The Port of Hull is one of the UK’s leading ports handling 12 million tonnes per year across a variety of cargoes including lo-lo and ro-ro and 100,000 containers a year and is supported by a highly integrated cluster of logistics assets and expertise incorporating freight forwarding, distribution and warehousing. Specialist facilities such as the Siemens Gamesa terminal offering a range of port facilities including deep water berths, storage and heavy lift marine operations to a full turnkey service for wind farm and vessel operators are available.
The Logistics Institute is a world-renowned centre for research, education and expertise in logistics and supply chain management.
The Humber Freeport
The Port of Hull forms part of the Humber Freeport where generous tax and customs benefits apply. The Freeport is focussed on advanced manufacturing and renewable energy; and is where businesses can benefit from tax breaks and incentives as well as more favourable customs arrangements for manufacturing and a streamlined planning process.