Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for tug Southampton

Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for tug Southampton

Recently the naming ceremony of the newly-built Damen tug Southampton took place in the Port of Zeebrugge. Kotug Smit Towage has taken four newly-built Damen tugs into service for its European harbour towage activities, …
Sep 26, 2018 /  Vessels
Kotug Smit Towage christens “Southampton” tug in Zeebrugge

Kotug Smit Towage christens “Southampton” tug in Zeebrugge

Kotug Smit Towage recently took two sister tugs ASD 2913 ‘Rotterdam’ and ‘Southampton’ into service in the Port of Rotterdam and the Port of Zeebrugge respectively. On Thursday, September 13, a …
Sep 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Kotug Smit Towage takes newly-built ATD 2412 Twin Fin tug ‘Buffalo’ into service for its European harbour towage activities

Kotug Smit Towage takes newly-built ATD 2412 Twin Fin tug ‘Buffalo’ into service for its European harbour towage activities

Kotug Smit Towage has taken the newly-built ATD 2412 Twin Fin tug ‘Buffalo’ into service for its European harbour towage activities. The ‘Buffalo’ is the third tug built by Damen for Kotug Smit …
Mar 2, 2018 /  Vessels
Port of Southampton welcomes record-breaking 2M cruise passengers

Port of Southampton welcomes record-breaking 2M cruise passengers

A RECORD-breaking 2m cruise passengers visited the Port of Southampton in 2017 (see also CruiseMapper) and brought with them a massive multi-million-pound cash injection to the local economy. Every time a cruise ship …
Feb 2, 2018 /  Cruise
ABP Southampton acquires Eling Wharf

ABP Southampton acquires Eling Wharf

Eling Wharf has been acquired by ABP Southampton in a move that is designed to secure employment and the key role the wharf plays in supporting the Port of Southampton. The 41 acre site, which sits adjacent to the A35 …
Jan 29, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Southampton looks forward to a record-breaking year ahead

Port of Southampton looks forward to a record-breaking year ahead

2018 looks set to be another record-breaking year at the Port of Southampton, says Director Alastair Welch. Following on from the success of 2017, which saw the largest vessels in the world coming to Southampton and …
Jan 11, 2018 /  Curious
ABP Southampton voted Best UK Departure Port for ninth year

ABP Southampton voted Best UK Departure Port for ninth year

For the ninth year in succession, the Port of Southampton has been named Best UK Departure Port by Cruise Critic UK. 2017 has been a busy year for cruise at the Port of Southampton with more than 500 cruise calls and …
Dec 13, 2017 /  Cruise
Spotted: ABP Southampton welcomes the largest container ship ever to visit the port

Spotted: ABP Southampton welcomes the largest container ship ever to visit the port

ABP Southampton yesterday welcomed Milan Maersk, the largest ever container ship to visit the port. Milan Maersk is a new Triple-E class container ship. The Triple-E class is among the largest and most efficient fleet …
Nov 9, 2017 /  Vessels
Port of Southampton prepares to welcome the largest container ship ever

Port of Southampton prepares to welcome the largest container ship ever

ABP Southampton is preparing to welcome the largest container ship yet on Tuesday, November 7. In 2016 the largest container vessel calling in Southampton had a capacity for 16,000 containers. And this year the Port …
Nov 8, 2017 /  Vessels
New vehicle export terminal in the Port of Southampton opened by International Trade Minister

New vehicle export terminal in the Port of Southampton opened by International Trade Minister

A VEHICLE Export Terminal which is part of a £50m investment by ABP in the Port of Southampton has been officially opened by the Minister of State for International Trade, the Rt Hon Greg Hands MP Thursday …
Nov 3, 2017 /  Curious