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.

Today, ABP is pleased to launch its new corporate website www.abports.co.uk at Multimodal 2019, the UK and Ireland's leading freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event.

Combining the latest in modern design and efficiency, the new website is designed to streamline the user experience, making it even quicker and easier to find out about ABP’s important role in keeping Britain trading.

ABP’s commitment to its customers, safety, communities, the environment, diversity and developing its people, all feature, as well as an extensive view of ABP’s world-class infrastructure and expertise.

The ‘News and Media’ area of the website also features a new section called: “Articles and Blogs” which contains industry-leading views and expert knowledge, shared by ABP’s partners and influential voices within the wider maritime industry and beyond. Many of these thought leadership articles have been contributions to ABP’s popular quarterly magazine, Report.

The website also carries a mailing list facility, where interested parties can sign up to stay informed of the latest news and developments at ABP.

David Leighton, Group Head of Corporate Affairs and Marketing, commented: “The new website clearly reflects ABP’s position as the UK’s leading port operator, and our vital role in the global supply chains which are so important to the UK economy.

“The website also underlines the importance of safety, our local communities, the environment and our people, and hopefully brings out some of the great stories we have to tell from across our network of 21 ports.”