Port delight as Bristol barrage is binned

The Bristol Port Company has welcomed the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee [ECCC]'s report on the Severn Barrage giving the thumbs down to the Hafren Power scheme, on 10 June. MPs on the committee said they were not convinced that the economic case for the proposed barrage is strong enough and concerns about the environment and job losses had not been fully addressed. The barrage would have severely hampered shipping operations ... [+]

All shipshape in Bristol

The Bristol Port Company has welcomed 27 in a range of roles including cargo loading and unloading cargo, warehousing, the Marine Department and the Port Police. Chief executive Simon Bird said:  “Overall trade is stable and compared with last year we are seeing improvements in key areas such as coal, ... [+]

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