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  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction of a multi-million pound scheme to protect thousands of homes and businesses in Hull from flooding from the Humber has been given the go ahead, informs the Environment Agency. The £42 million flood alleviation scheme, approved by Hull’s planning committee earlier this month, has now had final sign off from the Secretary of State […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work starts today on a £22 million flood alleviation scheme for the East Riding and Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire Council said in its latest release. The three-year scheme, costing £22 million, will be delivered in three phases. The first phase of the scheme will be undertaken by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s contractor, […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    People living in Hull will have a chance to learn more about the upcoming multi-million scheme aimed at protecting thousands of properties from flooding from the Humber at two events this month (May). They will be held at Mr Chu’s Chinese Restaurant in St Andrew’s Quay Retail Park on Tuesday 15th May and Victoria Dock Village […]

  • 25 May 2012

      The thousands of tonnes of silt are being removed from the Central Dry Dock in Hull in the northeast of the UK by a specialist dredging team, reports This is Hull & East Riding. Engineers are working in a 24-hour operation to clear silt from the dock, which stands at the confluence of the […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is launching a major flood defense scheme in Hull after securing £36.5 million in Government funding. Work will begin this autumn on repairing flood defenses that lie within a 7.5km stretch of the River Hull. The first phase of the project will be complete by 2019, and additional phases of work will […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations on the Outer Basin Hull Marina are scheduled to start on 11th December 2015, according to the British Waterways Marinas Ltd. BWML and Hull City Council have been granted the licence to dredge the marina lock approaches in the outer tidal basin. The dredging will take place across the weekend from Friday, 11th December, and […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has just released a video of the progress being made on the Green Port Hull project. Green Port Hull will provide the UK’s largest offshore wind manufacturing, assembly and installation facility at the Port of Hull Alexandra Dock. Together with development partner Associated British Ports, Siemens is investing £310 million in offshore wind turbine production […]

  • 13 December 2011

    Associated British Ports (ABP) and Siemens plc announce that they are submitting applications to Hull City Council for the development of the proposed Green Port Hull facility. Joint applications are being made for the demolition of existing buildings at Alexandra Dock and the development of a factory, office and amenity facilities and a helicopter landing […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction of one of the biggest flood defense schemes in the country was officially launched by the Environment Minister in Hull on Thursday, 16 May. The £42 million Hull Frontage Flood Defense scheme will see the height of defenses raised along more than 4 miles of the Humber foreshore from St Andrew’s Quay and Victoria […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The newly constructed berths, built as part of the Green Port Hull development on Alexandra Dock in Hull, have welcomed their first vessels. The vessels, Stema Shipping’s MV Bulknes and MV Beltnes, are using the berths to deliver almost 400,000 tonnes of crushed stone from Norway, which will be used to surface the Siemens site. […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is about to hold an event “Green Port Hull: The design of the marine structures for the New Offshore Wind Turbine Assembly Harbor, Hull” next week (24 November) at the University of Hull Enterprise Centre.  At the event, speakers will present and discuss the development of this new port in Hull. Together with […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    BAM Nuttall reported today that funding has been secured for a £42 million upgrade to the tidal flood defense scheme in the Humber Estuary – improving flood protection to 113,000 properties. Led by the Environment Agency, the Humber Hull Frontages scheme will present an opportunity to review and improve a 19 kilometers stretch of tidal […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A £42 million tidal flood defense scheme taking place in Hull has started construction work at the city’s historic estuary frontage. This critical work is essential to maintaining and improving Hull’s flood defenses, and is being carried out in accordance with government guidelines for safe working due to the Covid-19 outbreak. In the coming weeks, […]

  • 27 September 2012

    The major dredging work along the River Hull would only have a limited impact on flood risk issues in the city, a new report says. According to thisishullandeastriding.co.uk, some city councillors believe the river requires more regular dredging. But the report due to be discussed by environment scrutiny councillors next week says a full dredging […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, held a Completion of Work Ceremony on June 7, celebrating the successful upgrade of Wilmington District’s dredger Merritt.  The Merritt arrived at Memphis District’s Ensley Engineer Yard on Nov. 2, 2017 to begin an overhaul to extend its service life. Work on the Merritt included a […]

  • 12 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Shipkits has announced that it is hard at work on new vessels for Dutch dredging company Boskalis. This new hopper dredger with 4500 m3 hold, is the second from a series of 3 for Boskalis and now under construction at the Shipkits’ yard in Poland. The completion of the finished hull will be done by […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    From Hull to Bath and Wolverhampton to the Wirral, communities up and down England are set to benefit from a government cash boost that will protect thousands of homes from flooding, reports the Environment Agency. Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey yesterday (Tuesday, 27 March) announced that 25 new schemes will receive a share of £36 million […]

  • 13 May 2011

    Associated British Ports is searching for contractors to expand its docks in Hull to allow construction of offshore wind turbines… By Aaron Morby (constructionenquirer) [mappress] Source: constructionenquirer, May 13, 2011;

  • 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 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first turbine blade has been manufactured at Siemens’ new wind power factory at ABP Alexandra Dock. The Siemens factory, located at Green Port Hull, represents a £310 million investment into the site, with ABP’s contribution of £150 million. Construction on the Alexandra Dock only started two years ago, when ABP appointed the GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    An official visit to mark completion of new flood defenses at Albert Dock in Hull will take place on Tuesday, December 1. Representatives from the Environment Agency, Hull City Council, the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership, Associated British Ports and the local community will inspect the works which include 1.6 kilometers of new flood walls. The […]

  • 30 May 2011

    Associated British Ports is reported to be planning a major expansion of facilities around Hull’s Alexandra Dock in anticipation of becoming… (maritimejournal) [mappress] Source: maritimejournal, May 30, 2011;  

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Proposals for a multi-million scheme to protect thousands of properties from flooding from the Humber has been put forward to Hull’s planning chiefs. Planning permission is being sought for a £42 million Humber Hull Frontage Improvement Scheme to improve a 7-8 kilometer stretch of tidal flood defenses in the Humber Estuary. Led by the Environment […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 October 2012

    ABP Finance Plc announces that ABP Acquisitions UK Limited, its fellow group undertaking, is in discussions with the European Investment Bank for the provision of two corporate loans totalling around £125m. In accordance with the terms of ABPA’s existing financing, proceeds from the loans, if concluded, will be applied to repay an equivalent amount of […]