THE sites for the eight freeports in England have been revealed as part of the Chancellor’s Budget.
PORT of Tilbury, London’s fastest growing port, has reached the final of the prestigious annual Logistics Awards. The port has been shortlisted in the ‘New Facility’ category for their recently opened terminal, Tilbury2.
WORK has started on a £34m project to improve flood defences at a port on the Thames estuary.
By Local Democracy Reporter A NEW freeport will hugely bolster employment in Thurrock, a leading councillor has proclaimed. DP World and Forth Ports are bidding for a new Thames Freeport, with London Gateway, the Port of Tilbury and Ford’s Dagenham engine plant with the Thames Enterprise Park at its heart. Thames Enterprise Park is a […]
LONDON’S leading provider of river, road and rail freight solutions, Walsh, has signed a 20-year agreement with the Port of Tilbury to help to meet the capital’s demand for construction materials in the most sustainable way.
THE bid for a freeport on the Thames is now even stronger. Thames Enterprise Park – a 669-acre former oil refinery development site shortly to become a manufacturing, logistics and clean energy hub – is joining the bid.
FORTH Ports Group reported a 20% increase in unaccompanied freight volumes between Tilbury and Zeebrugge in December using the newest port in the country, Tilbury2.
THURROCK MP Jackie Doyle-Price rose on the floor to discs the future of th sports in Thurrock.
THE cargo flowing through our ports varies, but the current supply chain planning and the sentiment from our customers is consistent throughout.
THURROCK’s two major ports, who have forged an alliance, hope today will become a landmark date in the commercial success of the borough.
AN innovative community-led local development (CLLD) programme in Tilbury has opened its fourth round of applications to offer funding to organisations supporting residents into work.
TODAY (Thursday 22nd October), HS2 Ltd has released a new video highlighting how the additional capacity HS2 will create on Britain’s existing rail network will benefit UK ports and distribution centres that use rail freight for the movement of goods. Filmed at the Port of Tilbury in Essex, the video shows how additional network capacity for […]
AS part of the creation of the new Tilbury2 port, Thames Barges have begun transporting thousands of tons of waste ash from the construction site in Tilbury,
THE Gateway Learning Community (GLC) is no stranger to innovation and development. When it became apparent that PPE was in short supply at the start of the lockdown, they set about making their own. Not in a small way but on a production line that is making up to 300 protective visors a day. To […]
Wilson James expands its construction logistics operation into the Port of Tilbury Wilson James, the leading provider of specialist construction logistics services, has announced that it has expanded its warehousing and consolidation capacity into the Port of Tilbury, London’s major port. The new facility augments the company’s existing London Construction Consolidation Centre (LCCC) and helps it […]
Forth Ports and DP World announce joint bid for a freeport on the Thames with the appointment of Vivid Economics
TWO of the UK’s largest port businesses – Forth Ports Group and DP World – today announce a partnership which will submit a joint freeport bid incorporating the Port of Tilbury and DP World London Gateway. As part of the commitment to this joint bid, the partnership announces the appointment of Vivid Economics who will […]
A CRUISE ship has been detained by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency over “serious concerns” for crew welfare reports the BBC.
THE UK’s newest driverless ferry freight terminal has opened in Essex.
IN the UK, every Thursday at 8pm there is applause, nationwide, for the country’s NHS and other key workers – last night the port of Tilbury did it in style.
COVID-19 has slowed down world trade and interfered with the EU-UK trade talks, and the ripples continue to be felt through the world economy. But while global leaders are preoccupied, now is a good time to focus on progress that is being made elsewhere, and a development that will be crucial to London’s future.
CHIEF Secretary to the Treasury Rishi Sunak has announced a ten week consultation to rapidly establish ten freeports across the UK, covering sea, air, and rail ports. The ports, once designated as free, will have no domestic taxes levied on any goods within them.
A PORT chaplain from international maritime charity Sailors’ Society reached out to more than 11,000 seafarers in London and Tilbury ports last year.
NUSRAT Ghani MP, Maritime Minister, visited the Port of Tilbury – London’s major port – today for an overview of the Forth Ports Group’s flagship investment – the new 160 acre port terminal, Tilbury2 – alongside the community outreach, employment and re-training programmes.
A 360-tonne bridge has been lifted into place as part of construction of a new port for the South East, Tilbury2.