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.

Chief executive of Paramount resort steps down

Chief executive of Paramount resort steps down

THURROCK residents take a keen interest in the possible development of a massive Paramount resort just across the water. So, we thought we would give you an update courtesy of Kent Online. The chief executive of the developer of a Paramount resort in Kent has stepped down days after questions were raised about one of […]

Tilbury and Orsett McDonalds flushed with success at Loo of the Year awards

Tilbury and Orsett McDonalds flushed with success at Loo of the Year awards

THE McDonald’s restaurants on in Orsett and Tilbury have been awarded ‘Platinum’ at the annual independent Loo of the Year awards – dubbed the ‘Toilet Oscars’ – which recognises and rewards the best washrooms across the UK. Franchisee Gerry Byrne and crew scooped up the ‘Platinum Awards’ for the quality of the toilet facilities at […]