A wall fit for seabirds to breed in

It may not look much, but the Port of Lowestoft's Kittiwake Wall is a haven for the local seabird population. Associated British Ports (ABP) is carrying out vital works to the Wall to maintain an important breeding site.  Dating from the late 1980s, ABP’s bespoke kittiwake wall on the North Pier was built to replicate the cliff-like conditions that kittiwakes favour for nesting. While it was a successful breeding site, with ... [+]

Giants of the deep

An array of huge industrial pipes, rescued following a collision between two vessels in the Dover Strait are being reprocessed at ABP’s Port of Lowestoft as part of a sustainability project. The pipes will be cut into 12-metre lengths before being exported for reprocessing overseas. [caption id="attachment_20513" align="alignleft" width="300"] Jerry Anaman ... [+]

Star of the East

The port of Lowestoft had its busiest day of the year so far on Friday, 28 July.  Visiting vessels included a broad mix of survey, supply and tug boats and a bulk carrier loading grain at the silo, along with many transiting vessels. ABP has invested heavily in facilities at the ... [+]

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