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Listed below is a complete listing of our current news releases (by title).
The Port of Tilbury has been presented with an Olympic torch by LOCOG in recognition of its essential logistics role during the 2012 Olympics.Read more
Forth Ports confirms that it has entered into an agreement to purchase 152 acres of land, including a further deep water jetty, close to the East of the Port of Tilbury in Essex. The acquisition price is not being disclosed, however it is expected that at least £100m will be invested in infrastructure and facilities on the land.Read more
Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, announces today a new 5-year agreement with Cefetra, one of the leading supply chain managers in the UK, to handle animal feed imports into the port for the East Anglian area.Read more
In the first three months of the year, 66 ships calling at terminals on the Thames qualified for the UK’s first port charge discount for cleaner ships.Read more
The Port of London Authority (PLA) has unveiled a smart new eco-friendly £400,000 boat hoist to give its fleet – and other vessels on the Thames – a lift. The Power Hoist Atlantic (PHA) 100, made by Roodberg in the Netherlands, was recently brought into service at the PLA’s Marine Services boatyard in Denton, Kent. It can lift 70 tonnes – 10 more than the authority’s previous lift, which was in use for about 10 years.Read more