Firefighting gear on its way to Ghana

A containerload of fire fighting equipment bound for Ghana, sponsored by Portsmouth stevedore Portico has been loaded at the terminal on board an Africa Express Lines vessel. It is part of a campaign by local firefighter Storms Menri (pictured centre, with Portico employees Craig Hibberd and Conor McAvery) and charity Fire Aid to send redundant Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service kit to the West African country where ... [+]

Portsmouth thinks to the future

Portsmouth International Port has launched its 20-year Masterplan. It follows market analysis and stakeholder engagement to forecast changes in the trade and travel industry by engineering and project management consultants Royal HaskoningDHV, which identified a rise in containerisation and unaccompanied freight . Advanced discussions are now underway to establish a six-hectare ... [+]

Fired with enthusiasm

Portsmouth stevedore Portico is helping local firefighter Storms Menri raise funds to buy gear for his underequipped colleagues in Ghana. It is covering all customs clearance and shipping costs for a container full of protective gear. During a recent trip to the country, Storms saw for himself how hard local fire ... [+]

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