ABP on the march again in Lincolnshire

Associated British Ports (ABP) has once again supported Armed Forces Day in Cleethorpes, following two years of the pandemic when it had to be cancelled. ABP’s associations with the event in the Lincolnshire town – which is close to ABP’s Grimsby and Immingham ports - started in 2016 when the area hosted the national event, which was attended by the then Prime Minister David Cameron and HRH Duke of Kent. Armed Forces ... [+]

ABP hands Hams Hall to Maritime Transport

Associated British Ports (ABP) has awarded a long-term lease to Maritime Transport to operate its Hams Hall rail terminal in the Midlands, one of the UK's busiest. Maritime Transport, an ABP customer at the terminal, has been pursuing a wider strategy to transport more cargo by rail and the purpose-built site ... [+]

Cranes help ABP get its claws into new markets

The world’s largest hydraulic crane has arrived at the port of Immingham from Finland. The Mantsinen 300M Hybrilift is part of £3 million investment by Associated British Ports and was supplied by Cooper Specialised Handling. It has the reach and capacity to serve panamax size vessels and can handle as much as ... [+]

ABP offers logistics land in Cardiff

Associated British Ports has released more development land on the south side of Cardiff city centre. The two sites are at ABP Business Park within the Port of Cardiff and could accommodate up to 200,000 sq ft of new industrial or logistics development. The sites on Longships Road comprise approximately 13 ... [+]

ABP cuts back Immingham ambitions

Associated British Ports has scaled back its plans for the Immingham Eastern Roll-on Roll-off Terminal following a public consultation earlier this year. As a result of the responses and representations received, together with the commissioned navigation simulation, ABP has reduced the number of berths from four to three by removing the ... [+]

ABP appoints corporate growth chief

ABP has appointed Karel Drastich as head of corporate development for the group. The newly created position aims to accelerate the delivery of ABP’s long-term business strategy, focusing on corporate development. A seasoned M&A professional, Karel Drastich will focus on driving inorganic growth. [+]

ABP cements South Wales deal

Associated British Ports has signed a long-term stevedoring agreement with building firm Tarmac in Port Talbot, South Wales. ABP has worked with Tarmac in its ports of Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Garston (Liverpool), Southampton, Ipswich, and the Hams Hall Rail Terminal in the West Midlands. The Port Talbot deal is for ... [+]

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, ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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