Tilbury hosts Windrush in wire

The National Lottery has unveiled a wireframe recreation of the Empire Windrush at Tilbury Docks to commemorate Black History Month and the 75th anniversary of the ship’s docking in 1948. The structure, created by Liam Hopkins of Lazerian Studios, in collaboration with abstract artist and creative designer, Jade Pearl, features portraits of five individuals who have done incredible things to celebrate the Windrush generation and its impact on their communities, with ... [+]

From coal to green hydrogen in Tilbury

Forth Ports has signed an agreement with power generator RWE and trading and investment company Mitsui to develop a hydrogen project at the port of Tilbury. The organisations will complete two parallel work streams - a small scale ‘proof of concept’ to produce green hydrogen for decarbonising port and an ... [+]

Come join our happy band, says Tilbury

The Port of Tilbury, has created 40 new jobs, including 10 apprenticeships as well as skilled roles, on the back of working with a major customer in the fast-moving consumer goods sector. The 30 new skilled jobs at the Forth Ports-owned site include warehouse operatives, warehouse co-ordinators and gatehouse administrators. It ... [+]

Tilbury winners ready to start work

Local students Dylan Rannigan and Charlie Johnston, who won the opportunity to start a career in engineering following a competition run by the Port of Tilbury and the Gateway Academy, are now ready to take up their apprenticeships. In 2019 the port teamed up with the Gateway Academy in Tilbury to ... [+]

New recruits for Tilbury

A group of 12 apprentices have joined Tilbury following the port’s recruitment day in June. he group of young people have now started their two-year courses which includes full training and accredited qualifications giving these new candidates the opportunity to gain skills and qualifications to work across all areas. [+]

Treading in the footsteps of the Windrush pioneers

Port of Tilbury and the Tilbury on the Thames Trust held their annual celebration of National Windrush Day on 22 June. The Trust and the port invited 300 local school children to the London Cruise Terminal to the mark the day, 73 years ago, when the SS Empire Windrush arrived ... [+]

Insect boom for Tilbury

A wildlife area created in 2014 when the Port of Tilbury developed the London Distribution Park, has seen a rise in insect and invertebrate species according to a new study. The habitat site was created seven years ago by spreading chalk slurry over an area equivalent to six football pitches over ... [+]

Tilbury rebuilds after grain silo fire

Rebuilding work is underway at the UK’s largest grain terminal at the Port of Tilbury following a fire in July 2020 which damaged its grain silos. Demolition of the damaged concrete silos is underway and, at the same time, construction of phase one of metal silos is underway with the ... [+]

More opportunites on the Thames

The Port of Tilbury has announced the appointment of a further 10 young apprentices in full time roles across the port following the completion of a successful two-year programme. On 1 February, the Port of Tilbury, in partnership with the PLA, that it was offering over 30 unemployed young people the ... [+]

Work starts on Tilbury flood defences

The Port of Tilbury and the Environment Agency have started work on a £34 million new flood defence gate. It will safeguard thousands of homes and businesses in the area as well as provide a new navigation lock for operations at the busy port.  Construction is expected to last for 18 ... [+]

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