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    ABP floating offshore wind developments move ahead


    The UK’s Department of Energy Security and Net Zero has decided to advance the Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Future Port Talbot project to the primary list phase of the Floating Offshore Wind Manufacturing Investment Scheme (FLOWMIS).

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    Pivotal year for UK’s offshore wind sector


    The UK launched its fifth offshore wind leasing round, targeting floating projects in the Celtic Sea. RenewableUK believes 2024 could be a record-breaking year for the sector in terms of project awards – a shot in the arm is required after what proved to be a volatile 2023.

  • ABP appoints Paonessa to capital projects director role

    ABP appoints Paonessa to capital projects director role


    Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Francis Paonessa to the newly created role of capital projects director to support the delivery of its strategic developments. 

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    ABP appoints Curnow to head up key ports


    Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Ashley Curnow as the divisional port manager for Wales and the Southwest.

  • BW Ideol signs MoU with ABP for floating wind energy manufacturing

    BW Ideol signs MoU with ABP for floating wind energy manufacturing


    Offshore floating wind energy player BW Ideol has signed a memorandum of understanding with the UK’s largest port operator, Associated British Ports (ABP), to investigate the feasibility of building floating foundations at Port Talbot.

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    Tugdock technology gets further boost with RWE study


    Germany-headquartered energy company RWE has funded a study to investigate the quayside offload and launch of two types of floating offshore wind platforms – one steel and one concrete – in collaboration with Sarens and Tugdock.  

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    Denholm delivers ladles to Port Talbot


    UK-based Denholm Project Forwarding, on behalf of Tata Steel, has transported seven ladles from China to Port Talbot in Wales.

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    UK and Welsh governments confirm two freeports in Wales


    The UK and Welsh governments have confirmed that Anglesey Freeport and Celtic Freeport have been successful in their bids to establish freeports in Wales. 

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    ABP outlines sustainability strategy


    Associated British Ports (ABP) has launched a wide-ranging sustainability strategy, including plans to invest around GBP2 billion (USD2.4 billion) in decarbonising its own operations by 2040 at the latest and in major infrastructure projects to enable the wider UK energy transition.

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    ​ABP brings in Power-Hosking for Talbot transformation


    Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Graeme Power-Hosking as the lead for the Port Talbot Transformation Programme, effective September 8.

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    RWE, ABP and Milford Haven sign MoU for next-gen floaters


    In the UK, RWE is partnering with Associated British Ports (ABP) and the port of Milford Haven to investigate potential upgrades to port facilities that would support a pipeline of floating wind projects off the Welsh coast.

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    ABP makes land available


    UK port operator Associated British Ports (ABP) will make 1,000 acres (404.7 ha) of development land available to support the domestic supply chain, manufacturing and renewable energy sectors.

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    Brown appointed at ABP


    Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Simon Brown as divisional port manager for Wales and the South West.

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    Davies Crane adds Grove duo


    November 24 - UK crane rental company Davies Crane Hire has added two long boom Grove all terrain cranes to its fleet.