to generate 48 smaller vessel movements from the spring, and a further 12 throughout ... [+]

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