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 assembled on site. A fifth similar crane will be relocated from Southampton’s existing container berths.    L-R: Pat O’Leary, Managing Director ... [+]

Southampton readies itself for the big ship era

Southampton will have its new berth for large containerships by early 2014, the port's owner and principal container operator said at a ceremony to mark the start of construction on 27 September. Representatives of Associated British Ports and terminal operator DP World watched an excavator ceremonially lift the first paving ... [+]

More car capacity for Southampton

Business Secretary Vince Cable officially opened a fourth new multi-deck trade vehicle terminal at the Port of Southampton on 7 June to meet extra demand for UK car exports. The terminal is part of a major investment by Associated British Ports (ABP) to expand its vehicle export facilities. ABP announced ... [+]

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