Tag Archives: ABP

ABP’s teams at Ayr and Troon donate to RNLI and the Fisherman’s Mission

LONDON, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP’s teams at Ayr and Troon have donated funds to RNLI and the Fisherman’s Mission raised by a successful open day at the Port of Troon. A raffle combined with the efforts of ABP colleagues have … Read the full press release

ABP sees 16% increase in the number of leisure passengers at Ipswich

LONDON, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Business at Ipswich’s Wet Dock is booming as ABP announces a tremendous start to 2017, seeing an 16% increase in the number of passengers enjoying a river trip from the Waterfront in comparison to the same … Read the full press release

ABP: Modal’s marine, crane and HGV simulators to train marine apprentices at Humber

LONDON, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — It’s the busiest trading gateway in the UK, so learning to be a marine pilot on the Humber can be a daunting proposition. Thanks to an innovative partnership between Humber ports operator ABP and training provider … Read the full press release

ABP: Port of Ipswich installs new, state-of-the-art CCTV cameras to enhance security

Maritime Event at Ipswich Haven Marina LONDON, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Port of Ipswich has invested £33,000 in the installation of a new, state-of-the-art CCTV cameras to enhance security. The system upgrades, which began in February this year, have been … Read the full press release

ABP: Unifeeder’s 2nd Polish/Baltic sailing to the Humber will call at the port of Hull

LONDON, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP has today announced that market leader for container transportation, Unifeeder have confirmed their second Polish/Baltic sailing to the Humber will call at the port of Hull. This additional service will compliment the existing weekly Immingham … Read the full press release

ABP Supports The Norfolk Hospice By Joining GEAR

ABP employees prepare to take part in the GEAR Corporate Challenge LONDON, 01-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A team of ABP employees is preparing to take on the sell-out ASDA Foundation Grand East Anglia Run (GEAR), one of Norfolk’s biggest charity runs … Read the full press release

ABP to invest £8m in new facilities at its port of Troon

LONDON, 20-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Reliability and frustration over lack of investment are Arran islanders’ key concerns for their lifeline ferry link. That’s the clear conclusion after two consultation sessions held on Arran. Fed-up of seeing as many as 253 crossings … Read the full press release

ABP and Historic England: Port of Goole’s South Dock’s 100-year-old boat hoist undergoing refurbishment works

LONDON, 20-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The 100-year-old boat hoist standing guard over the Port of Goole’s South Dock is undergoing a £200,000 programme of refurbishment that will guarantee its future, thanks to ABP and Historic England. The Grade II* structure was … Read the full press release

ABP donates £15,000 to the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN)

LONDON, 20-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP has presented a cheque for more than £15,000 to the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN). The facility, which is located on Glossop Road in Sheffield, is the first European Institute which has been purpose-built … Read the full press release

ABP approves solar farm installation at the Port of Silloth

LONDON, 25-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP is continuing to invest in renewable energy, approving the installation of a solar farm at the Port of Silloth which will generate up to 220,000 kWh. The solar panels will be linked to the network … Read the full press release

Associated British Ports: Port of Ipswich celebrated historic clock tower restoration with a time capsule

LONDON, 22-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP’s Port of Ipswich has celebrated its recent restoration project of the clock tower at Old Custom House with a time capsule made in partnership with a local school sealed into the roof, locking in memories … Read the full press release

More than 12.5 million tonnes of cargo handled by ABP’s network of five ports in South Wales in 2015

LONDON, 11-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP’s network of five ports in South Wales handled more than 12.5 million tonnes of cargo in 2015 and launched an array of renewable energy projects and significant new investments. The 12.5 million tonnes of cargo … Read the full press release

The port of Grimsby and Immingham becomes the first in the Associated British Ports (ABP) group to sign formal learning agreement with trade union Unite

LONDON, 23-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The port of Grimsby and Immingham has become the first in the Associated British Ports (ABP) group to sign a formal learning agreement with trade union Unite. The agreement will see the appointment of a … Read the full press release

Associated British Ports announced it will create single organisation to manage all four of its Humber ports

30-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced a reorganisation of its Humber ports to bring its operational and commercial teams under one umbrella. Currently separated into two directorates covering Hull and Goole on the north bank of the … Read the full press release

Associated British Ports appointed Nick Ridehalgh new director Port of Southampton

30-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ —  Associated British Ports (ABP) Port Director Southampton, Doug Morrison, has announced his intention to retire in December 2013 after almost nine years at the helm of one of the UK’s leading international gateways. His successor will be … Read the full press release

The Grimsby River Terminal officially opens after the largest capital investment since it first opened in 1852

30-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest capital investment in Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Grimsby since the lock gates first opened in 1852, will see the facility go from strength to strength and cement its place as the UK’s premier … Read the full press release