Work starts on fourth berth for London Gateway

DP World has started work a new fourth berth at London Gateway. The £350m project is due for completion in 2024 it will increase capacity by a third, giving it more room to handle the world’s largest vessels than any other port in the country, says the Dubai-based company. DP World UK chief executive, Ernst Schulze, said: “The construction of the new fourth berth is creating 1,000 jobs and London Gateway’s ... [+]

SH Pratt opens London Gateway site

SH Pratt Group has opened a bespoke temperature controlled warehouse at DP World London Gateway’s Logistics Park. It says it will reduce food miles and increase freshness in perishable and chilled supply chains. The company took occupation of the 108,555sq ft facility in June for a three-month fitting out period. ... [+]

First London Gateway call for Condor

The 18,270teu Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller arrived at DP World London Gateway on 29November, the first vessel on the AE7/Condor service from China to call at the port. It follows the announcement that the service would begin calling at London Gateway earlier this month. [+]

London Gateway gains Rotherham rail link

GB Railfreight has launched a new service between London Gateway and Newell & Wright’s terminal in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. The 37-wagon train will run five times a week in each direction, on behalf of shipping line MSC. [+]

Moment of Truth at London Gateway

DP World London Gateway has handled its one millionth teu in October, the first time it has handled a six-figure number in a calendar year. The container arrived on the 20,182teu MOL Truth on the Ocean Network Express (ONE) FE2 service from the Far East to Europe. [caption id="attachment_24411" align="alignleft" width="300"] ... [+]

CMA starts work on London Gateway multi-temp hub

CMA CGM has started building work on its new multi-temperature warehouse at DP World London Gateway. The shipping line’s vice president specialised products Eric Legros, and inland business development manager Jean Vanmalle joined DP World executives for a ground-breaking ceremony at the port’s Logistics Park. CMA CGM has taken a long-term lease ... [+]

Developers unveil plans for Thameside superhub

Thames Enterprise Park, a joint venture between fuel firm Greenergy and property developer iSec, has submitted an outline planning application to Thurrock Council for a new 5m sq ft ‘superhub’ on the former Coryton Oil Refinery site, close to DP World London Gateway port. The largest part of the site would ... [+]

Indian subcont service swaps Felixstowe for London Gateway

MSC and its VSA partners in the IPAK service to and from the Indian subcontinent are to suspend the service’s Felixstowe call on and replace it with London Gateway from 9 September. It follows problems with a new IT system at the Suffolk port. [+]

Minister names Hapag-Lloyd’s latest baby

Shipping minister Nusrat Ghani christened Hapag-Lloyd’s latest 15,000teu ship the Afif at a ceremony at DP World London Gateway on 16 July. Hapag’s chief operating officer Anthony Firmin said it was the first time in 20 years that the German line has named one of its vessels in Great Britain. ... [+]

UPS opens London Gateway hub

Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling officially opened UPS’s new 32,000sq m package sorting and delivery hub at DP World London Gateway Logistics Park on 14 May. The £120 million facility, one of UPS’s largest single infrastructure investments outside of the US, will act as a UK package processing hub and distribution centre ... [+]

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