A new truck park spanning 5-acres is being opened by Hireco later this month. THE site is being built to provide hauliers with much needed space to park up and take a break. Nearby facilities are said to be too expensive and poorly equipped. With local lay-bys being closed off, this lorry park couldn’t come […]
AN award-winning stevedoring company, Solent Stevedores five-acre off-dock yard will offer a broad range of next-generation empty container handling and storage services from the UK’s most integrated deep-sea port and logistics hub.
WE all see DP World London Gateway on the horizon as we travel through South Essex, but do you actually know what this magnificent and vast port comprises of? Essex Chambers are delighted to offer you the chance to come and have breakfast and tour the port by coach so you can get a better […]
DP World London Gateway presented two cheques, each worth more than £19,000, to two charities following another successful charity quiz.
NUSRAT Ghani MP, the Parliamentary Under Secretary for Transport, visited DP World London Gateway on Thursday, as it celebrated International Women’s Day.
A GROUND-breaking ceremony at the site of the new 108,555sq ft bespoke distribution development marked the start of works.
THIS morning (Friday 19 January 2018), Essex Chambers of Commerce hosted a Skills Summit at DP World London Gateway with Essex Businesses to discuss skills and employment issues.
THE Mayor of Thurrock, Cllr Tunde Ojetola and High Sheriff of Essex, Simon Hall MBE, paid a visit to DP World London Gateway Port and Logistics Park last week (Wednesday, January 10).
MSC’s West Africa Service has started calling at DP World London Gateway. MSC Sabrina was the first vessel to call at the UK’s most integrated logistics facility on the reconfigured service, on Tuesday, June, 27th. The West Africa Service provides a fast link for shippers between the UK & Northern Europe and Senegal, Ivory Coast […]
A new off-dock empty container storage yard is to be opened at DP World London Gateway Port.
THE first rail freight service from the UK to China has arrived, after completing its 7,500-mile journey.
THE first rail freight service from the UK to China will depart on a 7,500-mile journey from Stanford-le-Hope today (Monday).
Essex Chambers and DP World host visit by Minister of State for Trade and Investment to London Gateway Container Terminal
Rt Hon Greg Hands MP, Minister of State for Trade and Investment, visited DP World London Gateway Port and Logistics park at Stanford Le Hope to find out more about the work of the container terminal and to meet with Chamber members from across Essex.
ONE of the UK’s fastest growing supermarkets is setting up a distribution facility at DP World London Gateway.
THE Trading Standards team at Thurrock Council have stopped over 28,500 unsafe and non-compliant products entering the UK through working in partnership with DP World London Gateway and The Port of Tilbury.
THE multipurpose specialist cargo handling centre will enable occupiers to share warehousing and transportation, materials handling equipment and labour. Designed to operate 24/7, it will include cross-docking, storage, distribution and multi-user ‘pay-as-you-go’ value added logistics services.
DP WORLD London Gateway is connecting the UK with West Africa as a new service operated by Hapag-Lloyd (WAX) and MOL (ARN) starts with the Frisia Luebeck, due to call at the port on the 22nd of July. The West Africa service supports the import of goods like canned fish, timber, bananas, vegetables and other foodstuffs and the export of chemicals, white goods, malt, fish and meat from the UK.
The UK’s Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport and Wimbledon MP, Rt. Hon. Stephen Hammond MP has paid a visit to DP World London Gateway to congratulate the team on their success. During Mr Hammond’s last visit in January 2013, the port had only just started to install the first of its yard cranes. Since […]
MARKS and Spencer has backed out of plans for a 900,000 sq ft port-centric warehouse at DP World’s London Gateway. The decision to ditch the plan will be a bitter blow to the 9.25m sq ft London Gateway logistics site next to the new deep water port reports SHD Logistics.
SIMON Moore, Chief Executive at London Gateway, said: “I’m delighted to be able welcome a leading developer of industrial real estate to DP World London Gateway. I’m confident that this partnership will deliver a great development and I’m looking forward to seeing the building work start very soon.”
ONE of England’s finest footballers who played, captained and managed his country will be joining DP World London Gateway this year as their guest at the seventh Multimodal freight and logistics exhibition in Birmingham from 29 April – 1 May. Kevin Keegan will be the special guest at DP World London Gateway’s VIP dinner at […]
THE Lord Mayor of the City of London, Fiona Woolf, welcomed the foreign direct investment by Dubai’s DP World into London Gateway, while visiting the recently opened deep-sea container port and Europe’s largest logistics park. During her visit, the Lord Mayor, climbed one of the world’s largest quay cranes to have an elevated view of the massive three square mile site, where work is underway for a Common User Facility and other proposed distribution centres.
DP WORLD London Gateway has become the first port in the UK to lift four containers at one time on its quay cranes, which doubles the amount of containers it can lift in one go. The spreader is capable of handling four twenty foot containers or two forty foot containers at a time, this doubles the quay crane’s capacity for moving containers, which will increase efficiency and productivity for UK shippers.
TWO developments linked to ports in the Thames Estuary in the past weeks as regular sailings from Tilbury’s London Container Terminal (LCT) for Oldenburg-Portugiesische Dampfschiffs-Rhederei (OPDR) increased, whilst the new deep water container port at London Gateway saw its first feeder service shipping for Teesport with transhipment cargo heading north to what port managers, PD Ports claim is Europe’s best connected feeder port reports handyshippingguide.com