UK’s largest unaccompanied port set to transform ferry freight market Tilbury2’s brand new unaccompanied* freight ferry terminal opened for business this week at a vital time for the UK’s freight industry. The 500,000-unit freight-only facility will inject state-of-the-art capacity into the country’s ports sector by utilising a truck driver-free operation* at a time when infection control is uppermost in everyone’s …
Port of Tilbury quay workers pay tribute to key workers and the NHS
Last night (2 April) for the 8pm Clap for Carers event, the hard working team from the London Container Terminal at The Port of Tilbury, undertook a container shuffle of 137 containers to create a tribute to the NHS workers and all the other key workers keeping vital services going for us all. The container shuffle was carried out yesterday …
Port of Tilbury celebrates prestigious planning excellence award win
The Port of Tilbury scooped the inaugural National Infrastructure Planning Association Award for “Best Project” at the organisation’s awards celebration in London on 21 November for Tilbury 2. The judges praised the team behind the DCO planning process of the new port Tilbury2 which is currently under construction and due to open in 2020. The inaugural single award by NIPA recognises best practice in participating in the Development …
Wildlife study finds habitat created by the Port of Tilbury is now a site of national importance for invertebrates
A wildlife area created six years ago to offset losses of habitat from the development of the London Distribution Park (LDP) at Tilbury, has proved so successful it has been ranked by one of Britain’s foremost entomological consultants as of national importance for insects and other invertebrates.
Pontoon launch marks milestone in Tilbury2 development
A floating pontoon used to discharge freight ferry vessels at the new Tilbury2 development at Port of Tilbury has been launched, marking a major milestone in the creation of a new multi-million pound port for London.
Port of Tilbury celebrates 50th anniversary of grain terminal
Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, this month marks the 50th anniversary of its grain terminal, the UK’s largest terminal for the import and export of grain.
CGI imagery of new London port released
Port of Tilbury has issued a CGI video which shows for the first time the facilities for Tilbury2, their new £200 million port for London which will be ready in 2020.
Port of Tilbury teams up with Nippon Gases Europe to create CO2 import hub
The Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, announces today a long-term agreement with leading industrial gas company Nippon Gases Europe to import CO2 to the Thames port.
Forth Ports reaches awards final for community work
Forth Ports Limited, one of the UK’s largest port groups, has for the first time reached the final of the Logistics Awards 2018 in the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) category.
Port of Tilbury welcomes VESPER
Eureka Shipping has based its multipurpose floating bulk terminal VESPER at Tilbury under a four year agreement with London Container Terminal and Cemineral.
Tilbury’s Training Simulator
Tilbury’s Logistics Training Academy has welcomed the arrival of a new training simulator as part of the ‘Attention to Logistics’ training programme.
New London Port A Step Closer
The Port of Tilbury submitted an application for a development consent order to the Planning Inspectorate to build a terminal next to the current port