“We have a long standing relationship with SCH for cruise ship handling that reflects the efficient and flexible performance that they provide for our UK operations. They play a valuable role in ensuring a seamless port operations service for our customers.”
Lotfi Trabelsi, Manager, Port Operations & Guest Port Services, Royal Caribbean International.
Southampton Cargo Handling, part of the Independent Port Handling Group (IPH), is the most extensive provider of stevedoring services in the UK.
We have supported the port and logistics sectors for more then 30 years and our expertise spans the full range of port services, including rope handling, discharging and loading cargoes and port terminal management which includes receiving and distributing cargoes.
In Southampton and Liverpool, our skilled stevedores specialise in handling ro-ro, cruise and project cargo vessels, working closely with shipping lines to ensure smooth, punctual ship turnarounds.
SCH is the most experienced stevedore in the Port of Southampton and is the major handler of deep-sea ro-ro cargoes in the port, including both vehicles and high and heavy cargoes.
Sister company, Southern Maritime Services, carries out cargo handling in Portsmouth, while our specialist labour agency Pathfinder Personnel enables us to respond to peaks in demand through the provision of up to 400 fully trained staff.
IPH also comprises cruise valet parking specialists Cruise and Passenger Services (CPS), which is responsible for parking some 90,000 passenger vehicles each year in Southampton, Liverpool and Portsmouth..
CPS EXTENDS VALET PARKING RELATIONSHIP WITH PORT OF DOVER
SCH sister company Cruise and Passenger Services (CPS) has extended its valet parking contract with the Port of Dover for a further two years. CPS has been providing cruise parking services at Dover since 2021 and utilises on-site and undercover parking facilities in...
2023 SET TO MATCH PRE-PANDEMIC CRUISE LEVELS FOR SCH AND SUBSIDIARIES
Valet parking specialist Cruise and Passenger Services (CPS) and its sister companies will handle around 500 cruise ship transfer calls in 2023 as the industry continues its post-pandemic recovery. CPS will provide valet parking in Southampton, Liverpool and...
SCH MOTOPREP ROB THUNDERS TO TOP TEN FINISH
SCH Motoprep technical manager Rob Smith has completed another creditable season in the Thundersport GB 2022 Gp1 Elite motorbike racing championship by finishing ninth in the overall standings. Riding a BMW S1000RR, Rob, who has been progressing up the UK rankings...