UK Dredging

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A wholly-owned operating division of ABP, UK Dredging (UKD) specialises in the provision of reliable and cost effective port maintenance dredging services to both ABP and its third-party clients throughout the UK and North West Europe.

UKD operates the largest British-owned dredging fleet. The fleet comprises a modern, versatile and well equipped combination of vessels that includes trailing suction and grab dredgers supported by bed leveller/plough vessels and hydrographic survey capability. Managed from its offices in Cardiff and operated by highly skilled and experienced crews, the UKD fleet routinely carries out over half the annual maintenance dredging requirement of the UK. UKD also has experience in the fields of capital dredging projects, beach replenishment, remedial pipeline works and large-scale construction contracts.

UKD operates in compliance with the IMO International Safety Management (ISM) Code and services are provided in accordance with accredited ISO Health and Safety, Environmental, Quality and Energy Management systems.