The Port of Tilbury hosts Recruitment Day on 29 June to showcase the opportunities for careers in logistics

Mark McIntyre Port of Tilbury

The Port of Tilbury, London’s fastest growing port is hosting a recruitment day on 29th June 2021 at the London Cruise Terminal, to showcase the fantastic career and skills development opportunities the business has available across the port for adults of all ages. The day will run from 11am until 8pm and will be opened by Forth Ports Group CEO …

Work progresses on £34m Port of Tilbury flood defence gates project

Mark McIntyre Port of Tilbury

Work is progressing on this project of national importance to install new dual function lock gates on the Thames Estuary in Tilbury. The £34m scheme is a project between the Environment Agency and the Port of Tilbury that will better protect thousands of homes and businesses in the local area from flooding. The project will see three pairs of lock …

UK Paper Hub secures SCA as a major new customer

Mark McIntyre Port of Tilbury

SCA, Europe’s largest private forest owner and producer of wood products, packaging paper, pulp and renewable energy, will return on a long-term deal to market leading UK Paper Hub* located at London’s major port, the Port of Tilbury. The 50-acre facility on the Thames will become SCA’s primary UK logistics hub for the import of packaging materials to supply their …

Tarmac and Forth Ports sign long-term agreement to create the UK’s largest construction materials terminal at Tilbury2

Mark McIntyre Port of Tilbury

Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable construction solutions business, has committed to a 25-year partnership with the Port of Tilbury, London’s fastest-growing port, to build the UK’s largest construction materials aggregates terminal. The long-term agreement follows a £250 million pound investment made by Forth Ports at Tilbury2, the UK’s newest port. The facility is a purpose-built aggregate processing and manufacturing facility, …

Habitat created by the Port of Tilbury continues to flourish with rise in rare insects and invertebrates

Mark McIntyre Port of Tilbury

A wildlife area created in 2014 by The Port of Tilbury, as part of the development of London Distribution Park, has seen a rise in key insect and invertebrate species according to a new monitoring study. The habitat site, which in 2019 was recognised as of national importance for insects and other invertebrates, was created seven years ago by spreading …

Port of Tilbury’s Grain Terminal silo rebuild gets underway

Mark McIntyre Port of Tilbury

Major building work is underway at the UK’s largest grain terminal at the Port of Tilbury following a fire* in 2020 which damaged its grain silos. The Tilbury Grain terminal has been in operation for over 50 years and is a key strategic facility in the South East of the UK for the grain import and export markets handling over …