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Port of Dover, UK: Cargo Terminal West officially opens for business

Christian Fernsby |
Dover Cargo Terminal West is now completely operational after five years in the making.

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Topics: DOVER    CARGO    TERMINAL    UK   

Nik Scott-Gray, General Manager of Port of Dover Cargo Ltd said: “Today heralds an exciting new chapter for Port of Dover Cargo it’s amazing to see the new terminal fully functional and processing such a large variety and volume of cargo using equipment, warehousing and IT systems.

“The Dover Cargo business is long established as one of the best in the industry and I’m thrilled that we can now take it even further with the endless opportunities that the new terminal brings us.”

Port of Dover Cargo Ltd has seen an expansion in its customer base recently, as new and existing customers have begun to make use of various features of the new facilities over the last few months, including an additional multi-purpose berth.

The business has an established and thriving trade in perishables freight from Central and South America and the new facility means that the Port now has the capability to process a whole range of commodities. Breakbulk steel rebar was recently discharged through the facility for the first time ever in Dover.

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