ABP to create land for logistics

Associated British Ports (ABP) is bringing forward more than 1,000 acres of development land to support the supply chain, manufacturing and renewable energy sectors. It is making 14 strategic sites, encompassing a total of 1,075 acres (435ha), available for a range of business uses at ports including Cardiff, Immingham, Newport, Port Talbot, Southampton and Hull. All locations benefit from strong rail and road connectivity plus renewable energy generation. ABP has committed ... [+]

ABP appoints railwayman

Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Chris Durrant as terminal manager for the Hams Hall region. Hams Hall is one of the country’s busiest inland freight terminals. Chris Durrant previously worked for the Port of Felixstowe in senior operations and rail roles for over 16 years. [+]

Another upgrade for ABP Garston

Associated British Ports has invested a further £4 million in its Port of Garston, Liverpool to support an increase in its local workforce from 12 to 16 It follows the recent expansion project at the port earlier this year with increased covered and external storage. It has also completed a ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Software to speed cars through Southampton

Associated British Ports has chosen Inform to provide a terminal operating system for trade car traffic   at its port of Southampton, which handles around 900,000 vehicles per year. It will provide a streamlined, fully integrated, terminal operating vehicle management system which covers all port side operations in a single application, ... [+]

ABP to build plasterboard plant in Newport

Associated British Ports (ABP) will start construction in April of a plasterboard factory at Newport, which will help create around 60 new full-time jobs in the area. Gypsum used in manufacture will be delivered by ship and will eliminate the need to transport raw materials from the port to an inland ... [+]

ABP makes the green grade

Associated British Ports (ABP) has gained ISO 14001 certification for Environmental Management covering all its ports and terminals.    The ISO 14001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for an effective environmental management system (EMS). As part of the process, ABP’s existing systems were assessed against the certification’s formulation and ... [+]

ABP in hunt for graduate talent

Associated British Ports has launched its graduate training scheme for 2021. Applications are now open for five roles in specialisms including port management, human resources, property and finance at locations including ABP’s head office in London and ports on the Humber and Southampton. The scheme will commence in September 2021 ... [+]

ABP seeks fresh blood

Associated British Ports has launched its apprenticeship programme, to celebrate the beginning of National Apprenticeship Week. Applications are now open for a number of roles, such as marine, engineering, pilotage, commercial, credit control, procurement, planning and HR at locations including the Humber, East Anglia, Southampton and South Wales. Head of ABP Academy, ... [+]

ABP to move Minis through Southampton Western Docks

Associated British Ports (ABP) has invested £300,000 in a new car carrying DB Cargo-operated rail service for BMW at Southampton. The investment will allow ABP to move around 600 to 800 new BMW Minis each week by rail. It is the first automotive service to operate in the Western Docks, alomngside ... [+]

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