Tilbury set to recruit new talent

The Port of Tilbury is hosting a recruitment day on 29 June 2021 at the London Cruise Terminal, to showcase the career and skills development opportunities the business has available across the port for adults of all ages. The day will run from 11am until 8pm and will be opened by Forth Ports Group chief executive Charles Hammond. The port has many opportunities to build a lifelong career or to develop ... [+]

Tilbury locks make progress

Work is progressing on a project to install new dual function lock gates on the Thames Estuary in Tilbury. The £34m scheme is a project between the Environment Agency and Forth Ports-owned Tilbury to protect homes and businesses in the local area from flooding. The project will see three pairs ... [+]

Building business without the trucks

Forth Ports Tilbury has signed a deal with Tarmac to build the UK’s largest construction aggregates terminal as part of the £250 million Tilbury2 scheme. The multimodal terminal will use the latest technology to discharge the world’s largest deep-sea vessels and deliver materials by rail into Central London without the ... [+]

Polla Rose offers a green alternative

The Port of Tilbury has launched a twice-daily coastal barge operation to deliver oil seed rape from its grain terminal to ADM Erith’s processing facility. The Polla Rose moves 500 tonnes of oil rape seed per trip, managed by HCH Marine, taking around seven hours and removing 36 truck journeys ... [+]

Wilson James builds for the future in Tilbury

Construction logistics specialist Wilson James has expanded its warehousing and consolidation capacity at the port of Tilbury. The new facility augments the company’s existing London Construction Consolidation Centre and helps it to deliver material and equipment to sites in ever-shorter timeframes. Wilson James created the LCCC in East London in 2005, ... [+]

Planners pay tribute to Tilbury team

Forth Ports scooped the inaugural National Infrastructure Planning Association Award for “Best Project” at the organisation’s celebration in London on 21 November for its Tilbury 2 scheme. The judges praised the team behind the Development Consent Order Process planning. Tilbury2 is under construction on 150 acres on the north bank of the Thames. When operational in Spring 2020, ... [+]

Tilbury 2 on time

Work on the Tilbury2 terminal is progressing well and is all on schedule to open from the end of the first quarter of next year, Forth Ports project leader Peter Ward told FBJ on 19 June. With development consent received in February, construction started in April with marine works on target ... [+]

Video shows Tilbury2 progress

The Port of Tilbury has issued a CGI video showing the facilities at its new £200 million Tilbury2, building of which is underway. Tilbury2 received development consent from the Secretary of State for Transport in February to build Tilbury2 – a new multimillion-pound port terminal adjacent to the current 930 ... [+]

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