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

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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
16.07.2014

SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT subsidiary, SITA UK, and Forth Ports Limited (“Forth Ports”), one of the UK’s largest port groups, have today announced a long-term partnership that will see the creation of a major recycling and resource management hub based at the Port of Tilbury on the River Thames.

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SITA UK and Forth Ports Announce Long-Term Partnership
14.07.2014

The Port of London Authority’s (PLA) Denton base chalked up a milestone last week when its boat lift handled its 1,000th vessel: a Thames Clipper fast ferry out of the water for routine maintenance.

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1000 Boat-Lift Milestone for PLA's Thames Base
20.06.2014

London container terminal's new ship-to-shore Paceco cranes swing into action.

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New Cranes Swing into Action in Tilbury
09.05.2014

London Container Terminal and SCS Multiport who operate in the UK with CWT have now expanded their current service from three to five calls per week at Tilbury.

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SCS Multiport expands its CWT service at Tilbury

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