ABP and Thomas Bell sign new agreement in Immingham

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Simon Bird (left) and Andrew Major (right)

Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading port operator has signed a new long-term agreement with Thomas Bell & Sons Ltd, the UK’s largest privately owned fertiliser importer.

The agreement sees the current contract extend by another eight years and will continue to see Thomas Bell supply quality fertiliser to the UK’s farmers.

With over 140 years of experience in the trade, their Diamond Fertiliser brand is well known in the agricultural industry and is delivered directly to the farm gate from their operations in ABP’s Immingham Bulk Park.

Simon Bird, Regional Director of the Humber ports said:” We are delighted to have secured this new deal with Thomas Bell, who are one of our successful long-standing fertiliser customers.

“The Port of Immingham plays an important role in the supply of fertiliser to our farmers, and we handle large volumes in order to support the British farming industry.”

Andrew Major, Managing Director, Thomas Bell & Sons Ltd said: “We are very pleased to announce a new, long term service agreement with ABP at our Immingham operation. With the continued investment from both partners this contract will enable us to increase our volumes while keeping our level of service and safety at the highest levels.”