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 relocate 16 of its 150 moorings in preparation.   [+]

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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