New engineering workshop at Port of Cardiff

Posted on 05 Dec 2018 and read 598 times
New engineering workshop at Port of CardiffABP South Wales has invested £400,000 in a new engineering facility at the Port of Cardiff (

An expanded ‘state of the art’ 1,200m2 workshop enables the engineering department to undertake the servicing and maintenance of equipment used by stevedores to load and unload vessels.

It includes new office space for the engineering operations, a new mess room for the stevedores and new amenities for the electrical and fabrication/welding engineers who service the port estate.

Matthew Kennerley, ABP South Wales director, said: “The work of our engineering department is vital in supporting the port’s operational teams and — ultimately — our customers.

“The investment is part of our commitment to continually improving the services we offer, while providing a great place to work for our dedicated employees.”

The ABP South Wales engineering team is responsible for maintaining and servicing all port equipment and infrastructure, from the cargo-handling machinery, lock gates and associated machinery,to the port’s outdoor lighting.

Construction work for the new facility began in January and was completed in October.

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