ABP (Associated British Ports)
ABP is the largest UK ports company. It provides port facilities and related services to ship, cargo and other users of seaports in the UK. It also provides value-added transport-related services and generates income from the ownership and development of port locations within the UK.
The Group segments its activities into three areas:
- Ports and transport - this accounts for the biggest proportion of business, with activities including cargo handling, haulage and terminal operations, ship's agency, dredging and marine consultancy, value-added transport-related services.
- Property - investment and development of land and seabed in the UK.
- Associates - which has a shareholding in UK container terminal DP World Southampton.