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SCH LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE TO REFLECT GROWING CAPABILITY

SCH has launched a new website to reflect the company’s growing port operations at locations throughout the UK. The site outlines the stevedoring and related services that SCH offers, underlining its position as the leading handler of deep-sea ro-ro cargoes in Southampton and also a significant provider of cruise ship support. SCH was formed nearly […]

February 28, 2019 News

LONG SERVING SARAH TAKES WELL EARNED RETIREMENT

Sarah Thompson, one of SCH’s longest serving employees, has retired after nearly 30 years working in accounts. Sarah joined SCH from port owners ABP in 1991, shortly after the company was formed the previous year. In those days, SCH was purely a stevedoring company, handling cargos ranging from fruit to cars and cruise ships to […]

February 27, 2019 News

HOEGH EXTENDS MIDDLE EAST SERVICE TO INCLUDE ASIA CALLS

Höegh Autoliners, one of SCH’s major ro-ro customers in the Port of Southampton, has announced that its Europe to Middle East service has been extended by adding further port calls in Asia to the schedule. The service now offers shippers two direct sailings per month from Höegh’s main ports in Europe, to Singapore, Hong Kong, […]

February 1, 2019 News Tags: , , ,

SCH ADDS FORD TRAFFIC THROUGH LIVERPOOL TO ITS RO-RO VOLUMES

Roll-on/roll-off cargo specialists SCH have secured a contract to discharge Ford vehicles arriving at the port of Liverpool from the US and Europe. SCH, which handles more than 200,000 ro-ro units a year, discharges twice weekly shipments of Ford cars and vans to adjacent port standing, for onward transport to Ford dealers. The shipments from […]

November 15, 2018 News Tags: , , ,

SCH COMPLETES SUCCESSFUL SUMMER CRUISE SEASON

SCH has completed a successful summer season for cruise ship services with some 150 ships handled around the UK. The biggest number of ships was handled in Southampton were Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises provided the mainstay of the eight-month season, with RCI’s Independence of the Seas and Navigator of the Seas operating a […]

BIKER ROB COMPLETES THUNDERSPORT SEASON WITH IMPRESSIVE FOURTH

SCH Motoprep Technical Manager Rob Smith finished a creditable fourth in his Thundersport GB club GP1 Sportsman class after completing three top four finishes in the final races of the season at Snetterton. Going into round eight of the campaign, Rob rode his BMW S1000RR bike into third in his class in the opening race […]

SCH BOAT SHOW GESTURE HELPS LOCAL CHARITIES

SCH has played its part in helping the port of Southampton raise more than £6,000 for three local charities after donating its car park for weekend use by visitors to the Southampton Boat Show. The car park at Pathfinder House, where SCH’s Motoprep business is based, was one of several Eastern Docks spaces where Boat […]

October 29, 2018 News Tags: , , ,

BUSY RO-RO WEEK FOR SCH AS VOLUMES TAKE OFF

September has ended with SCH experiencing one of its busiest ro-ro weeks of the year by handling more than 8,000 cars and heavy wheeled units. The hectic end to the month saw 12 ships handled during the final full week of September, coming on the back of the traditionally quieter August period. Southampton’s Leading Handler […]

SCH HOSTS VISIT FROM WORLDWIDE GROUP OF PORT MANAGERS

Port general managers from as far afield as Australia, South America, the US, Canada and Europe have visited SCH in Southampton to learn about the company’s operations. The group of eight were all members of the worldwide General Stevedoring Council taking part in a European General Managers course. They spent three days in the port […]

SCH AND CPS CONTRIBUTE TO SOUTHAMPTON CRUISE SUCCESS

SCH and sister company Cruise and Passenger Services (CPS) have contributed to Southampton being named as best UK port in the British Cruise Awards 2018. It is the second year in a row that Southampton has been named best port after 80,000 readers of the magazine Cruise International voted. Cruise Services SCH, through its stevedoring […]

September 13, 2018 News Tags: , , ,
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