BELOW is a video that shows hard working key workers operating day and night at Port of Tilbury gets the vital fast moving consumer goods and supplies from ship to shore in 25 minutes and then onto the road within an hour.
Forth Ports play a key role in keeping the economy and freight moving.
Since the lockdown in March, Forth Ports have not stopped working. All of their ports are open and their quay workers around the UK have been working hard during these challenging times to make sure that food and goods arriving into their ports are getting to where they are most needed.
In March alone, the Group, which operates eight ports across the UK including Tilbury, Grangemouth, Leith, Rosyth and Dundee has managed the following (click on infographic below to see the statistics):
Commenting on the infographic, Charles Hammond, Chief Executive of Forth Ports said: “I am extremely proud and grateful to our hard-working teams across the ports.
“Our own ‘Quay’ workers have adapted admirably to the necessary changes and restrictions in order for us to ensure we work in a safe and protected environment.
“All of this enables us to handle the much-needed products for other front-line essential services, businesses and people across the UK.
“It is clear to see from this infographic the key role our ports are playing in these very challenging times to keep our supermarket shelves full and our economy moving.”