In August, Solent Stevedores were successful in winning the Swiss based Transammonia Fertilizer plant Bagging operation contract.
This has seen the company employ a further 6 Full Time staff taking the total number of Full Time staff in the business to 65.
Commenting on this success, Ian Jacobs General Manager said
“ Solent Stevedores have looked after the Stevedoring operation for Transammonia for 3 years now and we have worked hard to nurture a very close relationship at all levels. The acquisition of this contract takes our business into a new direction but at the same time allows us to help Transammonia develop their UK business model whilst providing them with a competitive edge.”
“ It is fully envisaged that volumes of Fertilizer cargo will increase in 2012 and Solent Stevedores look forward to demonstrating to Transammonia that they have chosen the right partner in handling this business and with a replacement Loading Shovel and 2 new Forklift Trucks on order, we have made a statement of our intent”.