Stevedoring

Stevedoring forms a large part of the firm's current workload. Our ethos in this regard is simple — we treat customer's property with same care and respect we would expect if it were our own.

Our expertise is broad and in recent times we have loaded and discharged such diverse cargoes as:-

  • iron ore
  • palletised cement
  • coal
  • bulk lime
  • livestock (agricultural and recreational)
  • commercial scale wind turbine components
  • roll-on roll-off cargo in large volume

Although the techniques and equipment will vary, the John Jolly ethos does not. We have experienced and accountable staff who operate to the highest standards in challenging environments and at unsociable hours where necessary.

We have, since 2002, acted as stevedoring contractor of choice for Northlink Ferries, who operate a daily service to and from the Orkney Islands. We employ staff in the ports of Kirkwall, Stromness and Scrabster (Caithness).