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Port of Grimsby

The Port of Grimsby is the UK’s major car import terminal and has strong connections with the fishing and food industries as well as being at the forefront in serving the offshore wind energy industry. 

  • ABP’s Port of Grimsby is one of the UK’s premier vehicle-handling ports, playing host to more than 500k vehicles and 1m tonnes of cargo a year.
  • ABP’s plans to expand the Port of Grimsby include a new car handling facility that could handle 4k to 6k cars. German-based Volkswagen Group is the main customer of the port, bringing VW, Audi, Skoda and Seat models into the UK for distribution. 
  • A £12million investment in new infrastructure and a £25million investment in the River terminal are helping to establish an updated facility, capable of handling vessels carrying up to 3,000 vehicles.
  • Grimsby is the leading offshore-wind O&M cluster, servicing 7 wind farms with more than 500 turbines in the North Sea. Companies including Ørsted, Siemens, E.On and ENGIE have established operations within the port.
  • ABP’s Ports of Grimsby and Immingham form the largest trading gateway of anywhere in the UK – collectively moving around £56m tonnes of cargo and £10bn of goods each year.

Shipping & Logistics

  • Seafox Management Consultants support companies with growth, performance and development focusing on Manufacturing, Seafood Agri-produce, Renewables, Ports and Logistics sectors. 

Space to Grow

  • Grimsby’s Able Humber Port (AHP) is home to the UK’s largest Enterprise Zone – Able Marine Energy Park (AEMP) and Able Logistics Park (ALP). AMEP has secured a strategic location in the National Renewable Infrastructure Plan and ALP has planning permission for warehousing, external storage and transportation depots.

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