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Naval Warfare

Marchwood move delayed again

5th October 2016 - 13:00 GMT | by Philip Rood in London


Plans for a new joint venture between transport specialists David MacBrayne Ltd (DML) and global logistics firm GBA (Holdings) Ltd, to start running the Marchwood Military Port on Southampton Water have been delayed again.

The facility is one of the UK military’s major logistics ports, set close to the New Forest and with the deepwater access offered by Southampton Water, which plays host to some of the world’s biggest container vessels and cruise ships. Marchwood handles global shipments supplying British troops on operations overseas and is also extensively used as a berth by the Royal Fleet Auxiliary in support of ...

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