Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
It has been a busy few months here at Cargo Services, especially at Bird Port with the opening of the All Weather Ships Terminal in August. September also saw the opening of Bird Port 2 (quay length of 140m & still able to handle coaster vessels in excess of 3000 Tonnes).
The new All Weather Terminal is proving to be a continuous success; In October 2014, the M.V. Luhnau was discharged in under 4 hours with a coil cargo of 3551.839 tonnes (an average of 45 coils an hour). The new All Weather Ships Terminal has two unique 43 tonne & 35 tonne capacity Goliath Gantry Cranes which span the dock (unbeatable turnaround of Coil vessels and dispatch to customers anywhere in the UK).
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Monday, December 30th, 2013
As the year comes to a close, Cargo Services Agency arm is pleased to announce a record year in the number of ships agencies it has undertaken. The M.V. "Swami" arrives in Cardiff on the 30th December from Mo-I-Rana in Norway with a Cargo of 3778 Tonnes of Steel Billets for the local Celsa Steelworks in Cardiff and became number 343 on the list if ships agencies for 2013. The previous best was 338 agencies in 2011.… view more »
Thursday, October 31st, 2013
On Wednesday 30th October 2013, Cargo Services (Agency) Ltd was re-appointed as Cargo & Ships sub-agents for TATA Steel in South East Wales. The new contract is of three years duration and maintains the continuity of this service which first began in 2008 and during which time Cargo Services has covered over 750 sub-agencies on behalf of TATA Steel Logistics & Shipping.… view more »
Monday, September 30th, 2013
When the M.V. AJOS G sailed from Bird Port on Saturday the 28th September 2013 with a cargo of 2304.115 tonnes of steel coils bound for Bilbao, it marked two significant landmarks for the Cargo Services Group.
It meant that Bird Port had not only handled its highest ever monthly total of 75,442 tonnes but it had also surpassed the half a million tonne mark with cargo through the port for the year to date at 502,301 tonnes.
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Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
Cargo services Ships Agency Department received an unusual request when the M.V Abis Cardiff sailed from Bird Port with a cargo of 5000 tonnes of steel coils bound for Misurata in Algeria on the 26th August. The vessel experienced immediate engine trouble and put in at Blue Anchor Bay off the Somerset coast. Cargo Services arranged for a team of specialist engineers to be flown into Cardiff airport and hired the services of a motor launch to ferry the engineers back and fore to the vessel from Cardiff Bay Marina.
The engine problem was resolved within three days and the M.V Abis Cardiff was able to continue on her voyage on the 29th August
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