Adler and Allan, the UK’s leading environmental response group, is delighted to announce its latest contract win as the Tier 2 marine pollution response contractor for Associated British Ports (ABP).
The 3-Year contract award reinforces A&A’s position as the premier spill response company in the UK. Renowned for its leading role in the Buncefield major disaster, Adler and Allan brings a wealth of best-practice in spill response, environmental awareness and health & safety to the contract.
ABP owns and operates 21 ports in England, Scotland, and Wales, managing around a quarter of the UK’s sea-borne trade. The company’s activities cover transport, haulage and terminal operations, ship’s agency, dredging and marine consultancy.
ABP’s area of jurisdiction covers two of Britain’s biggest ports – Immingham and Southampton – and a wide geographical spread from Ayr on the west coast of Scotland to South Wales and Plymouth in Devon. Adler and Allan, with a national network of depots, highly trained teams and specialist equipment will be on standby with strike teams to respond to environmental emergencies for some of the largest ports in the UK.
The contract commenced on 15 August 2012 and will be for tier 2 pollution response and hazardous and noxious substance cover on a rapid mobilisation 24/7, 365 days/year basis. Adler and Allan will also run exercises for ABP as part of its training capability.