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AZAMARA PURSUIT MAIDEN CALL TOPS BUSY SPELL OF CRUISE SHIP ACTVITY FOR SCH

Southampton Cargo Handling (SCH) has added another prestigious ship to its fleet of cruise ship clients after Azamara Club Cruises vessel Azamara Pursuit arrived in Southampton for the first time. Azamara Pursuit, which can accommodate over 700 passengers, is the former P&O Cruises vessel Adonia and arrived in Southampton following an extensive refurbishment in Northern […]

July 26, 2018 News

CUPCAKE CHEFS COOK UP A SUCCESSFUL FUND-RAISER IN PORT OF SOUTHAMPTON

Selling delicious cupcakes around the Port of Southampton was just the recipe for staff at SCH and sister company Pathfinder Personnel when they raised nearly £200 for national Alzheimer’s cupcake day. Organisers gave hundreds of workers the chance to sample the decorated delights as they sold the home made cakes around the various ro-ro and […]

SCH AND PATHFINDER HOPING FOR SWEET TASTE OF CHARITY SUCCESS

Staff at SCH and sister company Pathfinder Personnel are cooking up a sweet deal for June 14 when they take part in the national Alzheimer’s cupcake day. Organisers are hoping the day has all the ingredients for raising plenty of cake cash as they set about baking their sponge delights to sell throughout the port […]

June 8, 2018 News

SCH KICKS OFF 2018 SOUTHAMPTON CRUISE SEASON BY HANDLING FIRST UK CALL OF CELEBRITY SILHOUETTE

SCH has kicked off its 2018 cruise season in Southampton by supporting the first call in the UK by Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Silhouette. The 2,886-passenger ship was launched in 2011 as the fourth of Celebrity Cruises’ five Solstice-class ships and boasts a number of new features compared to its sister ship Celebrity Eclipse, which SCH […]

SCH HANDLES FIRST OF MORE THAN 50 CRUISE SHIP OPERATIONS IN LIVERPOOL

SCH has handled the first of more than 50 cruise ship calls due in the port of Liverpool this year with the turnaround operation of Fred Olsen Line’s Black Watch. The arrival of the first cruise visitor of 2018 saw a small number of passengers disembark Black Watch before 700 passengers were welcomed on board […]

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SCH TECHNICAL MANAGER ROB SMITH MAKES PROMISING START TO MOTORCYCLE RACE SEASON

SCH Motoprep Technical Manager and Rob Smith made a promising start to this year’s motorcycle race season by securing three top five class finishes at Donnington in the first meeting of the season. Rob was making his debut in the Thundersport GB club GP1 sportsman class after winning the Freshman class last season and his […]

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SCH MOTOPREP TAKES ON FIRST APPRENTICES

SCH MotoPrep, the BMW car and motorcycle technical preparation arm of the group, has taken on its first apprentice technicians. Alex Harfield (19) and Miles Budd (18) have joined the company on a three-year apprenticeship that will eventually see them qualify as ATA (Automotive Technical Accreditation) graded technicians. Alex, from Crowthorne, will spend his three […]

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IPH COMPANIES READY FOR BUSY 2018 CRUISE SEASON THROUGHOUT UK

Cruise ship handling specialists SCH and sister company Southern Maritime Services (SMS) are scheduled to handle nearly 200 calls into the UK during 2018, underlining the companies’ position as the most extensive provider of cruise services in the UK. The calls will be spread between Southampton, Liverpool and Portsmouth with customers including Royal Caribbean International, […]

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SCH SUPPORTS DISCHARGE OF NEW CONTAINER CRANES

SCH has supported a four-day discharge operation to unload sections of two new super post-Panamax gantry cranes at the container facilities of Southampton’s DP World. The team assisted with hooking up the crane parts as they were off-loaded from the vessel Symphony Sky at 207 berth. Ship’s agents were GP Shipping. When fully assembled, the […]

SCH BREAKS COMPANY RECORDS IN HANDLING RO-RO VOLUMES THROUGH SOUTHAMPTON

Leading roll-on/roll-off handler SCH saw its volume of cargo handled through the port of Southampton grow by over 25 per cent last year. Having seen its ro-ro import and export volumes smash through the 200,000 units barrier in 2016, the stevedore and terminal management specialists experienced further significant growth last year as units climbed to […]

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