Thurrock Business Board “cautiously optimistic” over new Thames Crossing announcement

Thurrock Business Board “cautiously optimistic” over new Thames Crossing announcement

THURROCK Business Board Chair, Marc Myers, is cautiously optimistic that today’s Lower Thames Crossing announcement will be the real beginning in the long journey of unlocking Thurrock for future growth and ambition. Speaking on the day that Government minister, Chris Grayling, announced the agreed crossing route (Option C – route three), he said: “Although I’m […]

DP World at London Gateway connects with US and Asia routes

DP World at London Gateway connects with US and Asia routes

UK receives vote of confidence as an alliance of shipping lines announces ten trade routes connecting DP World’s UK ports to the US and Asia. Five of the world’s largest shipping lines, known as the ‘THE Alliance’, have announced plans to call at DP World’s container terminals at London Gateway and Southampton. Global container shipping […]

Olympians guests at dinner for Thurrock businesses

Olympians guests at dinner for Thurrock businesses

ON Wednesday 8 March 2017, Essex Chambers of Commerce hosted a Trading Places Networking Dinner at The Holiday Inn, Basildon. Over 70 people attended the event which was a twist on the usual networking events most people go to, as you changed tables for each course of the dinner, ensuring you met as many people […]

Port of Tilbury owners win prestigious awards

Port of Tilbury owners win prestigious awards

FORTH Ports’ David Thomson has been presented with the prestigious Worshipful Company of Carmen’s Environmental Award. The award was presented to David at the annual awards dinner this week which recognises significant achievements, contributions and innovation of individuals, companies and the armed forces.