THE Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, has this week been awarded an internationally recognised quality mark – the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) – issued by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
JOB Centre Plus has been working with local businesses and organisations to create programmes that support local people getting into local jobs. The course called Access 2 Logistics was a collaboration between Agency East – a community interest company
THE Port of Tilbury, London’s major port and the closest significant transport operation to the proposed new motorway and tunnel, welcomes the Government’s decision today (12th April) on the Lower Thames Crossing.
PROJECTIONS that the Port of London freight volumes will grow by more than 30m tonnes have led to calls for improved road and rail infrastructure.
THE Port of Tilbury is proposing to expand the existing operations at the port by incorporating a new site – known as TILBURY2 – on part of the former Tilbury Power Station, some 1km east of the existing port. The proposal also includes rail and road links to improve access to the site. The project […]
LONDON Container Terminal (LCT) in Tilbury has secured a four year agreement with SCS Multiport to handle the newly upgraded ATS (Amsterdam Tilbury Service).
LONDON Container Terminal (LCT) in Tilbury, has secured a new fast transit reefer service covering Pacific, New Zealand, Peru & US East Coast.
THE Port of Tilbury were so inspired by the dedication of the people that run Chadwell St Mary Boxing Club and the impact it is having on the local community, that making their decision
THE Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, has completed its preliminary community consultation events this month which sought views on its proposals to build a new port terminal adjacent to the current port.
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.
THE Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, welcomed the Minister of State for Housing, Gavin Barwell MP, to the port today (16 February) to see the impacts of the significant investment programme, including two major extensions to the port estate to accommodate projected business growth.
A port chaplain at Tilbury and London Gateway docks has won an award for services to seafarers.
EMR, the metal recycling company with a yard at The Port of Tilbury, is pleased to be funding an innovative project in three primary schools within the Gateway Learning Community Trust [GLC], allowing children to develop a wide range of skills through the interaction with LEGO. The BuildToExpress method uses specialized LEGO sets and is […]
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.
LEADER of the Council, Cllr Rob Gledhill spoke this week after hearing the news that Port of Tilbury Chief, Perry Glading would be moving on 31 March next year.
BRITISH author and maritime industry commentator Rose George has lauded the role of seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) and praised seafarers for the work they do ahead of the annual Sea Sunday celebrations on July 13. George who wrote the book “Deepsea and Foreign Going: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry that Brings You 90% of Everything” says Sea Sunday is a great opportunity to publicly appreciate the work of seafarers and the vital work they do.
PORT of Tilbury’s London Container Terminal (LCT) welcomes the CMA CGM Group’s FEMEX service this month. Starting the weekly call on the 9th July with the arrival of the Santa Bettina, the service will call at the London port as part of the North Europe, Mediterranean trade route.
SEAFARERS’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) has launched a maritime emergency fund which aims to provide fast and modest cash grants to seafarers in difficulties. The dedicated fund is designed to respond to emergency financial or welfare requests from seafarers or their families in less than 24 hours, taking the immediate pressure off a stressful situation.
THE weekend opened with a rousing performance from Tilbury Brass Band on Saturday morning, followed by performances from the Jacqui Couves School of Dance and a local gospel choir. On Sunday morning, the Tilbury Majorettes performed whilst welcoming visitors to the Cruise Terminal and Thurrock Golden Voices sang a medley of war-themed songs. Visitors got involved with flag-waving and singing along, making it a real highlight of the weekend.
THE Port of Tilbury, supported by the PLA, is hosting an Open Weekend at the London Cruise Terminal on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th June 2014. This is an opportunity for the general public to view the PLA Memorial tablets in the centenary year of the Great War and other memorabilia on display, together with an exhibition of archive maps of the area loaned to us by Essex Record Office.
A HEALTH and safety working group was set up at the Port of Tilbury in 2011 with the aim to invigorate the ports’ ‘Safety First’ campaign. Both Kevin and Ian embraced the project with real passion and commitment and worked to engage those on the frontline of the operational environment, by giving the workforce greater ownership over health and safety initiatives.
LDP is the largest industrial development site closest to the M25 and the completion of the infrastructure works, which includes a new entrance road, drainage system, reservation of utilities and landscaping, now allows the building phase of the high quality distribution facilities to get underway.
WOJCIECH Holub, Apostleship of the Sea’s port chaplain for Tilbury and Thames is aware that for seafarers any festive period is much like any other working day – the only difference being that their separation from family and friends and from their faith can be even more difficult to bear than usual.
THE LCT team completed the work in 22 hours, which was two hours ahead of the planned scheduled departure, at a gross productivity rate of 26 moves per hour. We look forward to further calls in the coming months.”