ABP Southampton has announced the appointment of Craig Barbour as the new General Manager for Landside Operations.
Craig joins the UK’s number one automotive export port from the Humber International Terminal, which included the Immingham Renewable Fuel Terminal, situated in the Port of Immingham. He has been with the UK’s leading port operator group for four years and during this time has led ABP’s largest operation, the Humber International Terminal, as well as the Immingham Container Terminal and dry bulks operations for the ports of Hull and Goole.
Craig takes on this operational role in Southampton, focusing on leading the planning and landside operations for the port, as well as managing the team at ABP’s rail freight terminal in Hams Hall in the Midlands.
Alastair Welch, Director at the Port of Southampton said: “It’s an exciting time for the Port of Southampton. Craig has a strong and extensive background in leading landside operations at a busy port so we’re delighted that he’s joining us and further strengthening our senior management team.”
The Port of Southampton is the Gateway to the World and handles £71 billion of trade each year. The port is also Europe’s leading cruise turn-around port welcoming two million passengers each year.