The Port of Tilbury has launched a formal consultation on plans to build a new 152-acre port terminal on the site of the former Tilbury Power Station. The new port, dubbed Tilbury2, will be built on the site of the former power station and will include a new deepwater jetty in the River Thames. Tilbury Port said rapid growth in trade through the port in the past 20 years has resulted in its customers looking for more space to expand […]
Tilbury-based The Logistics Terminal (TLT) said it has seen a 100% increase in throughput in a year, reducing bottom-line storage and distribution costs for its customers. The port centric logistics hub, which opened in January 2011, processes an average of 160 containers a week, double the volume it saw last year. Partner Richard Newbold, MD of Essex haulier Triple A Transport, believes the operation minimises the risk of product damage through ‘over-handling’. It also decreases the number of miles goods […]
Government policy on who should pay for transport infrastructure relating to ports is “confused in practice and conceptually flawed,” the Commons Transport Committee has warned.
Plans for Tilbury2 moved a step closer this week after the Port of Tilbury submitted an application for a development consent order to the Planning Inspectorate.