2019 BPA Conference Exhibitors

Please find below a list of exhibitors for the BPA Conference 2019.


ABPmer is a recognised provider of professional services to the port and harbour sector, from port development support, dredging assessments and Port Masterplanning to DP services, navigational risk assessments and hydrographic survey. We specialise in staff training including Duty Holder, PMSC Internal Auditor and Marine Incident Investigation. You will benefit from our wealth of experience with ABP and operators of all sizes, receiving a professional service tailored to your needs. To learn more, visit www.portriskmanagement.com

Beckett Rankine

Beckett Rankine is the leading UK owned maritime infrastructure engineering consultancy. Our dedicated engineers are passionate about delivering high quality and, where appropriate, innovative solutions to UK ports. Our work includes asset management, port planning, detailed design and supervision of construction as well as due diligence and expert witness work. Our active R&D programme is pioneering electric ferry services in the UK, COFASTRANS container terminals, smart asset management and new systems for containerised light freight.

Boskalis Westminster

Boskalis Westminster has over 80 years’ experience in providing innovative solutions to the UK marine construction and dredging market.

Our extensive knowledge and expertise, combined with the support of the wider Boskalis group ensures we have the capability to undertake complex and challenging dredging and marine construction work.

UK Leaders in:
• Design, construction, and dredging of ports and harbours
• Coastal defence
• Land reclamation
• Subsea services
• Marine towage and salvage
• Detection and removal of UXO


Farrans operates civil engineering and building divisions across the UK in a range of sectors: Marine, Water, Wastewater, Education, Healthcare, Residential, Transportation, Pipelines and Renewable Energy. We were formed in 1941 and in 1978 acquired by CRH plc.

Farrans marine portfolio has seen major growth over the years with landmark projects such as Belfast D1 (£51.2m), Seaforth Passage Liverpool (£11m), various projects in Montrose (£24m), BAE Initial Enabling Infrastructure Works (£21.7m) and Twelve Quays Berth Upgrades (£16.4m).


Fugro Marine Infrastructure Solutions “MIS” provides leading marine engineering and operational excellence to meet the needs of clients. We specialise in a variety of industry sectors across the globe, performing pioneering marine engineering, from XXL shaft and foundation drilling to renewable energy OWF O&M/Decommissioning. Fugro own and operate a variety of marine plant and equipment, including modular jack-up barges, walking jack-ups “WW1” and the largest known fleet of specialist RCD pile top drills. Our experienced team will help you realise success in your project challenges by maximising efficiency and delivering Health and Safety excellence at every stage. Through early client engagement, we work in partnership to manage all aspects of a project in-house, providing the best value solution. Visit our stand to find out more.


GRAHAM is a privately-owned company specialising in Civil Engineering, Building, Interior Fit-Out, Facilities Management and Investments.

With an annual turnover of £735m and an order book in excess of £1.2bn, it has positioned itself at the pinnacle of the civil engineering industry and are a trusted delivery partner to a range of prestigious clients.

Current maritime projects include the £15m redevelopment of Victoria Terminal 2 and the new multimillion-pound port terminal - Tilbury 2.

Herbosch-Kiere Marine Contractors Ltd

Herbosch-Kiere is the maritime subsidiary of Eiffage, one of the largest civils, building and facilities management contractors in Europe. Our core activities include:

• Construction/Demolition - quays, berths, linkspans/roro, jetties and piers, piling, scour protection, dolphins, dredging, bridges and pontoons
• Heavy Lift – lock gates, pontoons, bridges, ro-ro’s, loading arms, linkspans
• Salvage/Wreck Removal – failed structures, sunken vessels, lost equipment, accident investigation surveys and recoveries

Owners and operators of a wide selection of plant/vessels which are available for charter and subcontract works.

HR Wallingford

HR Wallingford offers a range of services for ports, harbours and marine terminals, from the review and development of existing infrastructure, to site selection and the evaluation of options for new facilities. We help our clients develop strategic plans for port development, optimise the design of port infrastructure, and obtain the necessary licensing and consents, considering the full range of technical, economic, operational and environmental issues to ensure future viability.


The Jotron VHF Coastal Radio is in use at hundreds of Ports and Coastal Stations worldwide for communication between ship to shore. Jotron have a reputation for building products to withstand harsh environmental conditions, which makes this radio the perfect solution for communication with offshore installations and vessels requiring high quality FM voice and Digital Selective Calling (DSC). The radios can be remotely controlled, making them easy to fit into an existing infrastructure for isolated un-manned locations.

Harbours and port authorities are enhancing navigational safety by using Jotron radios and recorders in their Vessel Traffic Service systems (VTS). The Jotron Ricochet recorders are integrated in Vessel Traffic Service systems for busy ports, as well as in the offshore Oil & Gas industry for all Helicopter flight operations. Jotron’s Ricochet captures, and instantly replays all analogue and data inputs. Where playback of real-time events can assist investigatory work - as well as search and rescue operations – and is a huge benefit to port administrators, port authorities, and coast guards for training and future safety improvements.


Keating is a Marine, Civil Engineering and Building firm with offices across Ireland and the United Kingdom. It was founded over 30 years ago, and in that time has developed a reputation as a leading multidisciplinary contractor in engineering.

We pride ourselves on our delivery of world class solutions, and our dedicated and highly skilled employees have carried out a diverse range of projects across government departments, local authorities, multinational organisations and private clients.

Knights Brown

At Knights Brown we believe in achieving the best possible result every time and in delivering projects we and our customers are proud of.

We constantly challenge what we do and empower our people to share their expertise to develop cost-effective solutions for our customers most difficult problems.

We are a privately owned, independent regional construction company with divisional offices in southern England and Wales. Specialist teams also deliver a nationwide service for select customers.


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.


marineM is a Port Information Management System (PIMS) platform on the forefront of the current port digitization wave. marineM transforms manual or paper-based processes through automation using artificial intelligence (AI) and rules-based workflows that manage marine operations efficiently.

From handling marine service orders to planning, scheduling of pilotage and towage operations, to berth planning and real-time tracking of services fulfilments and billing, marineM integrates core marine operations on a single platform that maximises efficiencies

McLaughlin & Harvey

McLaughlin & Harvey deliver civil engineering, building construction, fit-out and facilities management projects across the public and private sectors. We operate throughout the UK and Ireland, with offices in Belfast, Liverpool, London, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

With £467m turnover and over 700 staff, we pride ourselves on delivering quality, cost effective solutions within a safe, considerate, working environment. Our hands-on leadership, traditional values and experience is combined with an innovative approach to give the best results.

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.


NIRAS is a leading international port and maritime engineering consultancy.
With UK offices in Ascot, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Cambridge, Liverpool & Manchester we have a long track record of marine civil engineering design. Our success is based on in-depth technical knowledge, extensive industry experience and a strong focus on client needs.
We offer cost effective and innovative design solution in providing for the needs of our clients in port and maritime developments of all kinds

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.

Port Training Services

Port Training Services (PTS) is an award winning, specialist training provider delivering fully accredited, industry recognised qualifications for companies and individuals serving the port & marine, warehousing & logistics, heavy industry, subsea and offshore energy sectors.

As the training division of the Port of Blyth, a leading UK offshore energy support base, PTS operates from a purpose built, state-of-the-art facility in the north east of England.


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. We provide all engineering and environmental consultancy services across the Port and Marine market including: Buildings, Transport, Planning & Urban Design, Water, Environment & Health, Energy and Management Consulting.

RPS Group

RPS is a leading planning, design, engineering, environmental and energy consultancy delivering strategic and sustainable infrastructure for both public and private sectors.

The RPS specialised maritime team has significant experience in the successful delivery of large port and harbour and maritime projects in the UK and internationally. Designing innovative solutions our maritime engineers work closely with port authorities in master planning, delivering, and maintaining bespoke, cost-effective port and multi-modal transport facilities.

Rubb Buildings Ltd

Rubb Buildings Ltd designs, manufactures and constructs innovative and affordable ports structures, custom made to suit our clients’ requirements and location. Our steel framed, fabric clad port structures can be designed to meet a variety of bulk handling methods.

Rubb’s durable buildings protect goods, materials and equipment from strenuous marine conditions. Insulated cladding helps facilitate climate-controlled environments and dehumidification systems. Relocating and extending Rubb modular buildings is easy and cost-effective in busy, ever-changing port environments.

Schneider Electric

At Schneider, we believe access to energy and digital is a basic human right. We empower all to do more with less, ensuring Life Is On everywhere, for everyone, at every moment.

We provide energy and automation digital solutions for efficiency and sustainability. We combine world-leading energy technologies, real-time automation, software and services into integrated solutions for Homes, Buildings, Data Centres, Infrastructure and Industries.

We are committed to unleash the infinite possibilities of an open, global, innovative community that is passionate with our Meaningful Purpose, Inclusive and Empowered values.

Tony Gee

Tony Gee is a firm of specialist civil, structural and geotechnical consulting engineers. With a reputation for successfully delivering the design of complex, challenging and programme-sensitive infrastructure projects. Our client base includes Private, Public and National Project Sponsors to Contractors and other Consultants.
From leading the design response to national coastal emergencies, such as Dawlish and Dover Seawall Repairs, to the design of large-scale port infrastructure such as DP World London Gateway Port Development and Port of Dover’s Dover Western Dock Revival, we are recognised by our clients and industry for our collaborative approach to project delivery and applying our expertise to develop economic and buildable designs.


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.