Tag Archives: London Gateway

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 . .

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 . . .

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.

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 . . . .

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…

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.

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.

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.

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.

Inside London Gateway, pt 2 – on the quay

In the 2nd part of our visit to the UK’s newest port, London Gateway, we’re on the quay . . home of giant machines . . and try a little…

Part 1: Inside London Gateway – 6 months on!

Getting an inside view of a modern container port seems pretty impossible – until Shipping TV and DP World London Gateway got together to show you how it all works….

2nd berth opens Gateway for more traffic

DP World London Gateway has just opened its 2nd berth, enabling it to handle much more traffic . .

London Gateway quayside timelapse – 2 ships alongside

A new quayside video from DP World London Gateway, with their second berth in use, filmed in May 2014.

Multimodal 2014 freight show a record-breaker . .

A look at Multimodal 2014, and a chat with show director Robert Jervis about the event and its success.

Interview: London Gateway making progress fast

Time to catch up with progress from London Gateway – Commercial Director Peter Ward at the Multimodal exhibition, at the NEC.Birmingham.

New superports find new business hard to win

Opened in 2012, German superport Jade Weser Port handled less than 100,000 boxes against its 1st year target of 700,000, while London Gateway is only winning changes of call port…

Port of Felixstowe extension work starts

The Port of Felixstowe has started work on a quay extension to enable two Ultra Large Container Ships to come alongside at berth 8 & 9 at the same time:

New Hamburg Sud ships calling Tilbury before move

Hamburg Sud’s new Cap San class of 9,600 TEU container vessels are calling at Tilbury prior to moving port to London Gateway.

Dockers say Gateway reducing wages, damaging jobs

A port workers website run by dockers from the Port of Felixstowe says that DP World’s new terminal at London Gateway, Corringham, is damaging dockers jobs and reducing wages.

DP World Southampton’s new container berth:

Hyundai Tenacity berthed alongside at Southampton new SCT5 berth yesterday, 11th March, 2014 – the second brand-new UK deepsea berth DP World have opened in the past 6 months.