International Port was the first multi-purpose port in
Europe to gain the quality accreditation
BS5750/ISO9002 and was the recent winner of the Institute
of Transport Managers' Port of the Year award. The Port
also holds the British Safety Council's five-star award.
Harwich International Port is committed to high standards
of training with a very flexible workforce and working hours
to meet the needs of customers. National Vocational Qualifications
(NVQ's) have been introduced to port staff in all aspects
of port operations.
Port has extensive experience of handling cargoes in a
wide range of sectors, including project cargoes. There
are regular ferry links to the Netherlands and Scandinavia
with a container/general cargo service to
North Africa and
general cargo services to the Mediterranean.