Other Businesses

ABP Property

Our property division brings together an unrivalled land bank spanning 21 multi-modal locations around the country, with 960 hectares of port-based development land.


Drawing on 60 years of experience, ABP Marine Environmental Research (ABPmer) provides specialist marine environmental research and consultancy services.

UK Dredging

UK Dredging (UKD) operates the largest British-owned dredging fleet and specialises in the provision of reliable and cost effective port maintenance dredging services.

ABP Marine Policy 2024

Please click here to download a copy of the ABP Marine Policy (Reissued April 2024).

Port Marine Safety Code Compliance Statement, and Annual Performance Review

The Directors of Associated British Ports, as Harbour Authority and Duty Holder, recognise that they have a responsibility under the Port Marine Safety Code (PMSC) to publicly report on PMSC performance.

A performance review of the Marine Safety Management Systems at ABP ports and harbours, for the year ended 31 December 2021, was conducted under the direction of the Marine Advisor to the Board.

The Board are pleased to confirm that the Annual Performance Review 2021 indicates that the requirements of the PMSC are being met.

Please click here to download a copy of the 2021 PMSC annual performance review.

Please click here to view the enforcement policy statement

As part of the above performance review a Marine Safety Plan has been produced, Please click here to download a copy.