CMA CGM to Set Up Cold Storage Facility at London Gateway

French shipping giant CMA CGM has reached a long-term agreement with DP World London Gateway on the lease of a 107,155 sq ft climate-controlled warehouse to be built at the logistics part located on the Thames River outside of London. CMA CGM says development of the facility will help it better serve its customers through the addition of new services such as quality … [Read more...]

London Gateway Set to Lose Asia-Europe Service as THE Alliance Revamps Network

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) - London Gateway is to lose one of its much-prized Asia-Europe services next year after THE Alliance partners unveiled their network plans for 2018. The grouping’s five Asia-North Europe services will remain largely unchanged, other than in the UK where one call has been switched from London Gateway to Southampton. However, the switch … [Read more...]

Ship Photos of the Day – Arrival of New Cranes for London Gateway’s Third Berth

Two giant ship-to-shore cranes arrived at DP World's London Gateway on Tuesday as the UK's newest and most technologically-advanced deepwater port located just outside the heart of London prepares for the opening of its third berth. The state-of-the-art cranes were brought up the River Thames on Wednesday onboard the heavy lift vessel Zhen Hua 10 after sailing from … [Read more...]

Maersk Diverts Second Ship to London Gateway Amid Felixstowe Congestion

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) - Maersk Line is switching a second Asia-North Europe loop vessel to London Gateway this week after concerns over ship and landside congestion at Felixstowe. And with the Chinese New Year holiday looming, shippers can expect considerably more disruption to supply chains as ocean carriers endeavour to overcome the impact of three weeks of … [Read more...]