Southern Maritime Services  offers a full 24/7 quayside line handling and mooring service to cruise and ferry customers as back-up to PIP’s own specialist teams.

SMS also provides similar support services to cargo terminal manager Portico.We have a large pool of line handlers available all of whom have been trained to deliver a safe and effective service by our internal ITSSAR accredited instructors. We can meet your labour expectations, whether small or large, and are able to respond quickly to ad hoc requests.

All our line handlers are provided with PPE that meets the BSEN471 standard. This clothing is regularly audited by our internal H&S Manager to ensure it is always fit for purpose.

For more details please contact us on tel: +44 (0) 23 9281 9600 or send us an email

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