Tag Archives: Simon Bird

ABP Hosts ECG Maritime Meeting, Showcasing Automotive Industry Hub

(IN BRIEF) Associated British Ports (ABP) is hosting the inaugural ECG Maritime & Ports Working Group meeting at its Grimsby port, a pivotal location in the UK’s automotive sector. ABP’s Humber ports, including Grimsby and Immingham, handle over 700,000 vehicles … Read the full press release

ABP Acquires Key Land Parcel for Future-Proofing Humber Ports and Business Growth

(IN BRIEF) Associated British Ports (ABP) has taken a significant step in its property strategy by acquiring the freehold of a 227.5-acre site known as Stallingborough Interchange. This acquisition underscores ABP’s commitment to expanding its commercial port opportunities, encompassing automotive, … Read the full press release

ABP Appoints Rob Morton as Lead Property Asset Manager to Drive Investment Expansion

(IN BRIEF) Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s primary port operator, is expanding its investment portfolio by appointing Rob Morton as the Lead Property Asset Manager in its Humber-based property team. Rob will be responsible for identifying new business opportunities, … Read the full press release

Port of Hull Enhances Efficiency and Sustainability with New Volvo L150H Shovel

(IN BRIEF) The Port of Hull, operated by Associated British Ports (ABP), has received a new Volvo L150H shovel at its dry bulk handling facility, North Gap. This investment is part of ABP’s ongoing efforts to improve infrastructure in the … Read the full press release

ABP opens dedicated history floor at Immingham Museum

(IN BRIEF) Associated British Ports (ABP) has officially opened the ABP Room, a floor dedicated to the history of the Port of Immingham at Immingham Museum in the Humber. The room, located on the museum’s first floor, was made possible … Read the full press release

Associated British Ports sponsors Humber Property team member’s quest for Team GB

(IN BRIEF) ABP has sponsored Paul Durrant, Property Manager (Humber), who is set to compete in three planned athletics events for Team GB in 2023. Durrant will participate in his first sprint race of the season in Poland at the … Read the full press release

Port of Immingham Boosts Grain Handling Operations with Investment from ABP

(IN BRIEF) The Port of Immingham has increased its grain handling operations thanks to new investment from owner Associated British Ports (ABP). The port has installed two metal plate bunds that can be set up on any quay surface and … Read the full press release

ABP’s Hull Container Terminal to increase capacity to more than 400,000 units per year

LONDON, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — 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 giant 600 tonne … Read the full press release

Random Acts of Kindness Day celebrated with secretly hidden gifts at Humber ports

LONDON, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Thoughtful gifts were secretly hidden around the Humber ports this week to celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day on Saturday, 17th February. The four day campaign ends on a high as staff working on quaysides or … 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: 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

Appointment of New Head of Commercial Completes APB Humber’s New Leadership Team

LONDON, 01-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP have completed the changes to their new look leadership team in the Humber with appointment of Chris Bowlas as their new Head of Commercial. He will take up his position on 12th June. Chris joins … Read the full press release

Associated British Ports welcomes Royal Navy Warship; public viewing on March 18

ABP’s Port of Grimsby recently hosted the HMS Severn which was also open to public viewing. LONDON, 06-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ —  ABP has today announced that it will be welcoming a Royal Naval Warship into the Port of Hull on … Read the full press release