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Port Trade
Each year the Port of London handles over 40 million tonnes of cargo, from fuel to food, cars to containers, at more than 70 dedicated, specialised terminal and wharf operations all along the River Thames. This section gives you easy access to all of the key facts and figures plus detailed information about the services available in the Port.
The River Thames is the busiest inland waterway in the United Kingdom
Detailed information about London's terminals, commodities handled and shipping services
Some £4.8 billion of investments are planned within the port over the next few years
The Port of London handles over 50 million tonnes of a wide range of cargoes every year.
A huge variety of products are shipped into the Port of London from destinations all over the world, and without them, life for millions of people would be very different indeed
Because London offers the most diverse, successful, well-connected, well-equipped and service-oriented cluster of port facilities.
Live information about ship arrivals and departures, including movement forecasts
The PLA is actively engaged with the Mayor of London in supporting the ‘safeguarding’ of riverside wharves from redevelopment into non-port use.
The Port of London is an important contributor to the economy of the capital and the surrounding regions, adding £3.7 billion each year.