Tag Archives: London Gateway

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Kotug adds 1 new tug for Thames, 2 for Bremerhaven

Rotterdam towage operator has added 3 new tugs to its fleet – 1 for the Thames, and 2 for Bremerhaven.

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Aboard Mark Prior, onto the berth at Deptford – then home – part 4

The 4th and final part of this Shipping TV special takes us up to the berth at Brewers Wharf, Deptford Creek, where Mark Prior has to be carefully and skilfully…

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Aboard Mark Prior, Up the Thames – part 3

We’ve rounded Shoeburyness, passed the mighty Southend Pier, and we’re on the home run for central London, aboard Mark Prior, a 295 tonne dwt sand carrier. Join Skipper Peter Barc,…

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Tilbury wins new NFT reefer distribution centre

Forth Port’s London Container Terminal will be gaining a new refrigerated distribution centre for operator NFT by the end of 2015:

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Munkebo Maersk comes alongside at London Gateway . .

Here’s the latest Triple-E to arrive at our shores, Munkebo Maersk, making her 1st call at London Gateway, this morning 26th February, 2015.

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DP World London Gateway gets Triple-E + Maersk Line boosts profits

In an out-of-the-blue move, Maersk Line triple-E vessel Munkebo Maersk is calling at London Gateway on Thursday 26th February, while Maersk Line have declared a big profits jump for 2014.

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London Gateway says 3rd berth to open in 2nd half 2016

DP World’s new UK port, London Gateway, says its 3rd berth will open for trade during the 2nd half of 2016.

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Pentalver to open permanent London Gateway depot:

Container service operator Pentalver has announced plans to develop a permanent container depot at DP World London Gateway.

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A year afloat with Victor; 14 Jan 2015, part 2

Part 2 of Shipping TV’s report from our first day out aboard Sailing Barge Victor, as we follow her through the 120th year of her working life. This time, we…

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Felixstowe extension work + larger ships due soon . .

Main piling is now complete on the new Felixstowe finger quay, while larger ships are starting to put the pressure on UK ports . . .

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London Gateway timelapse . .

Here’s the latest timelapse movie from DP World London Gateway . . .

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CMA-CGM takes over OPDR feeder line; 27 November 2014

The world’s 3rd largest container line, CMA-CGM, have taken over feeder line OPDR . .

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Gateway wins 1st service from Felixstowe . .

HPUK’s port of Felixstowe has lost its first regular service to new competitor London Gateway, which has also claimed 2 new services – one from CSAV, and another from Hamburg…


London Gateway comes up towards 1st anniversary

London Gateway’s Xavier Woodward talks about the new port and how it has progressed during it’s first year in business . . .

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Aboard Edith Maersk – and meeting her Captain

While she was alongside at London Gateway, we took the opportunity to go aboard Edith Maersk, and to meet her master, Captain Regin Hansen.

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Timelapse: Edith Maersk at London Gateway . . .

A quick 1.42 timelapse movie of Edith Mearsk coming alongside and starting loading, from London Gateway’s specially positioned timelapse cameras . . . .

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Edith Maersk – largest ship to sail up the Thames

On Sunday, 19th October 2014, the Edith Maersk, a 15,500 TEU E-Class Maersk Line container ship has become the largest ever vessel to sail up the River Thames, docking at…

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China Shipping’s Xin Beijing at Gateway

China Shipping Line’s Xin Beijing made an ad-hoc call at London Gateway, raising questions about the line’s UK port intentions.

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Felixstowe congestion drives traffic to London Gateway

Congestion at Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port, is causing major lines to divert calls to alternative facilities – with London Gateway winning new ad-hoc business.

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London Gateway starts Common User Facility build; 16th July 2014

DP World’s London Gateway Logistic Park is starting to develop, with a 386,000 sq ft Common User Facility starting construction.

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London Gateway gets new West Africa service

DP World London Gateway has gained a new UK call from the West African service operated by Hapag-Lloyd (WAX) and MOL (ARN), starting 22nd July 2014.