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July 2013

Monday, August 5th, 2013

New aerial photos of Bird Port taken 20th July 2013. Two vessels working at Bird Port 1 & the development of Bird Port 2 seen on the left which is proposed to be open for business end of 2013.… view more »

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June 2013

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

1 million tonnes of cargo has been handled since the rail terminal at Bird Port opened in 2010. This is quite an achievement in three years as Cargo Services received a Freight Facilities grant from the Welsh assembly government which was conditional to the terminal handling 1 million tonnes over a five year period.… view more »

May 2013

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Our new website is launched today!… view more »

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

April 2013

Monday, April 29th, 2013

All Weather Terminal at Bird Port I - 10th April 2013 Planning permission has been give by Newport County Council for an All Weather Terminal to be constructed at Bird Port I (see artists impression above).… view more »

March 2013

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Cargo Services (UK) Ltd. enter a long term lease with the Bird Group to
acquire Bird Port II next door to Bird Port, which is a 6 acre site with a Dock capable of handling vessels up to 4000DWT.

The Dock is yet to be operational as it requires the Bird Group to undertake dredging works which are ongoing.


The picture above shows the M.V. Shelia Hammann berthing at "Bird Port II" in 1990. The picture by kind permission of Bernard McCall.
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February 2013

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

On Friday 22nd February 2013, Cargo Services(UK) Ltd. attended a pre-deployment dinner in Cardiff held in honour of the crew of HMS Dragon - a Type 45 class Destroyer, organised by the British Warships Association.

Cargo Services was one of several local organisations who sponsored various items of sports equipment for the Ships crew. In return the Company received a Ships plaque (shown above) presented by Captain Ian Lower, Commanding Officer HMS Dragon.… view more »

January 2013

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Cargo Services (UK) Ltd. become members of the South Wales Chamber
of Commerce.

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