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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Portsmouth and Williams Shipping pilot new partnership

Williams Shipping marked their pilot boarding agreement with Portsmouth International Port, by welcoming their new pilot boats to the city earlier today. Portsmouth International Port’s pilots have detailed knowledge of Portsmouth Harbour and are experts on how to manoeuvre a wide range of vessels. They board ships in the outer Solent and help the crew to guide the […]

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The Benefits of Using Premium Marine Engine Lubricants

There are many options when it comes to choosing what to lubricate marine engines with, with multiple manufacturers, all with their own formulations, it can be a challenge to look beyond the basic OEM requirements and make choices to improve the overall engine health. The reality is all engine oils are not made equal and […]

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What is cargo handling: A Q&A with our cargo specialists

Q: 1. What is cargo handling?  A: Cargo handling is the process of loading, lashing, and unloading different types of cargo, which can vary in all kinds of weights and sizes. A lot of these may require specialist lifting and handling equipment and skill sets. Q: 2. How many jobs are completed each week and […]

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Marine apprentices: 5-day course on the Isle of Wight

At the end of last year, in November 2022, we welcomed 5 new marine apprentices to our team, three in Southampton and two in Pembroke. Our apprentices have applied via the UKSA charity organisation, based on the Isle of Wight, which gives young adults a chance to join different businesses and receive a qualification after […]

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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