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  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The recently appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport Claire Perry visited Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Immingham recently, where she discussed plans to strengthen existing rail infrastructure at the facility dubbed ‘the King’s Cross of rail freight’. The minister toured the port as part of a visit organized by local Government officials including […]

  • 24 January 2013

    Dredger ‘Pat M’ working in La Guaira, Venezuela, carrying out dredging works for a new container terminal. The dredge depth here is -18metres. The ‘Pat M’ is a self propelled backhoe dredger with a Komatsu PC1400 which can dredge down to -18 metres, and is owned by a UK company Humber Work Boats Ltd. [mappress] […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Scarborough Borough’s dredger ‘Sandsend’ has recently returned to Whitby following a period of dry docking on the Humber, overseen by the vessels master (captain) and crew, as well as the harbor master’s team. “Periodic dry docks are a statutory requirement to allow the vessel to be inspected out of the water. They also give […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has launched its Port of Immingham master plan following an extensive public consultation process. The master plan outlines ABP’s vision for the future growth and development of the Port of Immingham for 2010-2030. The Port of Immingham is the UK’s largest port in terms of tonnage handled. Benefiting from its prime […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) will be the organizer of the Managed Realignment Lecture 2015 in London. Managed realignment is an approach that involves altering the location of the line of defense against coastal, estuarine or fluvial flooding. The event will highlight two managed realignment schemes, drawing out the key learning points for application to future projects: […]

  • 2 September 2011

    Associated British Ports has announced notice  of prequalification for construction work of an off-shore riverside berth facility to include a floating pontoon, linkspan, berthing and mooring dolphins, associated dredging works and the construction of an approach jetty. Landside works include the provision of a terminal area to provide a first point of rest for the […]

  • 2 December 2011

    The development of Grimsby River Terminal (GRT) by Associated British Ports (ABP) will herald the largest ever capital investment in the Port of Grimsby. Alongside this, ABP will enter into a new long-term agreement with Volkswagen Group UK Ltd. Over £25 million will be invested by ABP in the new terminal on the river Humber, […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Exactly one year into the construction of the UK’s first ever offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, installation and service facility, the dredging campaign which will allow deeper-drafted vessels to call at ports along the Humber Estuary has also now provided the foundations for the Siemens development at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Alexandra Dock in Hull. […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fugro has added cable-lay services to trenching for offshore windfarm and tidal energy sectors. The company has equipped its trenching vessel, Fugro Saltire, with a compact, custom-made, cable-lay spread that comprises a reel drive system to store the cables, a tensioner to lay them, twin winches and a quadrant deployment system on rails. The equipment […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following the successful delivery of the specially designed linkspan bridge in January, Associated British Ports’ (ABP) £26m Grimsby River Terminal development reached another milestone with the arrival of a large reinforced concrete floating pontoon designed and built by GRAHAM Construction. The pontoon was towed from the River Tyne to the Port of Grimsby, a 123 […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Three schemes from a shortlist of 18 have been awarded for their excellence in civil engineering at the ICE Yorkshire and Humber Awards. Among the awarded projects was the Skipton flood alleviation scheme, which won the Centenary Award. Delivered by Arup on behalf of the Environment Agency, the £13.8m project was designed and built to protect […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Homes, businesses and farmland from Lancashire to Essex will be better protected from floods by a six-year £2.3 billion flood defense program announced by the government. This first ever long-term investment program will protect over 300,000 properties, reduce flood risk by 5% and save the economy £2.7 billion by 2021. The lifetime benefits of this […]

  • 24 March 2014

    Repairs to flood defences that help reduce flood risk to communities on the South Humber bank will soon be completed. The Environment Agency is scheduled to finish the initial repairs to the flood defences, which were damaged by December’s tidal surge, by the beginning of April. It will have taken just three months to complete […]

  • 10 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 4-10, 2020).   Jan De Nul in 2019: Challenging Year for Dredging Jan De Nul Group has just released their business figures for the past year, saying that in line with previous years, 2019 remained a challenging year for international dredging […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Partrac has announced the award of a marine monitoring support services contract for the ABLE Marine Energy Park (AMEP). AMEP is a fully consented infrastructure project in the Humber estuary designed to offer port facilities for the renewable energy sector. The contract comprises the supply, deployment, and maintenance of monitoring equipment, and the delivery of […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Utilizing the national capability of the Water and Environment Management (WEM) Framework, the Environment Agency have appointed VBA (an alliance of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins) to deliver a program of works at the Albert Dock along the Humber in Hull. The project forms part of the Environment Agency’s Asset Recovery program to repair the […]

  • 24 August 2012

    A&P North East recently welcomed a number of clients to their two facilities, one on the Tees near Middlesbrough and one on the Tyne near Newcastle. Among those visiting the Tyne yard were Van Oord, with their vessel Ham 601. Arriving towards the end of July for a short stay the vessel underwent structural steel […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Able UK has announced a further expansion of its fleet with the acquisition of a new heavy duty dredging grab which will be used in conjunction with Europe’s largest mobile harbor crane, based at Able Seaton Port on the Tees. Able has invested EUR 220,000 in the 28 tonne grab supplied by Verstegen, a manufacturer of […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A £6.3 million Environment Agency scheme to improve flood defenses on the River Humber at Albert Dock in Hull begins on Wednesday 12 November. The work will involve the construction of a 950-metre wall, one metre high, that will reduce the risk of flooding to hundreds of properties affected by last December’s tidal surge. A […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The protection and restoration of the environment is a top priority for the Government of Canada. In May 2017, the Government of Canada announced a $75 million Coastal Restoration Fund to help to rehabilitate some of the most important marine ecosystems and address threats to marine species. The funding is a part of the national […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. and Royal Volker Wessels Stevin N.V. have combined their forces in the field of offshore cable installation by establishing a 50/50 joint venture. The joint venture creates a strong party combining know-how and equipment allowing it to respond effectively to growth in the market for offshore cable installation projects, particularly in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV was recently awarded a Certificate of Excellence at the Institute of Civil Engineers’ Yorkshire and Humber awards for its role in designing and building the £9 million A174 Sandsend Road coastal protection scheme. The scheme was completed in partnership with Balfour Beatty on behalf of North Yorkshire County Council. To extend the life of […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A £20 million project delivering flood defenses to better protect hundreds of businesses in Sheffield’s Lower Don Valley will be unveiled on Thursday (25 January), reports the City Council. The events of the 2007 and 2012 floods, which caused millions of pounds of damage to property, led to the development of the project. The area […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A £21 million flood defense scheme to better protect hundreds of businesses in Sheffield’s Lower Don Valley opened on Thursday, 25 January. The new flood alleviation scheme will benefit more than 500 businesses and safeguard around five thousand jobs, key roads in and out of the city and homes along a five mile stretch of […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    ABP’s operating division UK Dredging (UKD) has celebrated the 50th anniversary of one of its key dredging vessels – the Cherry Sand. To mark the occasion, UKD invited some of the vessel’s original crew members, now retired, along with other guests, to join the current crew aboard the Cherry Sand in her home Port of […]