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Port of Immingham

The Port of Immingham is the UK's largest port by tonnage, handling around 55 million tonnes.  

  • Immingham’s proximity to major trade routes mean it’s strategically positioned less than 24 hours away from a European market of 320 million people.  
  • The Port of Immingham modern rail infrastructure accommodates 25% of all UK rail freight (that’s more than 300 rail freight movements a week), while congestion-free, high speed road links provide efficient access to the UK’s industrial heartland.
  • Humber International Terminals can accommodate vessels carrying cargoes of up to 130,000 tonnes.
  • Together, the Port of Immingham and Grimsby form the largest trading gateway of anywhere in the UK – collectively moving around 56millon tonnes of cargo and £10billion of goods each year!
  • The Humber’s ports are particularly popular with regional distribution centres across the M1/M62 corridor, the increase in which contributed to a 9% growth for the ports of Hull and Immingham in a single year.

Shipping & Logistics

  • DFDS is the busiest shipping company in Northern Europe. Its Immingham terminal covers 700,000m2 of land, spilt between two terminals and has on-site rail. They provide warehousing facilities and offer integrated shipping and logistics solutions.
  • Around 2.1m tonnes of cargo is transported through RMS port operations, carrying everything from containers to timber.
  • NTEX specialises in direct services to Scandinavia and mainland Europe, as well as air-frieght/ deep-sea shipment worldwide.
  • East Trans provides logistical expertise for regional and national manufactures from three Stallingborough warehouses.
  • Eimskip’s UK headquarters are based in Immingham, have 63 offices in 20 countries across four continents specialising in the global movement of temperature-controlled cargo by land, sea and air.
  • PD Ports offer industry-leading handling, processing and storage services at its Immingham site, with 6,000sq m warehousing space. PD Ports offer a range of added value services from container de-vanning to transport.
  • 200,000 passengers pass through nearby Humberside Airport which operates an essential aviation cargo and logistics hub.

Education & Training

  • Modal Training, a £7m specialist training centre for the Maritime, Offshore, Ports and Logistics Sectors uses state-of-the-art simulators for tailored training and development.

Space to Grow

  • Immingham and Grimsby’s sites occupy prime development positions.
  • BAE Systems, Anglia Cargo, Hilton, Henderson Insurance and Eastern Airways have all based at the Humberside Airport Business Park.

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