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  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    ABP announces a new agreement with Thor Shipping & Transport.

  • 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 […]

  • 15 January 2019

    ABP reaffirmed its commitment to keep Britain trading with Europe and the rest of the world after Brexit.

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Flood defenses at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Immingham are due to receive an investment boost of around £5 million which will increase the port’s resilience to flooding in the future. Immingham, which is the UK’s largest port by tonnage, was extensively flooded during the east coast tidal surge of December 2013, which caused […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has signed a trade agreement with Danish shipping giant Maersk.

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports looking into the implementation of blockchain technology to improve port connectivity.

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    For the first time in the UK, a ship has been bunkered with liquefied natural gas (LNG). This is part of a project carried out between UK’s LNG provider Flogas and compatriot port operator Associated British Ports (ABP).  The project, which mirrors similar successful schemes in other European countries, saw a 110-meter cement carrier named […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Project & Tenders

    Peterson UK Limited has signed a long-term agreement with Associated British Ports (ABP) to establish a new operational and logistics base in the Port of Lowestoft, the UK. The new agreement will see Peterson operate a range of warehouse, cargo and logistic services from the port, including fuel bunkering to support the renewable energy and oil & […]

  • 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, […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The enabling works are being carried out at Alexandra Dock in Hull as Associated British Ports (ABP) prepares the site for Siemens’ offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, installation and service facility. The scheme includes infilling one third of Alexandra Dock with 780,000m³ of material and reclaiming 7.5 ha of the river to create a new […]

  • 24 August 2016

    Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Ayr has recorded one of its busiest days in the last 25 years, with five vessels calling at this port on August 18, 2016.  Each of the five ships was accommodating different cargoes such as onshore wind turbine components, coal exports and timber discharge. According to the port authority, it […]

  • 21 December 2005

    LONDON -(Dow Jones)- Associated British Ports Holdings said Wednesday that it welcomes the U.K. government’s decision to permit the building of its proposed container-shipping terminal at its Port of Hull.

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    UK’s largest port operator Associated British Ports (ABP) has set aside GBP 2.2 million (USD 3.4m) for the construction of a new bulk terminal at the Port of Garston.  With the port’s current stores at capacity, the construction of the new facility will provide an additional 3,950 square metres worth of storage for bulk commodities […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    UK’s largest port operator Associated British Ports (ABP) has set aside GBP 2.2 million (USD 3.4m) for the construction of a new bulk terminal at the Port of Garston.  With the port’s current stores at capacity, the construction of the new facility will provide an additional 3,950 square metres worth of storage for bulk commodities […]

  • 9 December 2016

    In today’s spotted we bring you an image of Dijksgracht, the largest vessel to call at the UK’s Port of Ipswich, heading under the Orwell Bridge. This general cargo vessel arrived at Ipswich with a shipment of 10,500 tons of rice from Texas, USA for the Ipswich Grain Terminal. The cargo was discharged at the Orwell Bulk […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Human Capital

    Offshore Wind Connections 2016 (OWC2016) has landed Associated British Ports (ABP) as principal sponsor as it prepares to put the Humber’s new offshore wind projects under the spotlight at The Spa Bridlington on 12 May. “ABP is delighted to support Offshore Wind Connections 2016; the event is a fantastic way of bringing together those businesses who are […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Newport is to invest £2.5m refurbishing its Atlantic Shed warehouse to provide additional covered space for its growing steel and bulks business. The project takes the total for new investment by ABP in the docks at Newport to more than £10m in the past 18 months. The programme of […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency and Associated British Ports (ABP) are holding a drop-in meeting for the local community and local businesses about the revised plans for the habitat creation project in Welwick and Skeffling. The meeting will be held on Thursday, 14 July from 3pm to 7pm at Skeffling Village Hall. Members of the project team […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    The initiative strives to create stronger links between ports and government.