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BUSY RO-RO WEEK FOR SCH AS VOLUMES TAKE OFF

September has ended with SCH experiencing one of its busiest ro-ro weeks of the year by handling more than 8,000 cars and heavy wheeled units. The hectic end to the month saw 12 ships handled during the final full week of September, coming on the back of the traditionally quieter August period. Southampton’s Leading Handler […]

SCH HOSTS VISIT FROM WORLDWIDE GROUP OF PORT MANAGERS

Port general managers from as far afield as Australia, South America, the US, Canada and Europe have visited SCH in Southampton to learn about the company’s operations. The group of eight were all members of the worldwide General Stevedoring Council taking part in a European General Managers course. They spent three days in the port […]

SCH AND CPS CONTRIBUTE TO SOUTHAMPTON CRUISE SUCCESS

SCH and sister company Cruise and Passenger Services (CPS) have contributed to Southampton being named as best UK port in the British Cruise Awards 2018. It is the second year in a row that Southampton has been named best port after 80,000 readers of the magazine Cruise International voted. Cruise Services SCH, through its stevedoring […]

September 13, 2018 News Tags: , , ,

SCH SUPPORTS CHRISTENING CALL OF AZAMARA PURSUIT

SCH pulled out all the stops to ensure that the visit to Southampton of Azamara Club Cruises’ new ship for her official christening ceremony was a success. Having handled the Azamara Pursuit on two previous visits to Southampton earlier this summer, SCH was on hand to ensure a smooth disembark for hundreds of passengers as […]

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 Post Comment 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 Post Comment 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 […]

March 28, 2018 Post Comment News Tags: , ,
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