Morecambe Metals begins exporting from Port of Lancaster

Morecambe Metals has begun exporting scrap metal to Europe via the Port of Lancaster at Glasson Dock, in a move which greatly improves the viability of the port.

The scrap specialist recently begun using the port to export metal to Europe, where it is processed in steel mills and remelted into new, usable steel.

With the help of the Lancaster Port Commission, Morecambe Metals is currently shipping between 2,500 to 3,000 tonnes of scrap metal a month, with the potential of shipping as much as 6,000 tonnes.

The venture has been encouraged and supported by Lancaster Port Commission, which is currently working to increase the port’s cargo throughput levels. Over recent decades, the decline in cargo throughput over the Glasson Dock quays has negatively impacted the port financially, resulting in the deterioration of the ports infrastructure.

In an effort to breathe new life into the Port of Lancaster at Glasson Dock, The Lancaster Port Commission has recently extended trade opportunities to diverse local businesses.

William De-Carvalho of Morecambe Metals said“We’re very happy to be bringing life back to Glasson Dock, supporting the local community and keeping the business local.

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