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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.

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ABP handles over 4 million tonnes of agribulk materials each year. Our ports have many years of unparalleled expertise in safely handling a wide range of sensitive agricultural materials, including high value combinable crops, fertiliser, feed and supplements.

We are equipped to handle your cargo and provide a wide range of flexible storage solutions across our ports.

We understand that you and your customers need safe and time-efficient handling, keeping control of your costs. ABP’s extensive portfolio of facilities, backed by well-equipped stevedoring operations and other services, will help your business achieve that objective.

ABP has invested hundreds of millions of pounds across our ports to ensure that we have the very best people and the latest equipment to maintain our world-class capabilities. This includes the latest in state-of-the-art mobile cranes, elevators, bagging plants and continuous ship unloaders, which are operated safely and efficiently by our expert teams.

Throughout our network of 21 ports around Britain, our expert and highly-trained teams are ready to work in partnership to deliver the solutions your business needs.

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Delivering for our customers

ABP has some of the largest agribulk handling facilities in the UK and Europe, such as our award-winning Immingham Bulk Park (IBP) which offers more than 1.3 million sqm of undercover storage and our Humber International Terminal, also located at the Port of Immingham, which allows cargoes of up to 100,000 tonnes of bulk material to be discharged and stored in dedicated facilities.

This is further supported by an ongoing investment programme that keeps our port infrastructure, equipment and people at the highest professional levels possible. Strict adherence to TASCC and FIAS accreditation is another reason why customers choose ABP.

In recognition of continued investment in services provided, ABP’s Port of Immingham won ‘Best Dry Bulk Port’ at the International Bulk Journal awards 2018. Our South Wales ports of Swansea & Newport
have achieved ISO 9001:2015 accreditation in relation to the Quality Management System for ‘Loading & Unloading Bulk Carriers’ and ‘Storage & Distribution of Bulk Products’.

If you would like to find out more about how ABP can help your business please get in touch with our sector expert, Paul Litten.


As the largest port operator with a network of 21 ports around Britain, we offer excellent marine access. Our ports also offer efficient road and rail links, providing swift access to destinations throughout the country.

As the UK’s best-connected port operator, ABP provides an unparalleled range of locations, routes and logistics solutions ready to serve our customers’ business needs.

ABP handles
3.8 million Tonnes of agribulks per year
ABP handles around
£150 billion of trade per year
ABP handles
88 million tonnes of cargo per year