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Solid business for ABP Cardiff

ABP’s Port of Cardiff has signed a new long-term lease with bulk aggregate, sand and decorative materials firm, Stone Supplies for a one-acre open storage yard on the South Side Roath Dock terminal. Stone Supplies is part of the Ty Carreg Group and serves domestic and commercial markets throughout the UK. Stone Supplies managing director Martyn Christopher said: “When sourcing a site for our new bagging and concrete operation, location was ... [+]

All change at ABP

Associated British Ports (ABP) is reorganising its Humber ports to bring its operational and commercial teams under one umbrella. Currently separated into two directorates covering Hull and Goole on the north bank of the river and Grimsby and Immingham on the south, ABP will create a new single organisation to ... [+]

Southampton gets dredging go-ahead

Associated British Ports (ABP) has gained Marine Management Organisation to dredge the entrance to the Port of Southampton as part of its programme to upgrade itself for the world's largest containerships. It said: “The consent marks the final piece in the jigsaw of licences, consents and permissions to complete the programme.” The consent follows ... [+]

Southampton starts dredging work

Associated British Ports has awarded the contract to widen and deepen a part of the DP World Southampton container terminal to Boskalis Westminster. It involves the removal of 450,000 cubic metres of material at Marchwood to widen the navigation channel by 30m to improve accessibility and manoeuvrability for container vessels.   [+]

Southampton digs deep

Associated British Ports has gained a licence to dredge 450,000 cubic metres at Marchwood Moorings and widen the channel for larger container ships. It is part of the port's programme to redevelop its 201/2 berths to handle the world's largest vessels. ABP has worked closely with Marchwood Yacht Club to ... [+]

Change at the top at ABP

Associated British Ports (ABP) chief executive Peter Jones is to retire at the end of March 2013 and will be succeeded by James Cooper. The port operator's new chief is currently a Director of Infracapital, the European infrastructure fund of M&G Investments, one of the four investors in the Admiral ... [+]

Cranes for Southampton

Associated British Ports has awarded a £26 million contract to Liebherr for four new ship-to-shore gantry cranes as part of its redevelopment of container berths 201/202 at the Port of Southampton. Following construction at Liebherr’s factory in Ireland the cranes will be shipped to Southampton in component form before being ... [+]

Plan for Immingham

Associated British Ports (ABP) launched its Port of Immingham master plan on 15 October following an extensive public consultation process.  The master plan outlines ABP's vision for the future growth and development of the Humberside port. [+]

Hull passes hurdle

Hull City Council’s Planning Committee gave its consent to the proposed Green Port Hull facility on 9 May. Associated British Ports and Siemens plan to build a  assembly plant at the site. Negotiations to secure and sign a commercial agreement between the two companies continue, and a deal is expected ... [+]

Lincs goes to Hull

Lincs Wind Farm has chosen ' Port of Hull as one of its logistics bases . The Albert and William Wright Docks will be used for storage and distribution of transition pieces for the new wind farm being developed in the Greater Wash area.   [+]

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