Biomass bonanza for Humberside

Associated British Ports (ABP) signed a 15-year contract with Drax Power for new terminals and storage facilities worth up to £100m to handle wood pellet shipments at Immingham, Hull and Goole. The Selby-based power generator is switching from coal to sustainable biomass. The development includes a dedicated import facility, the Immingham Renewable Fuels Terminal, to handle Panamax-size bulk carriers with a capacity of up to 3m tonnes of wood pellets a ... [+]

Pellets to Newcastle

The Port of Tyne has unveiled a £180m investment plan to develop new wood pellet import, storage and transport facilities at its main Riverside Quay. The Port is already the largest handler of the commodity in Europe and talks to find an investment partner are well underway, says the port. ... [+]

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