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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Dp World London Gateway Port News

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CMA CGM Plans Multi-Temperature Logistics Facility at DP World

CMA CGM, a world leader in maritime transport, is to take a long-term lease and invest in a build-to-suit, multi-temperature warehouse facility at DP World London Gateway Logistics Park. The CMA CGM Group will occupy, through its international freight forwarding and logistics solutions subsidiary, a one hectare cold store facility within a 2.4 hectare logistics plot development on the River Thames and located close to main road access into the London area. This state-of-the-art facility…

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DP World London Cuts Emissions by 28%

DP World London Gateway Port reduced its carbon emissions by 28 percent per TEU (twenty foot equivalent unit/container) in 2016. This reduction in emissions per container handled was captured by The Planet Mark, meaning that DP World London Gateway Port has achieved continued certification to the internationally recognised sustainability certification program. The Port was found to have cut its emissions per TEU by more than a quarter in 2016 versus emissions recorded in 2015.

Solent Stevedores to open five acre facility at DP World London Gateway. Photo: DP World

New Container Facility at DP World London Gateway

A new off-dock empty container storage yard is to be opened at DP World London Gateway Port. The five acre yard will be operated and managed by Solent Stevedores, an award-winning stevedoring company with a broad range of bulk and general cargo handling and storage services at ports in Southampton, Jersey, Immingham and London. The facility will be located on Berth 7, outside of the terminal’s ISPS perimeter but adjacent to the port’s main gate. A number of associated container services will also be offered by Solent Stevedores from the site.

Ships to stop off in the UK for the first time following improvements to the line’s North Europe to Central America service rotation. Photo: DP World London Gateway Port

CMA CGM Opts for DP World London Gateway

CMA CGM’s European Caribbean Service is to begin calling at DP World London Gateway Port following enhancements to the rotation. It means that this particular service will be calling in the UK for the first time on Friday, January 6. Dedicated to reefer transport, the service will provide one of the shortest transit times on the market between Central America and North Europe. It also enables the UK to connect with the whole of the Caribbean region through CMA CGM’s strategic hub in Kingston, Jamaica.

DP World London Gateway Port and Logistics Park in the UK.

DP World London Gateway Adds New Shipping Service

DP World London Gateway Port has announced a new shipping service to Australia, the Mediterranean and other key markets. CMA-CGM’s NEMO (North European Mediterranean Oceania) and Hapag Lloyd’s EAX (Europe, Australia Express) combined service will begin calling at DP World London Gateway Port in early January 2017, with CMA CGM’s Rossini as the first to call on the service. The new business will mean DP World London Gateway is handling all of the UK’s direct services to Australia.

The sunsets on another day at London Gateway. Photo:  DP World

UASC calls at DP World London Gateway with Record Load

DP World London Gateway has welcomed one of the world’s largest container ships carrying a record 18,601-teu. The UASC-owned Al Muraykh called at DP World London Gateway to unload 3,800 containers. Al Muraykh, a new generation of ultra-large container ships, is one of the largest in the world measuring 400 metres in length. The containers are loaded 11 storeys high above deck and 23 containers across the ship. With thousands more stowed below deck, the ship can carry up to 18,800 containers.

James Leeson (Photo: DP World London Gateway)

DP World London Gateway Hires Head of Commercial Port

DP World London Gateway Port has appointed James Leeson to the role of Head of Port Commercial following the announcement that Tabare Dominguez is to become Commercial Director at DP World Vancouver. Leeson started in the role this month, bringing with him more than 20 years of international experience in the shipping and ports industry. He was most recently Head of Commercial for Associated British Ports (ABP) Humber region, covering the ports of Immingham, Hull, Grimsby and Goole.

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MCS Adds London Stop to Australia Express Service

The MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A Australia Express Service will begin calling at DP World London Gateway Port, the U.K.’s newest deep-sea terminal, following changes to the service. The service will now provide direct calls between DP World London Gateway Port, King Abdullah port in Saudi Arabia, Colombo in Sri Lanka and ports around the Australian coast. It will reportedly be the fastest direct service between Northern Europe and Australia in the market. The call is a new trade lane into DP World London Gateway Port, further enhancing the suite of services on offer to U.K.