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Armitt Step Closer to Build Terminal at London Thamesport

first_imgzoom UK shipping agent and logistics company The Armitt Group has signed a heads of terms agreement with the London Thamesport’s owners Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) Group to build a 120,000 square feet multimodal terminal at the port. Construction of the site and warehouse are scheduled to begin in early May, and the company expects that freight could start moving through the new facility as early as autumn this year.Armitt Multimodal Terminal South, as it will be known, is the first in a three stage investment by the Armitt Group to develop similar facilities in the Midlands and North of the UK within the next three years.“What we are bringing to Thamesport, through this agreement, is our expertise in breakbulk handling, which is why Hutchison finds us attractive as a partner. We see this deal as being the start of a very long-term successful relationship with Hutchison Ports,” Nicholas Marshall, Commercial Director at Armitt, said.Additionally, Armitt said that it plans to handle additional breakbulk cargo from the port and is currently in talks with HPH Group to secure an additional area to handle shipments of aggregates for consumption.last_img read more