December 5 - Southampton Cargo Handling (SCH) has handled its 200,000 ro-ro unit of the year through the Port of Southampton, UK.

SCH said this was the first time it has exceeded 200,000 units in 25-years of operations. Some 90 percent of the total volume of ro-ro units handled has been on an export basis. 96 percent of cargoes have been cars, with the remainder consisting of high and heavy units such as construction and agricultural plant, lorries and tractors.