Original news was published on 03 August 2019
The port welcomed the first vessel in a new contract with customers Top Blue and The Fuel Trading Company.
The new deal is expected to bring an extra 30,000 tonnes per year through the Port of Immingham – the largest Port by tonnage in the UK.
The cargo being delivered is prilled urea, which is a key part of the mixture for the AdBlue market.
The Humber provides a good location and efficient links to the product’s final destination, York.
Associated British Ports Humber Director, Simon Bird, said: “We are extremely pleased to have secured this new deal with Top Blue and The Fuel Trading Company, which underlines the huge strength in diversity that we have to handle every type of cargo here on the Humber.”
ABP’s four ports on the Humber (Grimsby, Goole, Immingham and Hull) handle around 58 Mtpa of cargo.
Every year the ports handle £75B worth of trade, more than the Mersey, Tyne and Tees combined, according to ABP.