Blyth has developed a reputation as one of the UK’s premier forest products handling ports with regular shipments of pulp, paper & tissue reels, plywood, timber, logs and forest products related finished goods. Value added services such as rewrapping and conversion are also provided in modern purpose built warehouses.
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The Port has established itself as a major short sea liner port for northern UK with worldwide transshipment services also available from continental Europe. A large percentage of units passing through the Port also take advantage of additional services such as container stuffing/destuffing, strategic stock holding, repalletising, logistics services etc.
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Blyth has a long history of involvement in the bulk sector with a large variety of products being handled including coal, alumina, petroleum coke, cement, aggregate, grain, animal feed, fertiliser and biomass to name but a few. An increasing volume of bulk cargoes pass through our modern Battleship Wharf Terminal where purpose built covered and open bulk storage facilities are provided for vessels up to 30,000 DWT and with direct access to rail.
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Port of Blyth is increasingly being seen as a key facility in northern UK for the movement and mobilisation of project related work. The offshore and renewable energy sectors are particularly well served, attracted by the Port’s strategic location, handling expertise, heavy lift cranage, extensive storage facilities and excellent access to the distribution network.
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The Port has a wide experience in metals handling with slab, ingots, coil, plate, sheet piling and pipes all well serviced. A wide variety of other breakbulk cargoes are also accommodated through our extensive and flexible facilities spread over several terminals, ensuring that the right service is available for the widest range of cargoes possible.
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