Armitt handles first train at Thamesport

Hutchison-owned London Thamesport has received its first trainload of steel on behalf of the Armitt Group, which is developing a logistics terminal at the former deepsea container port - now being repurposed as a breakbulk and short sea facility. Operated by DB Cargo, and carrying 1,000 tonnes of steel coil l from the Tata plant in South Wales it was the first train to use the Group’s 120,000sq ft specialist handling ... [+]

New steel handling site for Thamesport

London Thamesport has signed an agreement with Runcorn-headquartered shipping agent and logistics company the Armitt Group for a purpose-built, 120,000sq ft steel handling facility at the Kent port. With construction of the first 60,000sq ft phase well underway, it will offer multimodal connections for breakbulk cargo in the South East of ... [+]

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