2018 BPA Conference Exhibitors

Please find below a list of confirmed exhibitors for this year’s BPA Conference.

Chubb Fire & Security

A household name for over 200 years, Chubb is today a global leader of fire and security protection services to businesses of all sizes, worldwide.

Our mission is to keep you, your people and your organisation safe, wherever you work, whatever your environment and however challenging the task. With the increasing demands placed on your business, Chubb is a partner you can trust.

Call us on 0800 32 1666 or visit www.chubb.co.uk

Beckett Rankine

Beckett Rankine is widely regarded as the leading UK owned maritime infrastructure engineering consultancy. Our dedicated engineers are passionate about delivering high quality, appropriately innovative solutions and advice to the UK ports and maritime sector. From asset management to detailed design and supervision of construction works, Beckett Rankine solutions are frequently ground-breaking. Our extensive experience is combined with an innovative approach to every project; we challenge the normal to delight our clients.


Bibby HydroMap

Bibby HydroMap have drawn on extensive experience and in-house knowledge to develop our Asset Integrity surveys, combining advanced acoustic and laser survey techniques to provide full 3D BIM compatible point cloud of assets above and below the water line.

Bibby HydroMap has experience of working with a variety of clients from the oil and gas, offshore renewables, submarine cables, ports and harbours, aggregates and utilities industries to provide resourceful and cost-effective survey services.

Boskalis Westminster

Founded in 1933, Boskalis Westminster is one of the most experienced dredging and marine contracting companies in the UK. Together with our group subsidiaries, we undertake all dredging and marine construction works including port and waterway engineering, coastal and seabed protection, unexploded ordnance detection and removal, immersed tube tunnel construction, offshore services, rock and breakwater construction, environmental projects, marine drilling and blasting, marine pipeline installation, towage and salvage.

Boskalis Westminster minimises response times and mobilisation costs by providing a versatile range of specialist equipment and personnel based in the UK and North West Europe, giving optimum performance and cost efficiency.


Denbridge Marine

Denbridge Marine is a global provider of innovative Maritime Surveillance and Port Management Solutions with over 23 years’ experience in the field and a worldwide customer base including various major ports, navies, customs, offshore and coastal authorities.

The modular, open architecture iVision and iMAP systems are based on an innovative True Radar processing and tracking technology, combined with field proven user-friendly situational awareness displays and information databases to aid decision making for complete Maritime Domain Awareness.


Formed in 1941, Farrans Construction marked its 75th anniversary in 2016. The company’s vision is simply to be the contractor of choice. In 1978, Farrans was acquired by CRH plc.

Our civil engineering and building divisions operate across the UK in a range of sectors, including Education, Healthcare, Transportation, Renewable Energy, Water & Wastewater and Marine.

Our marine portfolio has seen major growth over the years with landmark projects such as Belfast D1 (£51.2m), Seaforth Passage Liverpool (£11m) and various projects in Montrose (£24m) all undertaken by Farrans.

Fellows International

Fellows are UXO risk mitigation experts. For more than two decades we have been supporting projects in and around the UK’s ports and harbours. As one of the very first companies offering this service in the UK, Fellows have unrivalled experience delivering the whole UXO risk mitigation process on land and in the marine environment and are proud of our heritage and reputation for quality gained from our years of experience.


GRAHAM are specialists in the innovative resolution of complex civil engineering challenges. Across bridges and roads, rivers and railways, our deep rooted expertise transforms the rural and urban landscapes where we operate. Whether it is easing commuter chaos or powering renewable energy, we consistently strive to make a difference so that our work delivers lasting impact to millions of people throughout the UK and Ireland.

We are proud of our record - a record that is continuously recognised by the industry’s leaders for its creativity, added-value engineering and, most importantly, integrity.

Herbosch-Kiere Marine Contractors Ltd

Herbosch-Kiere Marine Contractors Ltd is a leading European Maritime contractor. Core activities include marine construction, marine piling, renewable construction, dredging, rock placing, heavy lift, demolition, wreck removal, environmental works and renovations. We own and operate a wide selection of marine plant and equipment which is also available for charter and subcontract works. Please contact us for further information on our plant and capabilities. jt@herbosch-kiere.com


Jotron develops and manufactures an extensive range of modular products and scalable systems, such as: AIS, emergency radios, GMDSS, VDR float free capsules, high intensity marking lights and PA-GA, automatic telephones (PABX), intercom, loud hailing, talkback and sound reception systems. Additionally, Jotron offers a wide range of radio communication equipment from complex integrated VTMS projects to stand-alone marine radio products. Visit our stand and let us tell you more about our coastal radio solutions.


Knights Brown

Knights Brown is a privately owned regional contractor based in southern England and Wales. We specialise in civil engineering for coasts, rivers and ports including marine M&E installation. Current projects include:

• Phase 3 North Portsea Island (Tipner) Coastal Defence Works – Portsmouth CC. £10 Million

• Bristol Harbour Boardwalk (Floating Pontoon) – Bristol CC - £2.5 Million

• Hillhead Coast Protection Works Phase 2 – Fareham Borough Council - £500,000

•The Pines Hotel Coastal Slope Stabilisation works Swanage, Dorset
Won Ground Engineering Project of the Year 2017(˂ £3million)

•Phase 2 of the Portsea Coastal Flood and Erosion Risk Management Scheme
Won constructing Excellence (London – South East)
Project of the Year 2017 (˂ £3million)


Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes stand for versatility and eco-efficiency. Our unique portfolio comprises eight models, ranging from an entry-level model to a very high-performance crane for the most demanding applications. You will find the right crane for your cargo handling application, vessel size, universal or specialized terminal.

Our state-of-the-art electric drives offer unparalleled eco-efficiency. Our robust construction, innovative smart crane features and simulator training in realistic conditions enables the smoothest ride in the industry.

McLaughlin & Harvey

McLaughlin & Harvey has been operating throughout the UK and Ireland for over 160 years as a building and civil engineering contractor. As a private, family-owned company, we combine traditional values and experience with an advanced, innovative approach. We deliver civil engineering, infrastructure and building projects for public and private clients, with a specialism in ports, harbours and marine engineering.

Moffatt & Nichol

Moffatt & Nichol is an engineering, consulting, planning and design company in the maritime sector. With a globally renowned reputation for market-leading design and innovation, we pride ourselves on finding the best and optimum solutions for our clients in greenfield and brownfield projects all around the world.

NewWaves Solutions

NewWaves Solutions is the operating company of the DEME Group in the UK and Ireland, representing all of DEME’s capabilities. From our office in London, we offer specialised solutions to our clients’ needs.
Over recent years, contracts have included:

• Dredging and reclamation on the London Gateway Port Project for DP World
• Medway maintenance dredging
• Lincshore beach nourishment
• Dublin Port capital dredging
• Dawlish Warren beach nourishment
• Harwich maintenance dredging

Port Skills and Safety

Port Skills and Safety is the UK’s only professional ports skills and safety membership organisation. We collaboratively lead and engage with the ports industry, the HSE and trade unions to promote safety in the workplace, create tripartite guidance and improve the health and safety culture throughout the industry. We exist to collaboratively make UK ports safer, improve skills and raise standards within our industry.


Ramboll is a leading engineering, design and consultancy company founded in Denmark in 1945. The company employs more than 13,000 people with 300 offices in 35 countries, combining local experience with a global knowledgebase. Ramboll constantly strives to achieve inspiring and exacting solutions that make a genuine difference to our clients, the end-users, and society at large. Markets we work across: Buildings, Transport, Planning & Urban Design, Water, Environment & Health, Energy and Management Consulting.

RKH Specialty

RKH Specialty is an independent full service insurance broker. We are the largest producer of direct premium to Lloyd’s, the world’s leading specialist insurance market and handle over £2bn of premium annually.

Our London-based marine team provides bespoke solutions across the full range of marine risks working with the Lloyd’s, London and European markets. With a thriving Port Authority & Terminal practice and deep marine expertise, we can take on your most challenging risk portfolios.


Royal HaskoningDHV

At Royal HaskoningDHV, our maritime experts understand the economic realities of ports working within the physical environment to create lasting solutions.

We assist our clients in all phases of their maritime and transport projects: from trade and traffic forecasts, feasibility studies, design and execution through to maintenance.

We are using new technology and data analytics to help clients optimise existing assets, and we are establishing Smart Ports that meet the challenges of adopting sustainable initiatives and more efficient operations.

Rubb Buildings Ltd

Rubb Buildings Ltd has more than 40 years’ experience in designing, manufacturing and constructing high quality, code compliant, fabric tensioned buildings and shelters.
Rubb buildings are a cost-effective alternative and sustainable solution to conventional structures, which are able to adapt to the changing requirements of the end user. Large clear spans and high translucent ceilings provide a bright, efficient working environment. Rubb storage warehouses are built to last but are fully relocatable or extendable to meet changing needs.


Schneider Electric

As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions which make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green. Schneider Electric provides complete, end-to-end energy management systems and solutions for ships and shore based applications, including the ground-breaking, modular, high efficiency cold ironing solution, ShoreBoX.


At Travelers, we understand the vital role ports play in the nation’s trade and industry and the unique risks and exposures these vital hubs must contend with. Our sector-focused team has years of experience in meeting the evolving insurance needs of the UK’s dynamic port industry. We offer package solutions for ports, terminals, harbour authorities and associated marine industries of any size in both the private and public sector. We are proud to support the UK’s marine sector in insuring over 220 businesses and providing them with expertise across underwriting, claims and risk management.



VolkerStevin is a leading multi-disciplinary contractor with a successful track record of delivering practical, innovative engineering solutions to the ports sector.

VolkerStevin forms part of VolkerWessels UK, an £850 million turnover group that brings together five business units to collaborate across multidisciplinary projects. Being part of VolkerWessels UK provides VolkerStevin with considerable financial stability as well as access to a wide range of technologies through its divisional businesses.

As part of VolkerWessels UK, one of the largest construction groups in Europe, VolkerStevin is able to draw on its considerable expertise across the wider industry to provide a full range of port infrastructure solutions, from single discipline to multi-disciplinary standalone projects and programmes of work.