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5th March 2019
In 2019 we are celebrating a remarkable achievement – our 125th anniversary. In 1894 New Forest farmer, George Williams, bought a boat at auction and converted it into a sailing barge. With this vessel, “Spec”, he began a business transporting cargoes such as bricks and coal. A Maritime Heritage Since then, Williams Shipping’s vessels have […]
13th August 2018
Williams Shipping’s Marine General Manager Richard Brooks has become a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers is the professional body for shipbrokers, ship managers and agents of the commercial shipping industry worldwide. It is dedicated to setting and maintaining the highest standards in international transport and shipping. Individual professional membership […]
15th March 2018
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 […]
6th March 2018
A section of an aircraft fuselage passed through the yard of Williams Shipping last month on its way overseas. Handling unusual items like this requires specialist knowledge. What constitutes adequate lashing for a truck is not usually sufficient when the cargo is transferred to a ship. This is especially relevant for items which cannot be […]
1st February 2018
Team work ensured the safe delivery of 2 sections of a passenger airbridge when it was transported through the Western docks at the Port of Southampton. The operation involved King Lifting providing & operating the cranes, Teahan Convoi Services providing the escort service, 2 of our trucks with extending power steered flat-bed trailers to transport […]
14th August 2017
We worked for an engineering company helping them to move some enormous 26 metre steel beams to the new development being built in White City. The beams were loaded in our yard in Southampton using our Hyster Reach Stacker and then taken up to London. This a huge redevelopment of White City, where the […]
24th April 2017
Working closely with Mainstay Marine, our marine team provided towage for the new Floating Bridge 6 from Pembroke Dock to East Cowes on the Isle of Wight.
3rd January 2017
Working at the Port of Southampton is second nature for Darren Wright after more than 25 years service for Williams Shipping – with his loyalty having just been rewarded recently with a promotion.
20th December 2016
There’s no denying 2016 has been a year to remember, particularly for the Williams Shipping team who have witnessed a variety of interesting, important and in some cases outrageous projects…
5th September 2016
A giant wooden replica of 17th century London was set ablaze on the River Thames in a retelling of the Great Fire of London.