November 2013

Solent Stevedores wins Environment Protection Award at prestigious IBJ industry ceremony in Paris

Facing strong competition from rival bulk handling companies based in the UK, South Africa, Sweden and New Zealand, the panel of sixteen international judgesdecided that the entry submitted by Solent Stevedores to recognise and implement regularly changing and stringent environmental legislation involved in the handling of recycled waste product, was outstanding.

The company was also shortlisted for the best Specialist Dry Bulk Terminal Award.

This is the second time in three years that Solent Stevedores has won one of the prestigious IBJ Awards, and the company has been shortlisted for an award each year.

In 2011 the company won the IBJ Customer Care Award.

The Glass Trophy was presented to Ian Jacobs, Managing Director of Solent Stevedores, by Marcel Gorris, Agribulk, Minerals and Recycling Manager, Port of Amsterdam.

Commenting on the success, Ian Jacobs said:

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