More huge cranes arrive at London Gateway

Staff WriterContainer Ships, News

FOUR more enormous cranes have been delivered to the London Gateway port. Two of theĀ 138 metre-tall quay cranes arrived on the Thames from China on Wednesday 15th June with two more arriving the following week. The cranes which are for the new third berth at the container port arrived on the vessels Zhen Hua 10 and Zhen Hua 27, respectively. …

Thames welcomes its biggest ship ever: Edith Maersk

Rob PowellContainer Ships

THE LARGEST ship ever on the Thames arrived shortly before sunrise this morning. The gargantuan E-Class Edith Maersk came alongside London Gateway, assisted by three tugs. The vast ship smashes the record for the biggest ship on the Thames, measuring 397metres long – that’s the length of four football pitches and is fifty percent longer than Titanic. Her beam is …