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Experts in vessel loading and the discharging of bulk cargoes, we specialise in the import and export of grains, oil seeds, pulses and biomass as well as commodity cleaning.


Tonnes of storage

The Sentinel Terminal is our large warehouse and storage facility, based in Ipswich.


Tonnes per day

Fast, efficient vessel loading rates.


Tonnes carrying capacity

Our ability to handle vessels with a large carrying capacity makes us a trusted partner for the agricultural industry.

Port Services Terms of Business




Dedicated weighbridges with online stock control.

Commodity Services


Receipt, Handling & Despatch. Cargo analysis and commodity cleaning.

Cargo Handling


Loading conveyors plus related cargo handling equipment.

Agri-bulk Experts

30+ years

Trusted by the industry for our wide-ranging experience.

Storage Solutions

24,000 m2

Flexible long and short-term storage options.

Terminal Handling

A trusted partner for agriculture

Our skilled terminal handling teams have extensive experience in partnering with the agricultural industry, acting as representatives for shippers and receivers. Whether you’re importing pulses, biomass and oilseeds or exporting cereals and other grains, our dedicated stevedoring and warehousing teams deliver an efficient service you can rely on. We have the capacity and knowledge to process large shipments – quickly and professionally. We can handle vessels up to 155 metres in length and with up to 15,000 tonnes carrying capacity thanks to the scale of our UK stevedoring and warehousing facilities.

Plus, we have our own fleet of shunting vehicles and boast a loading rate of 5,000 tonnes per day. With up to 46,000 tonnes of storage space in total, available 24/7 and all year round, the size, scale and speed of our operations make us the go-to terminal handling partner for our broad range of clients. Our facilities include the Sentinel Terminal in Ipswich, offering 24,000m2. metres of dedicated space which is TASCC (Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops) and GTP (Good Trading Practices) certified.

It is also approved by the soil association to handle organic materials, providing you with national trade assurance. In addition to long and short-term storage, we also offer cargo cargo handling service, analysis and commodity cleaning. Our team can assist with container devanning and silo truck loading, plus we can link our dedicated weighbridges to your online stock control systems for accurate, streamlined reporting.

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