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  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Over recent weeks, Associated British Ports (ABP) have been working with Able UK to identify ways in which Able’s Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP) and ABP’s Immingham Western Deepwater Jetty (IWDJ) projects can proceed alongside each other without damaging the job creation opportunities presented by both projects and the other benefits both projects can bring […]

  • 24 September 2013

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has today announced a reorganisation of its Humber ports and the retirement of ABP Port Director Southampton, Doug Morrison. The reorganisation on the Humber will bring ABP’s operational and commercial teams under one umbrella. Currently separated into two directorates covering Hull and Goole on the north bank of the river and […]

  • 5 November 2012

    Associated British Ports announces that, after completing six years at the helm, Chief Executive Peter Jones has announced that he will retire at the end of March 2013. He will be succeeded by James Cooper, who has served as a Non Executive Director of ABP since May 2007. Over recent years, ABP and the port […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The companies will focus on digitization and Ship Intelligence solutions.

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK port operator Associated British Ports (ABP) intends to invest GBP 50 million (USD 62.15 million) to more than double the capacity of its two Humber container terminals, in response to continued growth in demand. ABP said it eyes the possibility of new Free Trade Zones post-Brexit. These could allow for goods and parts to be […]

  • 30 August 2018

    ABP Barrow has held a naming ceremony at the Port of Barrow for its newest survey vessel, the Christine H. ABP’s new vessel takes her name from ABP Barrow colleague, Christine Holmes, who passed away in July 2017. The team at the Port of Barrow felt it would be a fitting tribute to Christine to name […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    ABP expects 2018 to be another record-breaking year at the Port of Southampton, following on from the success of 2017.

  • 9 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced a major expansion plan for two of its key operations in the Port of Immingham. Last year, ABP revealed a £50 million investment for its container terminal offer across the Ports of Hull and Immingham, the first phase of which (amounting to around £14 million) saw the expansion of […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has shared the latest drone footage of the enabling works being carried out at Alexandra Dock in Hull as ABP prepares the site for Siemens’ offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, installation and service facility. The enabling works undertaken by ABP and their contractors on the 54-acre site are worth GBP 150 million. […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    P.V. Humber Jupiter, the newest addition to ABP’s Humber Estuary Services (HES) fleet of pilot launches, has been officially named in a ceremony held at the All Weather Terminal at the Port of Hull’s King George Dock. ABP has invested £1.2 million in the new Nelson class vessel as part of an upgrade to its […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Official Government trade statistics have confirmed the central role that the Humber ports in general and Immingham in particular play in the economic life of the region and country. The figures show an increase in tonnage handled at Grimsby and Immingham in 2013 to 62.6 million tonnes, a 4% increase on 2012. Hull and Goole […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Research & Development

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has shared the latest drone footage of the enabling works on Alexandra Dock in Hull where Siemens is to build the UK’s first offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, service and installation facility. The 54-acre site, which ABP and its main contractor GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint Venture (JV) are preparing for Siemens’ facility, […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has applied to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to expand its Grimsby River Terminal (GRT) in order to be able to handle the world’s largest car carriers.  According to ABP, the application is the critical first step in the consenting process to extend the existing berthing infrastructure, as well as deepen […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure have signed an agreement to invest approximately GBP 1.6 billion (USD 2.36 billion) to acquire a stake in Associated British Ports (ABP) of at least 30%, and may acquire a further 3.33% subject to pre-emption rights. CPPIB and Hermes Infrastructure, part of Hermes Investment Management, are acquiring this […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) Finance Plc announces that ABP Acquisitions UK Limited (“ABPA”), 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 […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) Finance Plc announces that ABP Acquisitions UK Limited (“ABPA”), 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 […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) announces that its intermediate parent company, ABP Acquisitions UK Ltd (ABPA), has signed a £70m loan facility with the European Investment Bank. The loan from Europe’s long-term lending institution will be used to fund part of the costs of the further development of the UK’s second largest container terminal at the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The move by Associated British Ports to launch another attempt to block the Able Marine Energy Park on the south bank of the Humber has been described by the project developers as showing ‘a blatant disregard for the planning process, for Parliament, the overwhelming views of the local community–and is seriously damaging the economic development […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced the appointment of James Leeson to the role of Head of Commercial, Humber. The move follows a number of significant developments for ABP’s Humber operations, including the announcement that Siemens and ABP will be investing more than £300 million in wind turbine manufacturing facilities at the Port of Hull, […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure have signed an agreement to invest approximately £1.6 billion (C$2.9 billion) in Associated British Ports (ABP). According to the agreement, CPPIB and Hermes Infrastructure will acquire at least 30% stake in ABP and may acquire a further 3.33% subject to pre-emption rights. The transaction is conditional on customary […]

  • 11 February 2016

    Associated British Ports (ABP), comprising of a network of five ports in South Wales, handled more than 12.5 million tonnes of cargo in 2015. The ABP’s strongest sectors were animal feed and fertiliser industry, and the timber sector, while import and export of steel remained strong at all ports. The ports also invested in an array of renewable energy […]