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BLADE RUNNER TWO – Providing specialist transport to the renewables sector

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. 

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Welcome to new Multicat WILLCHALLENGE as the latest addition to the fleet

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.

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Press Release: New website to spearhead services to the renewable energy sector

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.

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Workboat at sunset

High Performance Oil for Marine Engines

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 […]

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Williams Shipping celebrates 125 years in business

Williams Shipping celebrates 125th anniversary

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 […]

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Williams Shipping Begins Turbine Blade Contract for MHI Vestas

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.

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Willbox Containers

Willbox reaches all-time record number of container hires

A leading British supplier of containers based in Southampton has announced impressive growth figures.

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Williams Shipping Cargo

Williams Shipping reaches new heights with £250k investment

Williams Shipping, an expanding marine and logistics firm in Southampton, has boosted its cargo handling capabilities with a £250,000 cash injection.

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New Handling Equipment & Yard Development for Growing Cargo Operations

Williams Transport Services has strengthened its growing cargo handling operations with a significant investment in handling equipment and yard development.

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Achilles UVDB

Achilles UVDB Registered

Williams Shipping has gained a ‘shop window’ with companies in the utilities sector by joining Achilles UVDB – an online community that enables companies to manage supply chain risk and comply with EU regulations.

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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