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Seawork 2024 - Williams Shipping

Thousands of visitors, 450 exhibitors – Seawork 2024 hailed a success!

Williams Shipping are riding high after exhibiting at Seawork, Europe’s largest on-water commercial marine and workboat event, at Southampton’s iconic Mayflower Park. This event also coincided with Williams Shipping’s 130th Anniversary which was celebrated on the stand with 80 guests who toasted this milestone with some fizz and cake. This year’s event, which brought together […]

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Williams Shipping celebrated the National Apprenticeship Week 2024 at The Isle of Wight

Last week, our marine team had the privilege of participating in National Apprenticeship Week at Isle of Wight College. It was an opportunity to not only celebrate the achievements of our apprentices but also to showcase the invaluable contributions they bring to our company. The highlight of our week was the networking event held in […]

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Charity round up for 2023

It’s been another busy year at Williams Shipping and our staff have got involved in lots of charity work this year. We’ve supported 2 headline charities in 2023: The directors chose Saints Foundation, supporting people in need throughout Southampton. The Saints Foundation deliver numerous projects from exercise and social activities, to support with finding work […]

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Uses and applications of distilled water on vessels

Distilled water is used on vessels for various purposes due to its purity and lack of minerals and impurities. In maritime operations, every component plays a part, and distilled water emerges as a silent but powerful player. Its versatility from engine maintenance to laboratory precision showcases its importance on vessels of all sizes. Battery Brilliance […]

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The rise of environmentally acceptable Marine Lubricants

In our quest for technological advancement and industrial growth, we often overlook the environmental repercussions of our actions. One of the significant contributors to environmental pollution is conventional marine lubricants, which can harm ecosystems and aquatic life. However, a promising solution has emerged in the form of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs). In this post, we […]

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Best practices in abnormal loads transportation

  Managing abnormal loads presents a unique set of challenges and opportunities. These exceptional shipments, whether oversized, overweight, or of an unusual shape, require meticulous planning, expertise, and attention to detail. Navigating the complexities of abnormal loads demands innovative solutions and adherence to best practices to ensure safe and efficient transportation. In this blog, we […]

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2023: Transport highlights of the year

2023: Transport highlights of the year In today’s fast-paced world, logistics plays a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth movement of goods, services, and information across vast distances. From the transportation of raw materials to the delivery of finished products to consumers, logistics serves as the backbone of the global economy.  Our transport division conducts […]

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A guide to selecting the best marine lubricants

Finding the best marine lubricant involves considering several factors, such as the specific application, equipment type, environmental regulations, and manufacturer recommendations. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you identify the most suitable marine lubricant: Understand your marine equipment and requirements Determine the type of marine equipment you have (e.g., engines, gears, hydraulics) and their specific […]

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Navigating the Future: A Glimpse into the Marine Industry in 2033

The marine industry is constantly growing and has always played a vital role in global trade and transportation. As the industry evolves and adapts, advancements in technology, environmental consciousness, and shifting geopolitical landscapes are poised to reshape this essential sector. This blog will try to predict how the marine industry could look in the next […]

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Williams Shipping’s 129th anniversary

Fitting that Williams Shipping’s 129th anniversary falls on the 29th day of the month! 29th June 2023, 129 years after George Williams first acquired a vessel named “Spec” in 1894 and started his own business. To this day, we are still looked after by the Williams family, and we have no intention to stop now. […]

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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