Storage and Distribution

The Port’s ship handling operations are supported by extensive open and covered storage facilities providing an essential buffer for the efficient and cost effective movement of all cargoes.

Over 65,000 sq m of high quality general and bulk warehousing is provided over three terminals, all Customs approved and with Duty Deferment Status available. Specialist facilities are also available such an under floor aeration for certain bulk cargoes and overhead cranage for larger items unsuitable for forklift handling.

Large areas of open storage are also provided, close to working quays and all within fully secure port terminals. Together with extensive CCTV coverage, this ensures all goods remain safe and secure.

Such storage facilities are increasingly being used for the holding of strategic stock and servicing just-in-time deliveries with many companies using the Port for movements in and out by road as well import / export by sea.

The Port is well connected to the motorway network with rail links also serving the Battleship Wharf and Alcan SUF terminal.

The Port’s logistics subsidiary, Transped, also prove a comprehensive worldwide logistics service including collection, warehousing, packing, Customs documentation, shipping & delivery.