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Thu 24 Aug 2017

As many of you will know, the Rix family started their business in 1873, when sea captain and merchant adventurer, Robert Rix started business as a shipbuilder and soon began buying boats to transport materials around the British Isles. Since the ...

Fri 26 May 2017

Tim Rix, managing director of J.R. Rix & Sons, has been named as director of the year in the £100m-plus turnover category of the Insider Media Yorkshire Business Leaders awards. The judges praised Tim for his accomplishments as an e...

Fri 10 Mar 2017

JR Rix & Sons Group, Managing Director, Tim Rix received the "Humber Renewables Champion" award for his influential part in ensuring the Humber region was selected as the hub of the UK’s offshore wind industry. The awardin...

Wed 7 Dec 2016

Rix Shipping is thrilled to have been involved in a community project to highlight and celebrate the 50th anniversary of Bransholme, Hull. We donated the ship rope for the school community project in Bransholme, Hull to highlight the rich her...

Thu 25 Aug 2016

We're proud to continue to invest in the Port of Montrose with a new 42,000sqft, £1.6m new cereals and commodities warehouse. The 42,000sqft facility is located on Barrack Street and is due to a rising demand for a quality bulk sto...

Mon 13 Jun 2016

The newest company in our group BostonRix Wind has officially launched its new website. BostonRix Wind Ltd is a joint venture between J.R Rix & Sons (our parent company) and the Boston Energy group, who between them have more than 240 ye...

Mon 14 Mar 2016

Save the date! Visit Rix Shipping Scotland at Breakbulk Europe between the 23rd and 26th May 2016. Rix Shipping will be exhibiting along with the Montrose Port Authority on stand 109H3 and 110H3. Our team will be on hand to discuss you...

Wed 27 Jan 2016

Late last year we took a film crew armed with a camera and drone to show the services we can offer at our facility in the Port of Montrose, Scotland. Watch this minute long video to show you around our facilities at the Port along with the ser...

Thu 12 Nov 2015

Ask most people on the street to name a volatile commodity market and they will likely talk about oil, or possibly something like metals or coal. Few if any will mention shipping, which is odd when you consider that, with the exception of oil, no ...

Wed 4 Nov 2015

Normally it’s our petroleum division that supports UK farmers, but this week Rix Shipping has been doing its bit for the agricultural industry in Scotland. With shocking weather conditions leaving farmers on Orkney desperately short of l...