Staff News

  • Martyn's Australian Survival Kit

    An Aussie Adventure

    Following in the footsteps of colleague Lucy who took a 6 month sabbatical Martyn has decided it was time for his own adventure. Martyn who joined Geest Line in October 2015 as an Accounts assistant has recently been studying hard for his AAT accounts qualification and recently achieved a staggering 98% on his last assessment! […]

  • Geest Line’s Iron Woman

    As the UK was getting used to a new Iron Lady in the shape of the Prime Minister, Geest Line found we have our own! Susie MacGregor, who works as one of our Customer Service Agents also spends her time doing Ironman competitions. A dedicated member of Stubbington Green Runners and Bayside Triathlon Club, when […]

  • IT Manager moves on to waters bluer

    Terry (on the right) joined Geest in February 1995 and guided the company through the transition period into the world of advanced computer technology, aiding the company through IBM AS400 to Shipnet with SQL server technology and onto Flexship, a fully integrated business system. His programming knowledge as well as his business acumen promoted a […]

  • Geest Line sponsored ‘Team Kiwi’ Sail to Victory in FFC final

    It was all smiles on the Football For Cancer (FFC) finals day as Team Kiwi hoisted the Roger Blake Trophy after winning the 2015 FFC competition. Having been considered underdogs for much of the tournament, Team Kiwi delivered when it mattered the most and cruised home 5-1 winners, defeating the tournament favourites in the final. […]

  • All Change at Geest Line!

    We wish to congratulate both Lucy Lovegrove and Alison McCormick on their new roles within Geest line. Lucy has moved from our Documentation and Import Department to our Customer Services Team serving our export freight customers helping us to maintain our expected service levels to our clients. Alison has joined our Documentation and Imports service […]

  • Geest Line sponsor local ‘Football for Cancer’ team

    Jim Mardle, Geest Line’s Terminal Operations Coordinator at Portsmouth, is a committee member of local charity ‘Football For Cancer’. Each year FFC hold a spring football tournament to raise funds for local cancer charities and families in the area who are in need of extra support. There are eight teams each year and each team […]

  • Bilinda Leitch

    Geest Line would like to welcome Bilinda Leitch, who will be joining our Customer Services team as Geest continue to strengthen their client services. Bilinda has a wealth of experience in the industry, including running a local freight forwarding agency. After sometime away from shipping she has finally returned to her shipping roots. We are […]

  • IT Strengthens their Team

    Geest Line welcomes Simon Figueira as the latest member of the IT department as Geest continue to invest in new systems. Simon brings with him 18 years of valuable experience in the IT sector after working for many years in the defence industry. Simon will  provide valuable support to Geest Lines systems, applications , existing […]

  • Gordon Long – Bids farewell..

    Geest Line bid farewell to Gordon Long (Treasury Accountant) following 20 years loyal service. Gordon joined the company in 1994 for temporary cover, however despite our best efforts he managed to stay!.. all joking aside Gordon over the years has demonstrated a very high level of dilligence in his day to day work and efforts for […]

  • DKT Antwerp Line Manager Visit

    Bart Bodart Line Manager for De Keyser Thornton (DKT) Antwerp, Geest Line agent and representative recently visited the UK head office for discussions and to visit the UK base port for Geest Line of Portsmouth. In 2014 Geest Line started a limited service from Antwerp, Belgium via Portsmouth to the Eastern Caribbean shipping exclusively 40′ Reefer containers. […]

  • Geest Staff Trip/Visit to Le Havre

    Geest Line recently sent three members of the team on a short trip on board the Timor Stream to visit both Portsmouth and Le Havre. The three adventurers were Lucy Lovegrove (imports), Alison McCormick (reception) and James Norton (Customer Services) and they experienced the life and working of a vessel. All three adventurers remarked on how […]

  • Our Accounts Team Is Now Complete!

    We welcome Chileshe Musonda as the latest recruit to the Geest Line finance team. Chileshe, known to his colleagues as “Chilie” has over 15 years of experience working in accounts and is currently studying his final exams towards the ACCA qualification. We know Chile will settle into his new position with the company as Financial […]