UK Ports & Shipping

The UK port industry is the second largest in Europe, handling almost 500 million tonnes of freight each year.

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The UK port industry is the second largest in Europe, handling almost 500 million tonnes of freight each year, as well as over 60 million international and domestic passenger journeys.

The UK ports sector is also estimated to directly employ around 101,000 people.

As gateways for cargo and ships from around the world, UK Ports must handle a variety of waste types which are generated from port activities which is naturally challenging. Novus Environmental work with our customers to overcome these challenges with cost effective, safe & sustainable solutions that are tailored to suits your needs.

As members of the British Ports Association, we understand that regulatory compliance and sustainability are fundamental to an effective and efficient waste management solution.

We provide waste disposal services to several UK Ports, and work closely with Port Health, UK Border Force, Trading Standards, HMRC, APHA, the Environment Agency, Marine Management as well as multiple shipping agencies, freight forwarders & logistics companies throughout the UK & oversees.

Novus Environmental offer complete waste management solutions covering ports and their customers alike. Our solutions cover the following waste types:

  • International Catering Waste
  • General Waste
  • Dry mixed recycling
  • Cargo Residues
  • Ship-generated sewage
  • Oil & oily mixtures
  • Noxious liquid substances
  • Rejected Products
  • Seized Goods
  • Expired Stock
  • Counterfeit Goods
  • Unsafe Products
  • Abandoned Stock
  • Unclaimed Stock
  • Products unfit for human consumption
  • Returned Products /Goods
  • E-Waste
  • Dangerous Goods (Hazardous)

Novus Environmental ensures strict adherence to guidelines from the IMO (International Maritime organisation) for ships & ports.

Novus are fully insured, compliant and accredited

At Novus Environmental, we guide the disposal of all waste types. With a thorough understanding of your needs, we deliver industry-leading solutions.

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