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Fast passenger launch

Willfetch’s New Home In Pembroke

Williams Shipping’s fast launch, Willfetch is now on the berth at her new home in Pembroke Dock. The vessel is ready and waiting to transfer passengers throughout the haven and the anchorages, continuing the company’s commitment to long-term investment in Pembroke’s marine industry. The vessel The Lochin Marine 38G.D.S.V. pilot boat has been part of […]

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Hares of Hampsire

Hares of Hampshire

Williams Shipping have been the proud logistics partners for Hares of Hampshire throughout the latter part of 2021 and into 2022. 31 hares in total have formed the Hares of Hampshire trail throughout Winchester and Southampton this summer. This has been the biggest art event for both cities and a collaboration between the Murray Parish […]

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Wilendeavour lifting a pontoon bridge into place for the ISC

Replacing the Pontoon Bridge for Island Sailing Club

The Island Sailing Club (ISC) sits at the heart of Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The ISC is known internationally as organiser of the annual Round the Island Race, which often sees over 1000 vessels compete in a number of professional and amateur categories. However, following storms in early 2020 the Club’s pontoon bridge […]

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Aerial video still of Willpower and Terra Marique

Logistics on Land & Sea

One of the unique aspects of Williams Shipping is our capability on both land and sea. A large project for ALE last month drew on this specialist expertise. The former Murco refinery at Milford Haven has been undergoing works to convert it into a petroleum storage and distribution depot since 2015. Parts of the dismantled […]

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Large mechanical equipment on the trailer of a heavy haul truck

Moving a piece of Fawley’s history

Heavy haul truck W150 and extendable low-loader T170 were in use at Fawley earlier this month, helping move a part of the old power station. Fawley Power Station was an oil-fired power station that operated from 1971 to 2013. The power station was finally shut in March 2013, with decommissioning and demolition continuing ever since. Longstanding […]

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Wiljive working with Red7Marine at East Cowes

Building a lay-over berth for Red Funnel’s new freight ferry

With the Isle of Wight an increasingly popular destination for tourists, Red Funnel decided to free up ferry space by commissioned a new ro-ro freight ferry. The new vessel, Red Kestrel, can carry up to 12 articulated lorries, and for the immediate term will be using the same berths as the other ferries. To prevent […]

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Willpower towing Red Kestrel into Southampton

Towing the Red Kestrel Ro-Ro Ferry

Red Kestrel, the new Red Funnel freight ferry, was towed by Willpower from the shipyard in Liverpool to Southampton in April. Red Kestrel The Red Kestrel is a new £10m ro-ro freight ferry, built by UK shipbuilder Cammell Laird. The ship is designed to provide additional capacity for freight moving to and from East Cowes […]

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Connecting the Electrical Supplies of Britain and France

Workboats Willendeavour and Willdart were at work over the summer and autumn on a project to connect France and England’s power supplies.

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Working with Fourtees Engineering for Antarctic Success

As part of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) project to modernise its Antarctic infrastructure, we provided a full logistics package to Fourtees Engineering, including transport, craneage, handling and open storage at our Nursling site.  Fourtees, who are working for BAM Nuttall, have fabricated structures which will be used to build a new wharf at Rothera […]

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Lifting a bridge section onto a trailer

Transportation and yard services for 29m footbridge

Williams Shipping cargo handling and transport teams worked together to get a footbridge safely up to Chichester to be installed. There was insufficient space for the bridge to be assembled either at the manufacturing site or at its final destination in Chichester. The client made use of yard space, equipment and expertise to assemble the […]

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  • I just wanted to say thank you – it was a very challenging site to work at and make delivery to. Your drivers showed courtesy, patience and professionalism throughout the day

    Philip Kingston,
    Kingston Building Solutions

  • Thank you for your assistance, it was very much appreciated and a special thank you to Bob who did a fantastic job.

    Jenny Wilkinson,
    Interserve Defence Ltd

  • We are very happy with the service provided by your company, especially the driver and we will be using your company for any future work.

    Bob Sarkar,
    National Gritting Service

  • I would like to personally thank you, as a company, and every one of your drivers for their professional approach to the deliveries to our site, all of your drivers have been absolutely fantastic.

    Andy Jenner,
    EP Renewable Energies Limited

  • On Behalf of the Environment Agency and the Residents of Romsey and Winchester, I would like to convey our warmest gratitude for the support you provided during recent flooding. Without you we would not have been able to respond as quickly or effectively as we did.

    James A Humphrys,
    Environment Agency

  • We would like to thank yourself and your team at Williams Shipping for all your help last week, your team were great at getting us around and in position where and when we needed to be in spite of some rotten weather.

    Cliff Stonestreet,
    Fully Fused Fireworks Worldwide Event Management

  • Thank you very much for your assistance and I have to say the two crew members on the vessel could not have been more helpful.

    Steve Beck,
    Burgess Marine

  • May I take this opportunity to thank you for an excellent service, could you also please pass on my thanks to all of your skippers who have helped us over the past few weeks.

    Gwyn Goforth,
    Svitzer UK