Nick Ridehalgh

THE owners of Ipswich and Lowestoft ports have appointed Nick Ridehalgh as the new director of their 11 short-sea ports.Mr Ridehalgh, who is currently Associated British Ports' port manager for four north-west ports of Barrow, Silloth, Fleetwood and Garston, now takes on the role of port director of the firm's 11 short-sea ports, which include Ipswich, Lowestoft, King's Lynn, Teignmouth, Plymouth, Garston, Fleetwood, Barrow, Silloth, Ayr and Troon.

THE owners of Ipswich and Lowestoft ports have appointed Nick Ridehalgh as the new director of their 11 short-sea ports.

Mr Ridehalgh, who is currently Associated British Ports' port manager for four north-west ports of Barrow, Silloth, Fleetwood and Garston, now takes on the role of port director of the firm's 11 short-sea ports, which include Ipswich, Lowestoft, King's Lynn, Teignmouth, Plymouth, Garston, Fleetwood, Barrow, Silloth, Ayr and Troon.

He takes over from Matt Jukes, who becomes port director for Hull & Goole.

Mr Ridehalgh, 41, joined ABP as a management trainee in 1991, and served as a port manager at King's Lynn and Lowestoft, assistant port manager at Ipswich and marketing manager at Hull.