Tag Archives: London Gateway

Felixstowe wins approval for quay extension

The port of Felixstowe has just won MMO approval for its planned quay extension, intended to allow berths 8 & 9 to accommodate 2 of the largest ships at the…

Felixstowe wins warehouse in ongoing ports battle . .

As the battle between the UK’s container ports continues, Felixstowe has gained a new 47,000 sq metre distribution centre, to be built by British logistics giant Uniserve.

Port Wars: London Gateway takes 3 services from Tilbury

DP World’s new port of London Gateway on the Thames has won 3 Hamburg Sud services from nearby rival Tilbury . . . in the UK’s ongoing “Port Wars” ….

London Gateway twin spreader will increase productivity:

DP World’s new London Gateway port is increasing productivity with new twin lift spreaders, and gained extra ship calls during December 2013’s bad weather.

New straddle carriers at DP World Southampton

As DP World Southampton prepares to open a new berth, they receive a new £3.6m batch of 6 3-high twin lift straddle carriers . . .

Rough weather wins Felixstowe traffic for Gateway

Delays and congestion at the Port of Felixstowe has gained important ad-hoc calls for DP World’s new London Gateway port.

Cetus J starts feeder services at London Gateway

The 630 TEU Cetus J, operated by BG Freight Line, made a call at London Gateway new port on 27th December, 2013.

Gateway gets first Far East ship alongside

DP World’s new UK port, london Gateway, took its first vessel direct from the Far East alongside at about midnight, on Sunday 22nd December, 2013. The 5,618 TEU Nedlloyd Drake’s…

Alongside at Felixstowe, Sunday 10th November, 2013

Maersk Kithira, Maersk Salina, Hanjin Baltimore, Maersk Bentonville and MSC Bettina alongside at the Port of Felixstowe, Sunday 10th November, 2013.

DP World London Gateway opens with MOL Caledon alongside

After years of planning, and years of hard work, DP World’s new London Gateway container port berth No 1 officially opened for traffic this morning.

HPUK’s Thamesport likely to hit the buffers soon . .

With the loss of London Thamesports only remaining deepsea service, there are big questionmarks over the port’s future in difficult times . .

Dutch tug operator Kotug sets up on the Thames

With a period of growth expected on the Thames as London Gateway approaches opening, and Thames Oil Port gets closer to operation, Dutch tug operator Kotug has started work on…

P3 Alliance member announces first plans

P3 Alliance member MSC has announced the first service plans from the new alliance, which includes Maersk, MSC and CMA-CGM, the world’s 3 largest shipping lines:

Steve Pryce of DB Schenker says it’ll be an interesting year . .

Steve Pryce, Head of Business Analysis Logistics with DB Schenker, says the shipping and port industry is in for an exciting time . .

DB Schenker name new loco for new port:

Railfreight specialist DB Schenker named a new Type 66 locomotive for the new Port of London Gateway on the 1st of October in a small ceremony at the port.

More cranes for London Gateway

London Gateway, the brand new container port on the Thames Estuary, greeted its third batch of 3 ship-to-shore container cranes from Chinese manufacturer ZPMC. Shipping TV was there to see…

Zim Rotterdam diverted from Felixstowe to London gateway

Diverted from Felixstowe after a fire in her cargo containers, 10,070 TEU Zim Rotterdam will be the largest container vessel to enter the Thames as she berths at the new…

London Gateway latest time-lapse movie

Here’s the latest stop-motion video from DP World’s new port at London Gateway, as their opening date creeps closer.

London Gateway moves up training . .

The UK’s newest port, DP World’s London Gateway, has just taken a larger vessel alongside for more training and testing, HS Beethoven, built 2002. There’s also some improved imagery of…

London Gateway gets first of 3 rail mounted gantry cranes

DP World’s newest port, London Gateway on the Thames, has just received its first from a batch of 3 rail mounted gantry cranes due for delivery this year . ….