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Associated British Ports

ABP is the UK’s leading and best-connected port owner and operator. Our network of 21 ports around Britain offer unparalleled marine, road and rail access to domestic and international markets. ABP also owns the UK’s busiest rail freight terminal at Hams Hall located in the heart of the country.

We continuously invest in the infrastructure, equipment and skills we need to handle a vast array of cargo safely, efficiently and sustainably. Our expert teams work collaboratively to build long-term partnerships and deliver the right supply chain solutions for our customers, including value-added services and brand new facilities tailored to suit their business needs.

ABP also offers large areas of development land across a wide range of strategic port locations, capable of attracting investment and delivering transformational benefits for the economy both locally and nationally.

Our services are also complemented by our marine consultancy, ABPmer, and our dredging specialist, UK Dredging (‘UKD’).

As a vital part of the supply chains of businesses throughout the nation, our 21 ports support 119,000 jobs and contribute £7.5 billion to the economy every year, handling £149 billion of trade.

We are dedicated to supporting the communities which rely on our ports. We are dedicated to serving our customers. We are dedicated to fulfilling our mission: Keeping Britain Trading.

Member type
Corporate member
Contact details
25 Bedford Street
United Kingdom
020 7430 1177
Industry sectors
  • Transport/Logistics
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