‘State-of-the-art’ Humber Surveyor Joins the Survey Fleet Working on the Humber Estuary

‘State-of-the-art’ Humber Surveyor Joins the Survey Fleet Working on the Humber Estuary

ABP Humber Estuary Services (HES) has purchased a new £600,000 survey vessel. The Humber Surveyor has joined the survey fleet that includes the Humber Sounder and the Humber Charter.  The Humber Surveyor is …
Jun 26, 2019 /  Vessels
ABP Launches Consultation on Port of Lowestoft Master Plan

ABP Launches Consultation on Port of Lowestoft Master Plan

Associated British Ports (ABP), owner and operator of the Port of Lowestoft launched on Tuesday (May28) a consultation on the Port of Lowestoft Master Plan, a document that sets out ABP’s future vision for growth …
May 31, 2019 /  Curious
Milestone reached in the construction of new vehicle export terminal

Milestone reached in the construction of new vehicle export terminal

A significant milestone has been reached in the construction of a new £15 million multi-deck vehicle export terminal at the Port of Southampton as the first phase is handed over. At this crucial stage of the …
May 3, 2019 /  Vessels
Port of Cardiff prepares for start of 2019 cruise season

Port of Cardiff prepares for start of 2019 cruise season

ABP South Wales is preparing for a busy 2019 cruise season at the Port of Cardiff (see also CruiseMapper), following a popular programme of passenger vessel calls in 2018. Marco Polo, owned and operated by Cruise …
Apr 18, 2019 /  Cruise
Humber tug fleet strengthened to support additional business

Humber tug fleet strengthened to support additional business

Harbour authority ABP this week welcomed SMS Towage’s new tug, Manxman, onto the river Humber. The new tug, built by international shipyard group Damen, based at Gorinchem in Holland, is technically known as an …
Apr 18, 2019 /  Vessels
Triton Knoll signs new port lease with ABO at Grimsby’s Royal Dock

Triton Knoll signs new port lease with ABO at Grimsby’s Royal Dock

Grimsby’s Royal Dock has been confirmed as the home for Triton Knoll’s offshore construction and operations and maintenance facility after the project signed an eagerly awaited port lease with ABP Grimsby. A …
Apr 5, 2019 /  Curious
Grimsby Port expands automotive offering

Grimsby Port expands automotive offering

ABP’s Port of Grimsby recently expanded its landside offering for commodity storage, as the former Huntsman Tioxide site recently welcomed its first wave of imported vehicles.  Caption: The Port of …
Apr 2, 2019 /  Curious
ABP Ports on course to support Heathrow expansion

ABP Ports on course to support Heathrow expansion

Heathrow has announced that 18 sites across the UK have been shortlisted as potential locations for Logistics Hubs to support the construction of a third runway, including three projects supported by Associated British …
Apr 2, 2019 /  Curious
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
ABP South Wales Invests £300K in Pilot Vessel Refit

ABP South Wales Invests £300K in Pilot Vessel Refit

Work has been completed on a £300,000 refit of ABP South West Wales pilot vessel Beaufort. The mid-life refit of the vessel will ensure that it provides another 15 years of service while improving its energy …
Mar 27, 2019 /  Vessels