Tag Archives: London Gateway


COSCO, China Shipping merge to form giant; 18 Feb 2016

State-owned shipping companies COSCO and China Shipping merge to form a massive, 830 vessel global shipping company:

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UASC Ultra Large fleet continues Gateway calls; 17 Feb 2016

Al Dahna last weekend, Barzan two weeks after – London Gateway receives UASC major vessels as Ocean 3 alliance in trouble:

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Up close and personal with Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller on the Thames, 30 Jan 2016

Its hard to comprehend just how huge and imposing modern Ultra Large Container Ships are – until you get right up close! Here we are alongside Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller as…

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Gateway wins Maersk Samba service from Tilbury, 26 Jan 2016

DP World London Gateway has won Maersk Lines South American Samba service from Tilbury, starting 21st March 2016:

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UK Maiden Call: UASC Al Zubara at London Gateway, 25 Jan 2015

UASC ultra large container ship alongside for her maiden call at London Gateway on the Thames, 25th January, 2016.

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UASC supership Al Zubara heading to London Gateway for maiden call? 23 Jan 2015

Originally scheduled to call at the Port of Felixstowe, United Arab Shipping Company’s brand new vessel Al Zubara is now listed to make her UK maiden call at London Gateway…

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View from the bridge – Al Muraykh at Gateway, 1st January, 2016

Join us on the bridge of UASC’s Ultra-Large Container Ship Al Muraykh at London Gateway, and meet the Captain and Chief Officer as the ship is unloaded.

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World Record container load aboard Al Muraykh arrives London Gateway, 1st Jan 2015

On New Years Day, 2016, we’re on the quay at DP World London Gateway to see the UASC Al Muraykh alongside, carrying a world record cargo of 18,601 TEU (Twenty-foot…

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Gateway to get World record container load on New Year’s Day

UASC Ultra Large Container Ship Al Muraykh will be carry her world-record load of 18.601 TEU into DP World London Gateway on 1st January, not Felixstowe as originally planned:

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MBNA Clippers launch new commuter boats on the Thames:

Two new high speed catamarans that have travelled over 15,000 miles from where they were built in Tasmania, Australia, have today arrived in their new home the River Thames in…


PS Waverley arrives, loads and sails, 27th September 2015

1947 built paddle steamer Waverley arrives at Harwich at approx 10am, and sails for Tower Bridge at 11am on Sunday, 27th September 2015.

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UASC Barzan coming alongside at London Gateway,

Operations on UASC Barzan, one of the world’s largest container ships, at DP World London Gateway: Timelapse: UASC Barzan at DP World London Gateway from DP World London Gateway on…


10,000 TEU container ship Cezanne alongside at London gateway, 20 July 2015

Oceanbulk Maritime SA’s 2015 10,000 TEU containership Cezanne alongside at London Gateway, prior to sailing for Antwerp to take up a place on Maersk Line’s ME1 rotation, which links North…

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London Gateway opens 1st major logistics park building, 20 July 2015

DP World London Gateway, the UK’s new port on the Thames, opened it first major building on it own logistics park – a multi-user distribution centre covering 180,000 square feet.

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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.