Bulk handling contract extension awarded
30 March 2020
Port of St Helier in Jersey has awarded a contract extension to Solent Stevedores following a competitive tender process.
The firm will provide stevedoring services at the port for a further 11 years.
This contract covers stevedoring for the New North Quay handling the Lift On Lift Off services and the Elizabeth Quay which handles the Condor Ferries Services on behalf of the Ports of Jersey.
In addition to the new stevedoring contract, Solent Stevedores has also been awarded the Professional Services Tender which extends their responsibilities to the management of the day-to-day operational areas of the New North Quay and the Elizabeth Quay. They will also manage the statutory and non-statutory security of the port, maintenance of essential heavy plant and provide investment in local resilience training alongside the port’s apprenticeship scheme. These services are part of a three-year contract.
The company which has been operating from the port in Jersey since 2012, handled more than 1,690 vessels throughout 2019.
Solent Stevedores also has operations in Immingham, London Gateway, Singapore and on the River Thames.