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07.03.2005

New Port of London handbook launched

A new handbook with key information on the port terminals and facilities of the Port of London is now available. The publication follows the Port reporting strong trade growth, with total cargo handled up 4.4% on the previous year. 

Published by the Port of London Authority, the full-colour A4 handbook runs to 128 pages. It will be an essential resource for people in the shipping, freight, logistics, transport, import / export, and related fields. It includes:

  • details of the different terminals in the Port of London
  • maps showing the location of the terminals
  • listings of shipping services to and from London

Geoff Adam, head of marketing said:

“The Port of London provides an unbeatable combination of location, connections, facilities, and services. This new handbook sets out the key business advantages of using London to move products and other cargoes into and out of the UK.”

‘Port of London Handbook 2005’ is available free from: Martin Garside, Port of London (Tel: 020 7743 7915).

Note to Editors:

  1. London is one of the top three ports in the UK and handles over 50 million tonnes of cargo each year. The Port of London comprises over 70 independently owned and operated terminals and port facilities, which handle a wide range of cargoes.
  2. The Port of London Authority is the port authority for 150km (95 miles) of the tidal Thames from the sea to Teddington. It provides navigational, pilotage and other services for ships using the Port of London.
  3. Photos of shipping activity in the Port of London are available on request.