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Tideway has used the river to float new offices to Fulham, in preparation for the start of construction work on the Thames Tideway Tunnel. They arrived at Carnwath Road Riverside this week with the help of Tideway’s newest recruits, two specially-commissioned tug boats, Felix and Christian, following a thirty-mile trip up river from Tilbury.

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Offices float their way to Fulham for super sewer construction

A new contract signed by the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) will result in increased use of the River Thames to move key construction materials.

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Olympic boost for Thames barge traffic

Cargo moved between Thames terminals leaps by 62%

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One Million Tonne Thames Shipment Increase

Short-sea shipping and logistics specialist Oldenburg-Portugiesische Dampfschiffs-Rhederei (OPDR) and X-Press Feeder are to expand their Bilbao route into Tilbury. With immediate effect, three instead of previously two vessels will be deployed on this busy service and will further increase the schedule reliability. Two vessels will be operated by X-Press Feeders and one by OPDR.

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OPDR and X-Press Feeders Extend Service at Tilbury's London Container Terminal

Port of Tilbury News Release: OPDR Expands Service at Tilbury

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OPDR Expands Service at Tilbury

London Container Terminal in Tilbury announces today (20th October) an extension to their agreement with short-sea shipping and logistics specialists Oldenburg-Portugiesische Dampfschiffs-Rhederei (OPDR), which sees OPDR’s new liner service from Agadir, Morocco calling at the Port of Tilbury for five transit days.

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OPDR extends service at Tilbury's London Container Terminal

The sinking of the Thames tug CHIEFTON on August 12 sparked a major search and rescue operation, and a complex salvage mission off Greenwich.

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Operation to recover Thames Tug

Over 1,100 vessels join 'ID' Scheme to avoid Olympic security hassle.

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Over 1,100 vessels join Olympic 'ID' Scheme

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