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1 Global Ports Connecting Global Markets

2 Scottish Supply Chain Forum Neil Fletcher, Senior Account Manager May 2010

3 Southampton and Glasgow 340 miles apart Traditional sea-faring cities Connection with the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth More recently the Queen Elizabeth II

4 Agenda Facts and figures Feeder Connections Rail Connections Road

5 Introduction Joint venture: Dubai Ports World – 51% Associated British Ports – 49% Employees: 550 direct employees 200 contractors

6 Our customers Grand Alliance New World Alliance Independent Slot charterers Feeder lines

7 Destinations from Southampton 8 sailings per week for Asia 1 for Indian Sub continent 1 for East Coast North America Singapore five times per week Hong Kong five times per week Shanghai four times per week

8 Transit Times from Asia TWNA SCX Service fastest time from South Asia CMA CGM FAL 1 service fastest time from Shanghai Grand Alliance Loop C fastest from Singapore

9 Sea access Ideal first / last port into Europe with minimum deviation Port operations rarely affected by weather Unique double tide - 17 hrs out of every 24 of high or rising water Feeder connections with Ireland, Scotland, Benelux and Portugal

10 An aerial view of DP World Southampton Feeder berth

11 2010 developments 1 super post-panamax crane ordered for delivery in early 2011 with an option for a second Dredging plans for later in 2010 to give over 1000m of minimum 14.0m draft

12 Operational capability 10 ship-to-shore gantry cranes + 1 MHC 100 straddle carriers 8 Empty Handlers Ability for vessels up to 370 metres long Up to 15 metres depth alongside CMA CGM Vela, largest vessel to date (11,400 TEU)

13 Unique approach to feeders Defined berth windows. Dynamic connections. Feeder partnerships.

14 UK Feeder links from Southampton

15 Customer focus Paul Sawyer, Trade Manager, X-Press Container Line “Week 40, marked yet another milestone on our “SIX” Service.. that milestone being 78 x weeks (1.5 years) of “on-day, on-proforma” scheduling. This service over the above period has become a flagship service for us on the Irish/West coast UK trade and has proven not only the reliability of our own services but also the importance of Southampton as a transhipment-hub.”

16 X-Press Feeder Schedule Loading Greenock Tuesday Southampton Thursday to connect with weekend sailings. Waits for Northbound connections sails Saturday

17 Road connections Excellent motorway connections Europe’s first Vehicle Booking System Average sub 30 minutes turnaround times for trucks

18 Rail connections Choice of two rail operators – Freightliner and DB Schenker Gauge clearance for hi cube completed by Q1, 2011 Project Update

19 Freightliner Timetable Imports from Southampton Departs at 1027hrs Monday to Friday Arrives for first lifts at 0300hrs Exports from Coatbridge Departs 1400hrs Monday to Friday Arrives for first lifts 1830hrs Tuesday to Friday and 0510 Saturday >

20 West Coast Mainline Upgrade 49 structures at a cost of £72m Southampton Tunnel – one closure both tunnels Freightliner timetable available from day one

21 Southampton Tunnel



24 Andover Road Overbridge, Winchester

25 Scottish Supply Chain Implications Three alternatives for your containers Feeder, rail and road Reliability and flexibility Many and varied destinations from Southampton

26 Thank you Neil Fletcher, Senior Account Manager, DP World Southampton

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