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Grimsby, Immingham, Hull, Blyth, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tees, Hartlepool, Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft, Harwich and Liverpool



Grimsby, Immingham & Hull
The ports of Grimsby and Immingham are situated near the mouth of the Humber Estuary making them ideal for North Sea offshore wind farms as well as shipping services between the UK, Scandinavia, the Baltic and mainland Europe.


Newcastle - upon - Tyne

Tees and Hartlepool

King's Lynn

Great Yarmouth





Arthur Smith (Grimsby) Ltd. has been providing quality shipping services in the ports of Grimsby and Immingham since being founded by Arthur Smith in 1936. It has progressed through five generations and is now managed by brothers James & David Smith (MICS).


Frozen Cargo was first handled in 1947 with temperature controlled products becoming a major part of the business at Grimsby and Immingham. Fresh, salted and frozen fish from Canada, Greenland, Norway, Faroe Islands and Iceland. Frozen fruit juice and fresh melons from Israel. New potatoes from Egypt.


Assisted Van Oord with the Port and Logistics services for the construction of the Aldborough Gas Storage Facility.


Provided Port Agency, Stevedoring and Logistics Services to Jan De Nul for the construction of the Langeled to Easington Landfall Project.


First offshore windfarm vessel handled with survey vessel RV "Shannon".


"Regina Baltica" working on Sheringham Shoal Offshore Windfarm was the first large offshore windfarm accommodation vessel for Arthur Smith. Regular port calls at Harwich were organised, with up to 200 technicians on board. A full one-stop shop service was provided, including port agency, waste, logistics, provisions, repairs and crew husbandry.


2015 saw Van Oord's Tetney Sealine Project to replace the offshore hose connections to Tetney Mondbuoy. With the only access from the sea, a terminal at Royal Dock Grimsby was provided for the duration of the project. Over 35 vessels were handled. Comprehensive stevedoring, tugs, storage, crew logistics and procurement were provided.


Comprehensive support for Jan De Nul with the Race Bank export cable through the wash. 50 vessels handled in 8 ports from Redcar down to Lowestoft. A raft of ships agency, port, crew, procurement and logistics services were provided at each port 24/7.


Appointed as Orsted's Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Port Agent for Race Bank and subsequently Hornsea 1 and Hornsea 2.

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