ABP appoints Southampton property chief

Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Ian Henderson as head of property for the Southampton region, taking up the role in October. He is currently group property director at Wincanton. A chartered surveyor with over 20 years of property experience, he has managed diverse property portfolios, and is also aboard member at the UK Warehousing Association. [+]

Southampton kicks off freeport study

ABP has welcomed chief secretary to the Treasury, Rishi Sunak to the Port of Southampton to launch the ten-week consultation on creating up to ten freeports in the UK. The port owner and operator said several of its locations offer large areas of development land close to deep water and that ... [+]

Southampton Sight is ABP charity of the year

ABP’s Port of Southampton has made Southampton Sight its Charity of the Year for 2020. The charity, based on Bassett Avenue, works with people living with sight loss by providing information, equipment or visual aids, arranging volunteers or offering emotional reassurance. It was chosen following a vote by ABP employees. Each year ... [+]

ABP greens its fleet – updated

ABP has added 12 more electric vehicles to its fleet at the Port of Southampton, which now make up the majority of its fleet. There are now 28 ABP zero emission vehicles operating around the port. ABP calculates that it will remove 15 tonnes of carbon emissions per year. The ... [+]

Southampton car terminal ready to roll

ABP’s Port of Southampton has taken possession of the first phase of a £15 million multi-deck vehicle export terminal. Parts of deck one and two have been handed over to ABP releasing nearly 1,000 spaces for automotive import and export. The occasion was marked by a plaque unveiled by US ... [+]

New ops manager for Southampton

ABP Southampton has appointed Craig Barbour as general manager for landside operations. He joins from the Humber International Terminal in Immingham. [+]

ABP supports Hampshire high-flyers

ABP Southampton employees presented a cheque for over £13,800 to the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance. The Air Ambulance was ABP Southampton’s chosen Charity of the Year for 2018 and ABP employees undertook a series of fundraising activities, including a Devizes to Westminster paddle challenge, a charity golf ... [+]

ABP invests in car quality

ABP is to install new car quality control measures including digital imaging technology and a new spray booth facility in partnership with the BMW Group as part of its £50 million investment in a new vehicle terminal at the Port of Southampton. Two drive-in booths have been built in the ... [+]

ABP starts work on new car terminal

ABP is to start building work on a new vehicle terminal at the Port of Southampton, as part of a £50 million investment. The new £15 million multi-storey facility will be built in the Eastern Dock and will provide storage for a further 3,000 vehicles. ABP Southampton director, Alastair Welch, said: ... [+]

Southampton welcomes giants of the sea

The Port of Southampton handled two of the largest and newest containerships simultaneously on 20 August when Hapag-Lloyd’s 13,000teu-plus Hamburg Express and UASC's  similarly-sized Jebel Ali berthed in tandem at the DP World terminal. The Port of Southampton has started redevelopment work to cement its ability to handle multiple numbers of ... [+]

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