Port of Silloth welcomes world-leading packaging manufacturers as new customer

Port of Silloth welcomes world-leading packaging manufacturers as new customer

ABP’s Port of Silloth has handled the first delivery of wood pulp for its new customer, Futamura Group, a Japanese manufacturer of cellulose and polymeric films for the packaging industry who have a major …
Mar 28, 2019 /  Vessels
The latest stage of a £50Mln expansion of automotive trade at the Port of Southampton begins

The latest stage of a £50Mln expansion of automotive trade at the Port of Southampton begins

Work on the latest £15 million multi-deck storage facility in the Eastern Dock will take 9 months and will create 3,000 additional spaces for vehicles to be stored. This is the eighth multi-deck at the port and …
Oct 9, 2018 /  Curious
Port of King’s Lynn completes second heavy lift operation for Centrica Plant

Port of King’s Lynn completes second heavy lift operation for Centrica Plant

The Port of King’s Lynn has successfully welcomed a 300-tonne gas turbine, one of the heaviest cargoes to be handled as part of the project to breathe new life into Centrica’s power station in Norfolk. The …
Mar 29, 2018 /  Curious
Expansion of Hull container terminal receives new boost

Expansion of Hull container terminal receives new boost

A brand new service of three sailings a week between Amsterdam and Hull is being announced this week which comes off the back of significant investment in the Humber Container Terminals over the last year. These …
Mar 7, 2018 /  Curious
New research reveals “Golden Period” ahead for the Port of Barrow

New research reveals “Golden Period” ahead for the Port of Barrow

A group of some of Cumbria’s most influential business and political leaders gathered in the House of Commons to celebrate the launch of a new study into the economic impact of the Port of Barrow to mark its 150th …
Nov 23, 2017 /  Curious
Spotted: ABP Southampton welcomes the largest container ship ever to visit the port

Spotted: ABP Southampton welcomes the largest container ship ever to visit the port

ABP Southampton yesterday welcomed Milan Maersk, the largest ever container ship to visit the port. Milan Maersk is a new Triple-E class container ship. The Triple-E class is among the largest and most efficient fleet …
Nov 9, 2017 /  Vessels
Port of King’s Lynn helps support National Infrastructure Project

Port of King’s Lynn helps support National Infrastructure Project

ABP’s Port of King’s Lynn has welcomed two cargo deliveries to support the construction of the Palm Paper Power Station in Kings Lynn, which is one of the nationally significant infrastructure projects …
Oct 19, 2017 /  Curious
More than half of UK barley exports are handled by ABP’s East Anglian Ports

More than half of UK barley exports are handled by ABP’s East Anglian Ports

The significant economic contribution of ABP’s three East Anglian ports has been confirmed as together they reported handling more than half, or 56 percent of total UK barley exports in July this year. The Port …
Oct 16, 2017 /  Curious
ABP’s Port of Teignmouth celebrates historic shipment record

ABP’s Port of Teignmouth celebrates historic shipment record

ABP’s Port of Teignmouth has celebrated a historic 4000-tonne shipment record thanks to continuous investment in improvements in port infrastructure. The tonnage-handling milestone, which marks the highest volume …
Oct 13, 2017 /  Vessels
ABP and FloGas join forces to bunker ships with LNG in UK first

ABP and FloGas join forces to bunker ships with LNG in UK first

Flogas Britain has partnered with Associated British Ports (ABP) to bunker a ship with liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the first time ever in the UK. The pioneering project, which mirrors similar successful schemes in …
Aug 25, 2017 /  Curious