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 maintenance requirements. To date 17 of ABP’s 21 ports have renewable energy generation projects, providing clean power for itself and its ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Swansea port manager turns Santa

Associated British Ports (ABP) turned its Swansea Harbour office into Santa’s Grotto, providing safe space to store presents for the 2020 ‘Mr X Christmas Appeal’. For more than 60 years, Mr X has collected and distributed thousands of presents for underprivileged children in South Wales, distributed by volunteers across Cardiff, Swansea, ... [+]

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. ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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