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 Hull expands container connections with new sailings to Belgium’s biggest port

Port of Hull expands container connections with new sailings to Belgium’s biggest port

ABP’s Port of Hull continues to boom as it welcomes yet another new container service. The latest service will connect Hull with Antwerp, Belgium's largest port. Caption: Booming container trade: ABP Hull …
Oct 4, 2018 /  Vessels
Rolls-Royce, Associated British Ports and Svitzer to develop next-generation port technologies

Rolls-Royce, Associated British Ports and Svitzer to develop next-generation port technologies

Rolls-Royce has signed an agreement with Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading port operator, and global towage operator Svitzer, to develop the next generation of technologies which will keep Britain …
Aug 13, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Ipswich welcomes UKD Orca for annual dredging campaign

Port of Ipswich welcomes UKD Orca for annual dredging campaign

ABP’s Port of Ipswich has welcomed the vessel UKD Orca for its annual maintenance dredging campaign as part of the company’s commitment to continually improving the operations and services it provides for …
Aug 9, 2018 /  Curious
Making shampoo bottles from marine plastics around Hull and Goole Ports

Making shampoo bottles from marine plastics around Hull and Goole Ports

ABP’s Ports of Hull and Goole are hoping to make waves in reducing ocean plastics by trialling a recycling scheme which turns waste into shampoo bottles. In just a few weeks, a staggering 2.5 tonnes of plastics …
May 18, 2018 /  Curious
ABP South Wales prepared for busy 2018 cruise season

ABP South Wales prepared for busy 2018 cruise season

ABP South Wales is preparing for a busy cruise season following a popular programme of passenger vessel calls in 2017. Five cruise calls and 3500 passengers will be utilising the port facilities and services provided by …
May 8, 2018 /  Cruise
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
ABP South Wales Achieves New ISO 9001:2016 Standard for Bulk Handling Operations

ABP South Wales Achieves New ISO 9001:2016 Standard for Bulk Handling Operations

Dry bulk stevedoring operations at the ports of Swansea and Newport have successfully transitioned to the new standard of ISO 9001:2015. Following an audit, by the British Standards Institution, the two ports were …
Mar 21, 2018 /  Vessels
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
ABP crane investment set to lift booming Port of Hull to new heights

ABP crane investment set to lift booming Port of Hull to new heights

The arrival of two state-of-the-art cranes worth £10.5 million will enable ABP’s Hull Container Terminal to handle double the volume of trade by increasing capacity to more than 400,000 units per year. The …
Feb 19, 2018 /  Curious