Thursday 21st Mar 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

ABP appoints new Port directors

Associated British Ports (ABP) has made some key management changes, with new Port directors appointed for Grimsby & Immingham, Hull & Goole, the company’s 11 Short-Sea Ports and five South Wales Ports.

All Port Directors will assume their new roles on 1 February 2008.

Grimsby & Immingham:
John Fitzgerald, currently Port director for ABP’s five South Wales Ports of Newport, Cardiff, Barry, Port Talbot and Swansea, has been promoted to Port director, Grimsby & Immingham. 
Nick Palmer, the incumbent Port director for Grimsby & Immingham, will take early retirement, for personal reasons.

South Wales Ports:
Matthew Kennerley, ABP’s Port director for Hull & Goole, is set to become Port director of South Wales Ports.

Hull & Goole:
Matt Jukes, Port director for ABP’s 11 Short-Sea Ports, will take on the role of Port director, Hull & Goole.
(Jukes first joined ABP as a dredging technician in 1994, before transferring onto the company’s Management Trainee scheme.) 

Short-Sea Ports:
Nick Ridehalgh, ABP’s Port manager for the company’s four North-West Ports of Barrow, Silloth, Fleetwood and Garston, will take on the role of Port director for ABP’s Short-Sea Ports of King’s Lynn, Lowestoft, Ipswich, Teignmouth, Plymouth, Garston, Fleetwood, Barrow, Silloth, Ayr and Troon.