PD Ports to build North Lincs centre for Barrett Steel

PD Ports is to build of a 200,000sq ft dedicated distribution centre at its Groveport site in North Lincolnshire for customer Barrett Steel as part of a new long-term contract to 2040 and beyond. The £10 million facility will support the Barrett’s growth and the port operator will also double the size of its dedicated transport fleet to allow just-in-time deliveries across the UK. Family-owned Barrett Steel operates over 30 sites nationwide. The ... [+]

New PD Ports site cuts turnaround times on the Trent

PD Ports has opened a £0.5 million warehouse unveiled at its Groveport site near Scunthorpe on the River Trent. The 10,000sq.ft. transit building is an interim storage location for cargo that improve the turnaround time on vessels carrying weather-sensitive cargo, including fertiliser and steel hollow sections, allowing for temporary, covered ... [+]

Material gain for Groveport

PD Ports has taken delivery of a Liebherr materials handling crane for its Groveport site on Humberside. Built to a bespoke specification for PD Ports, it will reduce turnaround times by up to three times for certain cargoes. Staff at Groveport, the largest site in PD Ports’ Humber cluster which also ... [+]

PD Ports’ Groveport signs long term steel deal

PD Ports has signed a multi-million-pound investment deal at its Groveport wharf on the Rive r Trent in partnership with customer, All Steels Trading. It is the largest single investment of the last decade at Groveport and will support expansion in handling of long steel products. Construction on the new six-month programme, ... [+]

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