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5th March 2021
Offshore wind turbine blades present a unique transport challenge. At 80 metres long, the blades manufactured by Vestas on the Isle of Wight cannot be transported by normal vessels, so Williams Shipping operates a purpose-built blade transport barge for the business.
4th March 2021
Williams Shipping is delighted to welcome another Eurocarrier 2209 to the fleet. Our crew joined the vessel at Neptune Marine’s yard in Aalst, The Netherlands and sailed to Southampton in February.
8th February 2021
Williams Shipping launches new website to spearhead its services to the renewable energy sector, part of the company’s commitment to long-term investment in Pembroke Dock.
2nd July 2020
Williams Shipping adds Mobilgard™ HSD 15W-40, ExxonMobil’s high performance oil for high speed marine diesel engines This oil will help inland and coastal vessel operators enhance engine performance and reduce costs Formulated for engines operating in severe conditions Long life reduces oil consumption and waste disposal costs Designed to help enhance engine performance and reduce […]
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 […]
23rd April 2018
Williams Shipping is pleased to have started working on a contract to transport 82m offshore wind turbine blades for Isle of Wight-based wind energy specialists MHI Vestas.
7th March 2017
A leading British supplier of containers based in Southampton has announced impressive growth figures.
15th September 2016
Williams Shipping, an expanding marine and logistics firm in Southampton, has boosted its cargo handling capabilities with a £250,000 cash injection.
17th August 2016
Williams Transport Services has strengthened its growing cargo handling operations with a significant investment in handling equipment and yard development.