Press release

Portico, the international shipping experts based at Portsmouth International Port, have welcomed the longest container vessel that they have handled to date on one of their deep water quays. The MV Cap Roca, loaded mostly with reefer containers of bananas and other fresh produce, is an impressive 225 metres long – more than double the length of a football pitch. The vessel, which has recently been added to Maersk’s regular Colombian Express Service, left Colombia on 11th May, sailing direct to...

The south coast’s leading fresh produce port, Portico, have been nominated for the FPC Fresh Awards ‘Business Service Partner’ award. FPC is the UK's fresh produce trade association and is widely recognised as the voice of the UK industry. A deep-sea port, based in Portsmouth with excellent transport links by road, rail and sea, Portico has recently secured £15m worth of investment over the next 10 years, which will drive forward plans to modernise and improve the business. Steve Williams, Portico’s operations...