Ipswich welcomes new grain cargo ship
October 29, 2014
The cargo ship picked up 7,000 tonnes of wheat from the region’s farmers en-route to the Portuguese capital of
ABP Ipswich Deputy Port Manager Roger Arundale presented Captain Robert Bijsterveld with a ships decanter to commemorate the occasion.
Roger said “The Port of Ipswich is a vital route to overseas markets for the regions farmers and that’s why the arrival of the Arklow Beacon is so welcome. She represents a major investment in the grain export sector and is a vote of confidence in its bright future. I was proud to welcome her on behalf of the port and the city.”
Ipswich is the