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Solent Stevedores Ltd
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Solent Stevedores Ltd

Solent Stevedores is a specialist port operator working throughout the UK, Channel Islands, and Singapore. The company operates long term contractual activities in the Port of Southampton, the River Thames, DP World London Gateway, the Port of St Helier in Jersey, and the Port of Immingham. Handling a diverse range of commodities and with a permanent workforce in excess of 180 personnel, Solent Stevedores is a market leader in the provision of Port services in the UK.

In the Port of Southampton, Solent Stevedores is renowned for its excellent reputation in providing a wide range of supporting services to some of the cruise industry’s biggest lines. Every year company staff greet over 1.8 million passengers, load 2.5 million suitcases and handle 120,000 tonnes of provisions across 400 turnaround calls – nearly a 100% increase in business since 2010.

At Marina Bay in Singapore, Solent Stevedores handle a further 250 turnaround calls annually – the combined total making Solent Stevedores one of the global leaders in the provision of Stevedoring Services to the cruise industry.

The company’s full time cruise department and experienced management team are dedicated to providing the highest levels of customer service to cruise lines and their guests, including mooring operations, baggage handling, stores handling, mobility assistance and porterage services. A fleet of over 50 state-of-the-art machines and other specialist equipment, fabricated in-house, ensures these services are achieved seamlessly.

All Solent Stevedores staff understand the need to provide outstanding service in a safe environment. The company consistently strives to improve the service offered to customers through innovation, investment, feedback, and through measuring performance. As well as a highly trained and experienced workforce, Solent Stevedores is accredited to ISO9001 and ISO14001 Quality and Environmental standards.


  1. Stevedoring, Baggage Handling, Mooring & Let-Go services

  2. Porterage & Guest Assistance services

  3. Provisions receiving & loading services

  4. Terminal Operations, Training & Consultancy services



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