Plans for a new freight-focused ferry terminal at Immingham have been downsized following consultation and further technical work.
One of the four proposed new roll-on roll-off berths has been dropped, reducing the size of the scheme, part of a £100 million commitment revealed in January.
Associated British Ports has agreed a 50-year partnership with Stena Line on the major expansion project focused on the eastern flank of the UK’s largest port. Proposals were scaled down after analysis of responses, representations and a commissioned navigation simulation.
It will see the berth nearest the shore not developed, reducing the size of the required dredged berth pocket, reducing the environmental impact.
Due to the 25 per cent cut in anticipated vehicle throughput, a trailer park area at the far east of the port estate is also being removed.