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  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    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 […]

  • 20 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Siemens and Associated British Ports (ABP) have announced today (20 January) that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in connection with ABP’s proposed Green Port Hull development at Alexandra Dock, Port of Hull. The parties have agreed to work together to develop plans for the construction of a new Siemens offshore wind turbine manufacturing […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The true scale of the economic contribution of Associated British Ports’ Scottish ports has been revealed in a new report by independent consultants Arup. Together the two ports – Ayr and Troon – contribute £40 million to the Scottish economy annually and support 500 UK jobs. The new research shows that, of those totals, ABP’s […]

  • 16 October 2014

    Able UK’s plans for offshore renewable energy port hit another hurdle, writes Hull Daily Mail. According to Associated British Ports (ABP), the port plans would reduce UK’s ability to react in the case of war. They believe the Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP) development would not leave enough room for Port of Immingham to respond […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has commented on the UK Parliament’s decision to review plans for Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP).  “ABP are pleased with today’s decision that it is right for Parliament to review Able UK’s plans for AMEP. “We also welcome the view expressed by the committee chairman at today’s hearing that both parties […]

  • 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. […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Construction work on the Green Port Hull Alexandra Dock site is progressing well and is on schedule for an early 2017 completion, Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced. The 54-acre site, which ABP and its main contractor GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint Venture (JV) are preparing for Siemens’ offshore wind turbine manufacturing facility, is being […]

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

    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 & […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Authorities, 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 […]

  • 21 January 2014

    North Lincolnshire Council has raised its objection to the Associated British Ports’s plan to develop Immingham Western Deepwater Jetty (IWDJ), writes the Grimsby Telegraph. ABP is planning to develop IWDJ on land, previously earmarked for the development of the £450-million Able Marine Energy Park, which could create around 4,000 jobs at North Killingholme. Marcus Walker, […]

  • 4 February 2015

    The High Court has refused the application by ABP seeking a judicial review of the Government’s decision Secretary of State for Transport to grant a Development Control Order for the AMEP project. In her decision Mrs Justice Patterson found against ABP on all the grounds it put forward in applying for Judicial Review, describing their claim as […]

  • 25 April 2016

    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, […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron and Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change Ed Davey visited Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Hull to welcome the announcement that Siemens will invest £160 million in wind turbine production and installation facilities on a 54ha site at Alexandra Dock. It was also announced that the energy firm […]

  • 1 April 2015

    GS Infrastructure Partners (“GSIP”) and Infracapital announce the signing of an agreement for the sale of their combined 33.33% stake in Associated British Ports (“ABP”). A consortium comprising Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPPIB”) and Hermes Infrastructure has agreed to acquire a stake in ABP from GSIP and Infracapital of at least 30%, and may acquire a further […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 December 2014

    ABP has announced that it is seeking a Judicial Review (JR) of the Secretary of State for Transport’s decision to grant a Development Consent Order (DCO) in respect of the proposed Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP) on the South Bank of the Humber at Killingholme. The DCO allows for the compulsory purchase of the Port […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Siemens Gamesa has contracted Associated British Ports (ABP) to provide storage for 37 of its wind turbine blades destined for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.

  • 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, […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) Regional Director Humber, Simon Bird has called for the region to grasp what he calls a ‘unique opportunity’ as the Humber prepares to make its voice heard in the Northern Powerhouse debate, following the appointment of Brigg and Goole MP Andrew Percy to the role of Northern Powerhouse Minister.  Speaking to a […]

  • 22 July 2015

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has invested £4.5 million in the reconstruction of Town Quay at the Port of Lowestoft, ensuring it is fit for purpose for at least the next 50 years. Town Quay was officially re-opened by Lieutenant Commander Gavin Dawe, Commanding Officer of the Royal Australian Navy tall ship Young Endeavour, which was […]

  • 11 August 2016

    The newly constructed berths built as part of the Green Port Hull development on Alexandra Dock in Hull have welcomed their first vessels, Associated British Ports (ABP) reports. The vessels, Stema Shipping’s MV Bulknes and MV Beltnes, are using the berths to deliver almost 400,000 tonnes of crushed stone from Norway, which will be used […]

  • 10 July 2014

    A preliminary hearing has taken place in Parliament to determine the scope of the joint committee’s proceedings, which will decide whether or not to confirm the Able Marine Energy Park Development Consent Order (DCO). The DCO was made by the Secretary of State in December 2013 to allow the construction of a new harbour and […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) and Associated British Ports (ABP) have awarded contracts valued in the region of GBP 10 million for development work at the Port of Lowestoft to support the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm.

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The true scale of the economic contribution of Associated British Ports’ three ports in East Anglia has been revealed in a new report by independent consultants Arup. Together the three ports – King’s Lynn, Lowestoft and Ipswich – contribute £340 million to the UK economy annually and support 5,000 UK jobs. The new statistics show […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vroon’s newly built VOS Start has arrived to ABP’s Port of Barrow prior to heading out to DONG Energy’s Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea, the vessel’s first commercial contract.