Southampton makes space for growth

ABP’s Port of Southampton is making 30 acres of land available for development. It the 22-acre Redbridge site – which benefits from Freeport status - and also an eight-acre site on Marchwood Industrial Park. The sites are part of a national initiative by ABP to release more than 1,000 acres to support the UK’s supply chain, manufacturing and renewable energy sectors. [+]

ABP appoints Southampton compliance chief

Associated British Ports has appointed Marie Chandler as head of compliance for its Southampton region. She is currently director of quality, health, safety and wellbeing at airspace manager NATS, and prior to that spent ten years in the renewable power sector, with roles at Siemens Wind Power and will take ... [+]

From wheels to water

Staff at ABP’s port of Southampton has chosen Wetwheels as its charity of the year for 2022. Wetwheels provides boating opportunities for people with disabilities. It focuses on shared experiences with friends and family and gives all participants the chance to drive a boat and learn basic seamanship in a safe ... [+]

ABP appoints agent for Hull site

Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed CBRE and Savills as agents and advisers on the Port of Hull’s Humber International Enterprise Park. Its 468 acres includes 212 acres of port estate with Enterprise Zone status, within the Humber Freeport Tax Assisted Zone. The site also has potential quayside access via ... [+]

ABP in the running to boost charities

Associated British Ports (ABP) is sponsoring nine charity running events in 2022 close to five of its port locations: Cleethorpes (near Grimsby), Southampton, Barry Island, Newport, and Cardiff. They include two marathons, three half marathons, three 10K runs and one 5K run. ABP’s sponsorship of annual running events attracts tens of ... [+]

Kate cruises into new ABP role

Associated British Ports has appointed Kate Cornhill as head of human resources (HR) for the Southampton region. She is currently the senior people director at cruise operator Carnival UK, and will be bringing expertise from her current role in recruitment for the maritime industry. [+]

ABP Newport extends steel deal

Associated British Ports (ABP) has signed a new ten-year agreement with Island Steel at Newport. Island Steel, a customer of Newport since 1994, currently occupies a purpose-built 100,000sq ft service centre, which is entirely powered by solar energy, produced on-site. The new agreement will expand the site by 1.2 acres. ... [+]

Southampton upgrades quays for high and heavy trade

The Port of Southampton is upgrading 430 metres of quayside to support its project cargo and ro ro operations, as well as the new cruise terminal. More than 400 metres of quayside – the length of four football pitches – is being upgraded to reinforce the structure and to incorporate ... [+]

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