Saturday, July 31, 2021
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Ports

London Invests In Short Sea Distribution

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) Cathryn Spain spends most of her workdays motoring up and down the River Thames, a senior harbor master making sure goods flow through the Port of London without...

July 31, 2021
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Tuesday, April 5, 2016
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Maritime News

UK Shipping Sector Risks Sinking Fortunes if ‘Brexit’ Prevails

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, April 5 (Reuters) – If Britain votes to leave the European Union, the country’s shipping sector faces years of disruption as trade agreements get reworked and...

April 5, 2016
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Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Maritime News

Bigger Ships Calling at Port of London

The Port of London says more larger ships than ever called at the port in 2015, helping the total tonnage of cargo handled at Thames terminals climb to 45.4 million...

March 9, 2016
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Monday, September 7, 2015
Maritime News

London International Shipping Week Kicks Off With LSE Opening

  London International Shipping Week was kicked off Monday with the opening of the London Stock Exchange Monday by Shipping Minister Robert Goodwill MP and Commodore Richard W Dorey MA...

September 7, 2015
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Thursday, July 9, 2015
News

BBC Broadcaster Emily Maitlis to Moderate London International Shipping Week Flagship Conference

London International Shipping Week 2015 (LISW15) is delighted to announce that Emily Maitlis, Presenter of BBC Newsnight and the News Channel, is to moderate the official LISW15 flagship conference, taking...

July 9, 2015
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Blog

Watch: London-bound Aboard Mark Prior Parts 3 and 4 – Shipping TV

Here’s part 3 and 4 of a four part series by Shipping TV’s Chris Gosling. Chris is usually in the port of Felixstowe aboard some of the world’s biggest ships...

April 21, 2015
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Monday, October 20, 2014
Maritime News

MV Edith Maersk Becomes Largest Ship to Navigate the River Thames – Photos and Video

The 15,500 TEU containership Edith Maersk became the largest ship to navigate up the River Thames this weekend during a call at DP World’s new London Gateway. Maersk’s E-Class ship arrived...

October 20, 2014
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Thursday, May 15, 2014
Ports

Time-Lapse: London Gateway’s New Second Berth in Action

Here's a new video from DP World's London Gateway port showing the newly opened second berth.

May 15, 2014
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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
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Ship Photos of The Day – Port of London Authority Pilot

Here's a series of photos from the Port of London Authority showing a rather typical occurrence on the River Thames: bringing a ship into port.

February 12, 2014
Total Views: 24

Friday, December 6, 2013
News

This is What London Would Have Looked Like Last Night… If Not for The Thames Barrier

London’s main flood defense, the Thames Barrier, was closed Thursday night and again Friday afternoon for the 126th time in its 31-year history due to a historic storm surge produced...

December 6, 2013
Total Views: 77

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Uncategorized

Baltic Exchange Threatened by ‘Regulatory Tsunami’

Michelle Wiese Bockmann The Baltic Exchange, the London- based bourse whose data are used to set freight rates for about 75 percent of seaborne trade, said European moves to tighten...

December 12, 2012
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Thursday, July 26, 2012
Blog

Superyachts to Tall Ships – Vessels Descend Upon London Olympic Games

(Bloomberg) — Superyachts equipped with helipads and submarines have joined Britain’s biggest warship, more than a dozen tall ships and cruise liners on the Thames River for the Olympic Games....

July 26, 2012
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Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Opening Date Set For Britain’s London Gateway Logistics Center

DP World said today that its new port and logistics center project, London Gateway, is expected to open in the fourth quarter of 2013 paving the way for estimated 36,000...

October 4, 2011
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Thursday, August 21, 2008
Ports

London Gateway Project

DP World, a Dubai-government controlled holding company and one of the largest marine terminal operators in the world, awarded a £400m contract yesterday to British firm Laing O’Rourke and Belgium’s...

August 21, 2008
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Thursday, August 14, 2008
Uncategorized

The Ship Whispers, Nautical Psychologists

John Clandillon-Baker of pilotmag has been featured along with his fellow London pilot (retired) Geoff Taylor in an article written by Libby Purves of The Times. This quote seemed to...

August 14, 2008
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Friday, July 25, 2008
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5 Beautiful and Historic Bridges: Facts & Photos

Brooklyn Bridge: 1883 Location: New York (Spans the East River) First steel-wire suspension bridge. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1964. Initially, Brooklyn Bridge was known as ‘New York and...

July 25, 2008
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Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Uncategorized

Earthquake Rocks England – Live Data

The AP tells of an earthquake at 18:05GMT today located at 125 miles north of London England: An earthquake struck Britain early Wednesday and was felt across large parts of...

February 26, 2008
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Saturday, February 2, 2008
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Congratulations To London Readers

The stats for January are in and we would like to Congratulate and Thank our readers from London who, with 937 unique visitors, have squeezed out Houston, New York, Sydney...

February 2, 2008
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