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 pre-gate centre outside the city, with driver rest facilities available. The Masterplan will focus on expansion of port land to cater ... [+]

Portsmouth city honours its bright spark

Ship namings are ten a penny but it’s not every day a port is asked to christen its infrastructure.  Portsmouth though was recently charged with the task of coming up with a ceremonial name for its recently extended berth and opted to honour engineer, mathematician, physicist, suffragette and inventor Hertha ... [+]

Livestock exports face crisis as lack of funds stymies Portsmouth plans

Portsmouth International Port will not progress building a live animal facility, citing a lack of government support, it told a council Cabinet meeting on 2 February. Council leader Gerald Vernon-Jackson told the meeting: “It is with regret we are unable to continue building the live animal facility. We want to do ... [+]

Portsmouth approves green port plan

Portsmouth City Council has approved Portsmouth International Port's carbon reduction plan. Its sets out a road map that will help fulfil the municipally-owned port's ambition of becoming the first net carbon neutral UK port by 2030, and the first zero emission port as part of the government’s Maritime 2050 strategy. It ... [+]

Students see Portsmouth best practice at first hand

The International Port played host to postgraduate students from the University of Portsmouth, accompanied by principal lecturer Dr Jonathan Potts to help broaden their working knowledge of the maritime industry, with a specific focus on operations and sustainability. The students are currently studying for their master's degree in coastal and marine ... [+]

Portsmouth strike off

Quay assistants at Portsmouth International Port have voted to accept a deal hammered out between the Unite union in the country and the management. Of the city council-owned port. The new agreement will see all staff moved onto the superior ‘old’ contract and all overtime after midnight will be worked ... [+]

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