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News releases relating to Thames trade developments and investments by terminal operators.

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21.01.2015

Essex, UK, 21st January 2015: Pentalver, the UK’s leading inland container service operator, has announced plans to develop a permanent container depot at DP World London Gateway, the UK’s new deep-water port.

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Pentalver's plans for a permanent container depot at DP World London Gateway
14.01.2015

Port of Tilbury and Frontier Agriculture agree significant strategic partnership - new partnership brings export opportunities for South East farmers

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Tilbury and Frontier announce new strategic partnership
07.01.2015

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.

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Port of Tilbury signs new 5 year deal with Cefetra
25.11.2014

Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, Priti Patel MP, visited The Port of Tilbury’s London Distribution Park today (25 November) for a ‘turf-cutting’ ceremony to officially mark the start of construction of the first bespoke warehouse building on the 70-acre warehousing development.

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Treasury Minister marks start of construction at Tilbury
20.10.2014

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
23.09.2014

The Secretary of State for Transport has confirmed the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) application to buy Orchard Wharf in Tower Hamlets, east London, in a move that will support London’s economic growth and increased use of the Thames.

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Wharf purchase set to support London’s growing economy
19.09.2014

London’s major port, The Port of Tilbury, has secured a new Ro-Ro service with Finnlines, one of the leading shipping operators of ro-ro and passenger services in the Baltic Sea and the North Sea.

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Tilbury secures Finnlines Ro Ro service
13.08.2014

The Port of Tilbury, owned by Forth Ports Ltd, announces today an important contract extension agreement with P&O Ferries to continue their RO/RO service with their long-term shipping partner, Bore, at London's major port.

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Tilbury agrees extension with P&O Ferries
01.08.2014

New route starts in August at London Container Terminal. Port of Tilbury, owned by Forth Ports Limited, and Port of Zeebrugge / MBZ have announced that SCS Multiport will add a brand new route to their current service –Amsterdam-Tilbury - to deliver Far East deep sea transhipment and continental loads between the container ports of Tilbury, Amsterdam and Zeebrugge.

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Tilbury and Zeebrugge’s Strategic Agreement signs up SCS Multiport
23.07.2014

Newly appointed shipping minister, John Hayes MP, made his first visit to a port since taking up his new role when he visited the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) Gravesend base today (Wednesday, 23 July).

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Shipping Minister's First Port Call

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