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BBC Chartering with dedicated project terminal in Houston

22nd October 2014

The global project carrier BBC Chartering is pleased to announce that Manchester Terminal in the Port of Houston is the carrier’s new dedicated hub in North America

BBC Chartering with dedicated project terminal in Houston
BBC Chartering is a global provider of multipurpose and heavy lift shipping services

Managed through Gulfstream Marine, BBC vessels and their customers can now enjoy priority berthing and 24/7serviceability in the Port of Houston.

BBC recorded a constant growth of its US based business which also drove the number of vessel visits.

In the past 12 months the carrier counted more than 250 port calls in Houston making it the carrier’s most frequented hub for project cargo operations in the world.

Svend Andersen, CEO of BBC Chartering said: “Houston is one of the most important project hubs in the world. We are very pleased that priority berthing for BBC vessels in the Port of Houston now allows us to offer increased levels of service to our cargo customers. We look forward to our partnership with Gulfstream Marine and Manchester and how it will create value for our customers.”

Manchester Terminal features two large docks that can accommodate up to six MPP / HL vessels at the same time and connects to all modes of transportation. The terminal also offers warehousing and specialized handling for pipes, any other break bulk cargo and containers, and it can even facilitate space for light manufacturing and assembly operations if needed. The terminal covers an area of about 72.4 acres and also serves as a designated Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ). Manchester Terminal is a private marine terminal that is a United States Coast Guard approved facility.

About BBC Chartering - BBC Chartering is a global provider of multipurpose and heavy lift shipping services. Operating about 150 vessels today, the company markets the single largest MPP/HL fleet in the market. Fleet size and composition ensure high performance levels to charterers offering lifting capacities up to 800mt on tramp, liner and contract services.

BBC Chartering has 28 sales and chartering offices worldwide. About 370 employees support local and global clients in planning and executing their transport assignments. The company helps clients with shipping solutions in the sectors of oil & gas, energy and power, construction and mining, transport and infrastructure.


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