Tag: Shipping

Cruise Operations

SCH and CPS SHOW VERSATILITY IN RECORD WEEKEND

Port terminal operators SCH and sister company Cruise and Passenger Services (CPS) have completed a record weekend of cruise operations in Southampton with involvement in 13 operations over three days. Stevedores SCH and valet cruise parking specialists CPS, supported by their in-house staff agency Pathfinder Personnel, had more 600 staff deployments over the period as […]

SCH EMBARKS ON BUSY 2017 CRUISE SHIP SEASON

SCH has handled the first of more than 50 calls by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCCL) in Southampton this year after the initial arrival of the Independence of the Seas. The debut season call by the 154,000 tonnes ship saw her re-positioned in Europe from Florida with some 4,000 passengers disembarking. A similar number boarded […]

SCH BACKS ROBERT TO RACE FOR THE TOP

SCH is backing Robert Smith, the Technical Manager of its motorcycle preparation centre in Sywell, to be a success on the track this summer as he makes his debut racing in the Thundersport GB club’s GP1 Freshman class. BMW bikes are a labour of love for Robert because he also helps look after the fleet […]

NEW REACHSTACKER EXPANDS HIGH AND HEAVY CARGO HANDLING CAPABILITY

SCH has expanded its capability for handling high and heavy cargoes in the Port of Southampton with the acquisition of a dedicated reachstacker telescopic crane. The high-performance Linde stacker .has capacity for loads up to 45ft in width and weighing up to 45 tonnes. It can be used for handling containers or out-of-gauge cargoes loaded […]

SCH STRENGTHENS MANAGEMENT TEAM WITH NEW DEPUTY OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

SCH has strengthened its operations management in the Port of Southampton with the addition of Paul Prince to its team. Paul becomes Deputy Operations Director after joining from Associated British Ports (ABP) where he was latterly Stevedoring Manager in Southampton. He joins SCH as the company continues to build its portfolio of ro-ro and cruise […]

ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD ENSURES BUSY 2017 SOUTHAMPTON SEASON FOR SCH

Port terminal operators SCH expect one of their busiest Southampton cruise ship seasons for many years in 2017 by handling around 100 ship calls, with more than half under the umbrella of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL). It will be the third successive year that SCH has provided port handling services for Royal Caribbean International […]

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