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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 Post Comment News Tags: , , ,


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 […]


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 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 […]

Southampton Port Company SCH Renews Contract with RO-RO Line Hoegh Autoliners

Port terminal operators Southampton Cargo Handling (SCH) have signed a contract with leading roll-on/roll-off shipping line Hoegh Autoliners to continue servicing its vessel calls in the Port of Southampton for a further three years. The new contract extends a relationship that spans more than 25 years since the inception of SCH, with Oslo-based Hoegh also […]

November 4, 2015 Post Comment News

SCH Salutes Southampton’s Top Port Award

Port terminal Operators SCH have welcomed the 2015 National Transport Awards which have recognised Southampton as the UK’s Port of the Year. Southampton beat off stiff competition to claim the award with judges impressed by Associated British Port’s drive to constantly improve operations and facilities. The port has invested some £150 million in new facilities […]

October 14, 2015 Post Comment News

Sister Company CPS Names Among Top Worldwide Cruise Suppliers

SCH sister company Cruise and Passengers Services (CPS) has been named as a finalist in the prestigious annual Seatrade Cruise Awards announced at the Seatrade Europe Cruise and River Cruise Convention in Hamburg. CPS was judged to be one of the top three companies in the supplier  of the year  to the global cruise industry […]

September 29, 2015 Post Comment News

SCH Handles World’s Biggest Car Carrier on Maiden Southampton Call

Port terminal operators Southampton Cargo Handling (SCH) have handled the world’s largest Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) on its maiden call in the Port of Southampton. Höegh Autoliners’ Höegh Target is the first in a series of six Post Panamax vessels under the New Horizon design that will be delivered over the next 18 […]

September 9, 2015 Post Comment News

IT Improvements Enable CPS to Enhance Passenger Care Parking Services

SCH sister company Cruise and Passenger Services (CPS) has strengthened its position as the UK’s leading valet parking company for serving cruise ship passengers by upgrading bespoke hardware and software systems used by operatives at each of its ports. CPS has operations at Southampton, Liverpool, Portsmouth and  Oban in Scotland, ensuring the safe keeping of some 75,000 […]

August 4, 2015 Post Comment News

SCH Secures Agreement to Handle Saga Cruise Ships in Southampton

  Port terminal operators Southampton Cargo Handling (SCH) have expanded their portfolio of cruise passenger work after being appointed by Saga Cruises to handle all their ships calling in the Port of Southampton. SCH, already a key player in helping to maintain Southampton’s position as Europe’s leading port for cruise ship turnaround operations, will provide […]

June 15, 2015 Post Comment News
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