Tag Archives: Tilbury

On the Thames: Ferry Tundraland approaching Tilbury, 5 July 2019

Ferry Tundraland approaches the Port of Tilbury on the River Thames, Friday 5 July 2019, passing in front of the works for the new Tilbury 2 ro-ro terminal with is…

New video: Port of Tilbury’s Tilbury 2 development

A short CGI movie showing the Port of Tilbury’s major Tilbury 2 development, with 2 ro-ro berths and a bulk berth, plus largescale shoreside facilities:

Feeder Pengalia arrives at Tilbury, 10 May 2019

The 690 TEU feeder Pengalia passes Gravesend on her way to Tilbury Dock on the Thames, approaching low water on Friday, 10 May 2019.

Just for fun: A trip on the Tilbury ferry; 10 May 2019

While filming on the Thames at Tilbury, we took the opportunity for a quick trip on the ferry – this runs to Gravesend, just over the river.

River Thames: Ro-ro Celestine sails for Vlissingen, 10 May 2019

Ro-ro ferry Celestine sails from Purfleet on the Thames towards Vlissingen, passing the waterfront of Gravesend, Kent.

Cruise ship MARCO POLO arriving at Tilbury 23/10/18

At around 07:30 on Tuesday 23rd October the 176m cruise ship Marco Polo arrives at London Cruise Terminal at Tilbury, and with the assistance of tugs Svitzer London and Svitzer…

Container ship POLAR ARGENTINA on the River Thames 23/10/18

Hamburg sud’s 3,800 TEU container ship Polar Argentina sails along the River Thames,past of whats left of the old Tilbury power station heading for Northfleet Container Terminal on 23 October…

Forth Ports taken over by Canadian Pension Fund manager; 4 October, 2018

Canadian Pension Fund manager PSP, a long-time sharehold in UK ports group Forth Ports, has purchased control of the business.

New London port Tilbury 2 comes closer; 18 Dec 2017

New Shipping TV news video: New ro-ro and bulker port Tilbury 2 moves a step closer – intended to open in the 2nd quarter of 2020:

Clipper STAD AMSTERDAM outbound from London 31/8/16

The 2000-built STAD AMSTERDAM seen here passing Gravesend on the River Thames after her visit to London as she heads for sea and a 4 day trip to Hamburg, Germany.

Cruise ship MS ASTOR arrives at Tilbury at dawn, 31/8/16

With dawn lightening the sky, cruise ship MS ASTOR arrives at London Cruise Terminal, Tilbury, on the River Thames – 5:30am, 31st August, 2016 Filmed by Paul Hiett.

vehicle carrier DONG-A METIS on the river thames 23/8/16

199m x 32m vehicle carrier DONG-A METIS swinging off Tilbury ro-ro berth with 2 tugs and heading out on the Thames in the sunshine for her next port of Bremerhaven….

London International Cruise Terminal, 3: turnaround day!

3rd part of our coverage from London International Cruise Terminal at the Port of Tilbury, as the 1,250 guests disembark from Magellan, and a new complement of 1,250 guests arrive…

Cruise ship Astoria alongside at London International (pt 1)

Part 1 of Shipping TV’s short series from London International Cruise Terminal, showing cruise ship Astoria up close, as she lays alongside on a one-day visit. More about the Terminal,…

London Container Terminal gets 8 new Straddle Carriers:

BBC Nordland arrived at Tilbury yesterday (11 May 2016) to deliver 8 new straddle carriers, bringing LCT’s total to 40.

Grande Amburgo outbound on the Thames, 30 March 2016

Grimaldi lines vessel Grande Amburgo, built 2003, passing Tilbury outbound for Antwerp on the sunny morning of 30th March, 2016. Passing Tilbury Landing Stage, filmed by Paul Hiett.

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:

Historic steamship VIC96 down the Thames – part 3, to the Medway

The 3rd part of Shipping TV’s unique video footage filmed aboard 70 year-old steamship VIC96, sailing down the Thames and up the River Medway. This time we steam from the…

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.

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…