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  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Flood defenses at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Immingham are due to receive an investment boost of around £5 million which will increase the port’s resilience to flooding in the future. Immingham, which is the UK’s largest port by tonnage, was extensively flooded during the east coast tidal surge of December 2013, which caused […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The enabling works are being carried out at Alexandra Dock in Hull as Associated British Ports (ABP) prepares the site for Siemens’ offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, installation and service facility. The scheme includes infilling one third of Alexandra Dock with 780,000m³ of material and reclaiming 7.5 ha of the river to create a new […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced the appointment of James Leeson to the role of Head of Commercial, Humber. The move follows a number of significant developments for ABP’s Humber operations, including the announcement that Siemens and ABP will be investing more than £300 million in wind turbine manufacturing facilities at the Port of Hull, […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) announces that its intermediate parent company, ABP Acquisitions UK Ltd (ABPA), has signed a £70m loan facility with the European Investment Bank. The loan from Europe’s long-term lending institution will be used to fund part of the costs of the further development of the UK’s second largest container terminal at the […]

  • 13 April 2010

    Associated British Ports Southampton have awarded RESON a contract to supply a SeaBat 7101 multibeam sonar system. RESON will install and train ABP Southampton Hydrographic Survey personnel in the use of the system and associated sensors. RESON will be intergrating… [mappress] Source:maritime-executive,April 13,2010;

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PD Ports is streamlining the way it shares hydrographic data by using GIS software from Cadcorp, a British software development company focused on geographic information system (GIS) and web mapping software.  “Teesport is a major deep-water complex and one of the largest container ports in the North of England; handling around 40m tons of cargo per […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The true scale of the economic contribution of Associated British Ports’ three ports in East Anglia has been revealed in a new report by independent consultants Arup. Together the three ports – King’s Lynn, Lowestoft and Ipswich – contribute £340 million to the UK economy annually and support 5,000 UK jobs. The new statistics show […]

  • 26 March 2013

    A major battle to save one of the most popular beaches on the East Coast of England has been launched by Bourne Leisure Ltd – the owner of Hopton-on-Sea holiday park. The company is appealing to the Government, various statutory bodies and the people of Norfolk to assist in its efforts to reverse horrendous erosion […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Peel Ports today announced it has commenced the procurement phase for the construction of its new deep-water container terminal at the Port of Liverpool. It was also revealed that the landmark terminal, which will bring some of the world’s largest container ships to the Mersey, will be branded Liverpool 2 – and will be open […]

  • 26 January 2012

    Forth Ports, DP World and Associated British Ports (ABP) announce today that Otter Ports Holdings Ltd, owner of Forth Ports, has acquired the 67% ownership of Tilbury Container Services Ltd (TCS) not already owned by Forth Ports from DP World and ABP. Forth Ports has been a one third shareholder in TCS since 1998 along […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Associated British Ports Ltd (ABP) has released a tender to the market for dredging and pumping works in Southampton, UK. The notice, published in the Tenders Electronic Daily (TED), said that ABP Southampton is seeking a supplier that will carry out deepening and widening of existing berth pockets by dredging and potentially install scour protection […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has applied to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to expand its Grimsby River Terminal (GRT) in order to be able to handle the world’s largest car carriers.  According to ABP, the application is the critical first step in the consenting process to extend the existing berthing infrastructure, as well as deepen […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 Severn Estuary Forum, under the name “Making the Most of Our Estuary’s Resources”, is set to take place on Tuesday, 9th October, 2018, at the Riverfront Theatre and Arts Center in Newport, located on the west bank of the River Usk on the Bristol Packet Wharf in the city center. The forum will discuss the latest research […]

  • 9 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced a major expansion plan for two of its key operations in the Port of Immingham. Last year, ABP revealed a £50 million investment for its container terminal offer across the Ports of Hull and Immingham, the first phase of which (amounting to around £14 million) saw the expansion of […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Teignmouth has celebrated a historic 4000 tonne shipment record thanks to continuous investment in improvements in port infrastructure, Associated British Ports (ABP) said in their latest release.  The tonnage-handling milestone, which marks the highest volume of cargo ever to be exported in a single shipment from the port during its long history, was […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work has been completed on a £2.7 million improvement project undertaken by ABP South Wales to upgrade Green Park Weir on the River Afan in Port Talbot. The Weir was officially reopened by Aberavon AM David Rees on Thursday 14th September. Green Park Weir improvement project was the result of several years of collaboration between […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The ‘Dredging in Wales, A Review and Forward Look’ seminar, organized by the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) and co-promoted by the ICE Wales Region, will take place on Tuesday, 9 May 2017, at Novotel Cardiff Center, Cardiff. The presentations at the event will primarily be Wales specific, but will be informative for anyone with links to the […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer, a numerical modelling and dredge specialist, has been commissioned by the Port of Waterford to develop hydrodynamic and sediment models of the Waterford Estuary, as part of its Master Plan process. By replicating present conditions, the model will be used to optimize the port’s current dredge commitment along with informing feasibility studies, environmental assessments, […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced that they seminar ‘Dredging in Wales, A Review and Forward Look’,  co-promoted by the ICE Wales Region, will take place on Tuesday, 9 May 2017, at Novotel Cardiff Center, Cardiff. “CEDA are holding their spring seminar in Wales and have brought together a distinguished panel of speakers to make presentations […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Flood Defenses at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Immingham are about to receive an investment boost of around £5 million which will increase the port’s resilience to flooding in the future. Immingham, which is the UK’s largest port by tonnage, was extensively flooded during the east coast tidal surge of December 2013. Since the surge, […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has celebrated the launch of its latest survey vessel Humber Sounder with a naming ceremony at the Port of Hull. The ceremony, which was conducted last week by Father Colum Kelly of the Apostleship of the Sea, was attended by ABP staff and customers, as well as representatives of Blyth Workboats, […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    A £4.5 million investment into Lowestoft’s Town Quay is reaping benefits as larger vessels servicing the offshore wind sector are now able to make use of the reconstructed facility, according to Associated British Ports (ABP). Town Quay at the Port of Lowestoft was reconstructed last year by ABP, making it stronger, deeper and suitable to […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports, Hull will be host to a PIANC UK visit to the Greenport Hull Development Project.  The tour – set for Monday, September 26th 2016 – is starting at 2pm at ABP/Siemens’ Site Office, Alexandra Dock, Hull. Delegates will have the opportunity to visit the site and hear a presentation about the project from ABP’s […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Initial ground investigation work for the Lowestoft Flood Risk Management Project started last week, according to the Suffolk Coastal District Council. The work is being undertaken by Balfour Beatty on behalf of Waveney District Council, Suffolk County Council, the Environment Agency, Anglian Water and other organizations who are working closely together to reduce flooding in the […]

  • 7 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 1-7, 2016).   TSHD Arco Dee Picks Up WW2 Bomb Off Selsey Trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Arco Dee’ has picked up an unexploded World War Two shell during its work off Selsey.   New Cutter Suction Dredger Delivered to […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency and Associated British Ports (ABP) are holding a drop-in meeting for the local community and local businesses about the revised plans for the habitat creation project in Welwick and Skeffling. The meeting will be held on Thursday, 14 July from 3pm to 7pm at Skeffling Village Hall. Members of the project team […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Boskalis’ Magnor, one of the world’s largest backhoe dredgers, is in Hull, conducting dredging operations for the Green Port development project. The Green Port scheme, being developed by Siemens and its partner Associated British Ports (ABP), will be the the UK’s first offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, service and installation facility. The Magnor, launched in mid-February […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    One of the world’s largest backhoe dredgers, the Magnor, is currently working on the Green Port development project in Hull. The Green Port project, being developed by Siemens and its partner Associated British Ports, will be the the UK’s first offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, service and installation facility. According to the ABP, the work on the Green Port Hull is […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has just released the latest drone footage of the enabling works on Alexandra Dock in Hull, the UK’s first offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, service and installation facility. Together with development partner ABP, Siemens is investing £310 million in offshore wind turbine production at Hull’s Alexandra Dock. GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group […]