15 January 2018
On 9th January 2018, Portland Port were pleased to officially sign lease documents with Intermarine UK Limited, who will now have their UK headquarters based in the port estate.
The Inter Marine Group has been established since 1990; they have created a modern, international and market-competitive group of companies which cover marine engineering, international trade, employment agency and shipping services.
The services they will be offering from Portland, include fabrication packages from hull repairs to deck and tank renewals, they have extensive experience in commercial shipbuilding and can offer complete project management packages. Intermarine also specialise in pipe work system design, installation and upgrade, mechanical services, aluminium welding and fabrication of superstructures as well as galley and electric upgrades.
Mr Bill Reeves, the CEO of Portland Port said “It is great news for Portland Port and the local economy that Inter Marine Group have decided to base their UK headquarters on Portland. There are exciting new job opportunities being offered by Intermarine, with more to come as they become established. We wish Intermarine every success with their new venture and look forward to a long productive working relationship with them.”
Mr Slawomir Kalicki, Group President of Inter Marine said: “Opening a production facility in Portland Port is a milestone in the development of our company. We have no doubts it will be a successful project, not only for our company, but also for Portland Port and the local community. We have made substantial investments in brand new, top class machinery to serve the most demanding needs for all kinds of shipyard and ship repair services: fabrication, construction, maintenance and newbuilding. Our aim is to cater for the needs of customers in the maritime industry as well as for those looking for the civil engineering solutions. We expect our facility to be fully operational in March 2018.”
For more information or images please contact Amy Sandford Smith at Portland Port on 01305 825368 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.