OvetVigan Engineering S.AThe Mississippi Valley Trade & Transport CouncilMarketing in Maritime 2019TMS Tanker Conference 2018Port of Belledune
  • TMS Awards 2016 winners
  • TMS Tanker Conference 2018
  • Port of Belledune
  • Vigan Engineering S.A
  • Ovet
  • Cimbria Bulk Equipment A/S

Immingham keeps Britain growing

Immingham keeps Britain growing

(Posted on 09/11/18)

ABP’s Port of Immingham has welcomed a substantial quantity of high-grade fertiliser for distribution to farmers across the country, from one of their oldest customers.

International grain, fertiliser and seed merchant Gleadell Agriculture has been importing and exporting a range of agribulk products at Immingham since the 1970s, finding markets for crops and accessing quality products for Britain's farmers. 

The vessel, called the MV Montrose, contained 26,000 tonnes of high quality granular urea, which is bagged and distributed to farmers as essential crop nutrition. The cargo has been shipped to Immingham from Alexandria in Egypt.

Supporting local farmers by helping to maximise crop yields, the shipment will require around 900 lorries to be distributed across the length and breadth of the country.

ABP’s dedicated bulk terminals in Immingham handle around 1 million tonnes of agribulk-based cargoes each year and a further investment boost for the site was recently announced by the port operator.

Mark Frith, ABP Port Manager for Grimsby and Immingham said: “Agribulk business is exceptionally important for the UK economy. Farmers across Lincolnshire and further afield will greatly benefit from imports such as this large shipment.”

Gleadell works exclusively with both CHS and SKW Piesteritz on bringing an array of agribulk commodities to the country.

David Sheppard, Managing Director of Gleadell said: “Our longstanding and excellent relationship with ABP in Immingham comprises a wide range of crops and products. Having the facility to handle a large vessel such as the MV Montrose enables us to maximise economies of scale, delivering benefits to all our farmer customers who will be taking delivery of this fertiliser over the coming weeks.” 

Latest News

ICL Fertilizers’ new installation

(Posted on 16/03/19)

ICL Fertilizers has opened a new installation in Amsterdam that will allow the company to use phosphorus... Read more


Space for today and tomorrow

(Posted on 16/03/19)

Allard Castelein, CEO of the Port of Rotterdam Authority, has commented on the 2018 annual report: &... Read more


The clean on the Tyne

(Posted on 16/03/19)

Set up 20 years ago, originally between the four councils of Gateshead, Newcastle, North and South Tyneside... Read more


Record cargo through Vancouver

(Posted on 16/03/19)

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has released the 2018 year-end statistics for cargo through the... Read more


Iwagi Island calls at Vancouver USA on maiden voyage

(Posted on 11/03/19)

The Port of Vancouver USA has welcomed the Iwagi Island, commanded by Capt. Yi Hai Yu of China, on her... Read more


Ports in Latvia and Hamburg to boost cooperation

(Posted on 11/03/19)

Led by Kaspars OzoliƆš, Under-Secretary of State in the Latvian Ministry of Transport, a delegation... Read more


Peel Ports’ recruitment drive

(Posted on 11/03/19)

Peel Ports in the UK is set to bring 250 new staff on board during 2019 in anticipation of new commercial... Read more


Milwaukee cargo volume grows

(Posted on 26/02/19)

Port Milwaukee posted significant gains in cargo movement through the St. Lawrence Seaway in 2018, an... Read more


Vancouver USA’s rail engineering excellence

(Posted on 26/02/19)

The Port of Vancouver USA’s West Vancouver Freight Access project (WVFA) won a 2019 Engineering... Read more


Peel Medway goes for growth

(Posted on 26/02/19)

Peel Ports London Medway has increased the capacity of its warehousing facilities at the Port of Sheerness... Read more


TMS Awards 2016 winnersTOC EventsThe Maritime Standards Awards 2018TBA - Software Solutions & Services for ports, terminals & warehousesSailors SocietyBühler GmbH
  • Sailors Society
  • Marketing in Maritime 2019
  • Telestack

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest global news in bulk cargo handling and shipping