Family tragedy inspires Solent Stevedores’ Charity of the Year

Solent Stevedores’ has nominated Neuroblastoma UK as its Charity of the Year - a cause close to the hearts of two team members whose families have been directly affected by the cancer. The national charity, which funds research to discover new, more effective and kinder treatments for children with neuroblastoma, an aggressive and life-threatening cancer, was nominated and selected by Solent Stevedores’ 200 employees across four UK locations. They will spend the ... [+]

An uplifting tale

No, Solent Stevedores hasn’t taken the latest logistics industry drive to attract young people to extremes – the cargo handler has named some of its new machinery after its employees’ children. Some £2.4 million of new equipment including three new Kalmar Reach Stackers and 10 Terberg Tugs will carry the names ... [+]

Solent Stevedores looks across the Channel – and extends London Gateway site

Southampton-based Solent Stevedores has set up a subsidiary company, Saint-Malo Stevedores. It has committed to invest €1million in new equipment in the French Channel Port and has secured a €200,000 grant from the Brittany region. The investment includes the purchase of new tugs for ro ro operations, forklifts and a loading ... [+]

Solent on Thames

Solent Stevedores has formally opened its new empty container depot at DP Wolrd London Gateway. Work on the new facility started in 2017 with operations beginning in April. The stevedoring company’s five-acre off-dock yard will offer a range of empty container handling and storage services at Berth 7, outside the terminal’s ... [+]

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