2019 BPA Conference Sponsors

Please find below a list of sponsors for BPA Conference 2019.

Gold Sponsor - GRAHAM

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.

Gold Sponsor - McLaughlin and 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.

Gold Sponsor - 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.

Silver Sponsor - 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.

Silver Sponsor - NIRAS

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

Silver Sponsor - Ramboll

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.

Silver Sponsor - 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.

Silver Sponsor - Travelers

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.

Bronze Sponsor - Boskalis

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

Bronze Sponsor - CalMac Harbours

CalMac Harbours, a division of CalMac Ferries Ltd, was formed in 2012 and currently manages 27 Ports & Harbours in the UK; 26 of which are located on the West Coast of Scotland alongside Perth Harbour on the River Tay. Perth Harbour includes the management of the largest inland fresh water river in Scotland. Our parent company, David MacBrayne Ltd, also manages a joint venture, Solent Gateway Ltd, operating the Port of Marchwood within Southampton Waters.

Alongside managing the day today port operations safely, CalMac Harbours also offers competitive and ever expanding commercial opportunities for a variety of shipping activities, including commodities such as timber import and export, aggregates and fishmeal. CalMac Harbours are also an active supporter of cruise growth on the West Coast of Scotland, operating 12 ISPS facilities which help promote island adventures.

Bronze Sponsor - Idom

At IDOM we provide a winning combination of comprehensive knowledge and capability, and site-specific flexibility, in a wide range of services across the entire breadth of environmental and engineering consultancy. Our technical insight and expertise span many sectors including: ports and harbours, construction, rail, aviation, nuclear, energy installations and highways.

Our vision is to plan and deliver consultancy services and operational solutions to the highest international and professional standards.

Bronze Sponsor - OceanWise

OceanWise is an independent UK company specialising in all aspects of marine data. Our products and services include:

• Environmental monitoring systems which capture, transmit and publish environmental data in real-time, safely and securely. We provide site surveys, system design and integration, system installation, data sharing and publishing, training and ongoing support and maintenance.
• Intelligent Marine and Coastal Mapping (compatible with GIS).
GIS Services and ENC Web Map Services.
• Specialist software tools which support port operations and improve efficiencies including; Bathymetric and Port ENC production, Hydrographic Survey Management, Dredging and Licensing Management and Environmental Sample Management.
• Training and Consultancy specifically for the coastal, marine and maritime sectors including; GIS, Data Management, Data Governance, Policy and Data Strategies, Professional Consultancy Services, Mentoring and Coaching.

Bronze Sponsor - Royal HaskoningDHV

As an independent international engineering and project management consultancy, Royal HaskoningDHV has been working with clients to successfully deliver projects which contribute to improving living circumstances around the world for 137 years. Our organisation of entrepreneurs and smart experts connects the best and brightest people in the world. Together we put our collective intelligence into practice with clients and partners. We are one of the leading consultancies globally in maritime port and infrastructure development.

Event Sponsor - TT Club

TT Club are sponsors of the Welcome Drinks Reception at Belfast Harbour offices on Tuesday 15 October 2019.

TT Club is a mutual insurer in operation for over 50 years specialising in port authorities, terminal operators, stevedores, freight forwarders, logistics operators and container owners and operators.

TT Club continues to focus on its added value proposition which aims to not only offer the best insurance service available but additionally place them as an integral part of the industries they serve. TT Club looks to achieve this by supporting its members with loss prevention materials & insights, bespoke training and seminars. A big part of this work is engaging with industry bodies such as BPA, HSE, PSS, ICHCA and the IMO.

From cargo damage to pollution, from bodily injury to machine breakdowns, TT Club offers a wide range of specialist cover Club including employer’s liability in the UK, as well as property, handling equipment, carry equipment, associated business interruption.

Event Sponsor - Travelers

Travelers are sponsors of the Social Evening at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum on Wednesday 16 October 2019.

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.

Event Sponsor - GRAHAM

GRAHAM are sponsors of the Gala Dinner at Belfast City Hall on Thursday 17 October 2019.

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.

Transport Sponsor - L3 Harris

L3 Harris are a world leading designer and manufacturer of autonomous surface vehicles, ASVs. These vessels are in use around the world for both military and commercial customers, in applications from Hydrography to mine hunting. L3Harris have produced over 100 vessels upto 13m in length and are actively developing new applications and advanced autonomy to increase the capability. L3Harris vessels are ideally suited to increasing the efficiency of port survey and security operations.

Conference Hospitality Sponsor - 3DEO

Data visualisation and analytic solutions for smarter port operations.
A powerful, multi layered, decision-making platform
Diverse, geo located, data combined and visualised for situational awareness and operational efficiency
Single platform and standardised view for multiple applications and data layers
Simple intuitive interaction with and interrogation of data about your assets and operations
Incrementally integrate and communicate with, not replace, existing systems
Conservancy, operations, asset management, asset tracking and more