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New shipping services have started from DP World London Gateway as their second berth opens for business.

The five new routes are to North America, South America, the Middle East, and Europe. The G6, one of the world’s largest shipping alliances, has started calls of
the PA2 (Pacific Atlantic) service to the port, replacing a similar service that used to call at Felixstowe. G6 Alliance
members are APL, HMM, MOL, Hapag Lloyd, NYK, & OOCL. Also calling at London Gateway are the SAEC1 Service (South America East Coast) and the


EPIC service (Europe Pakistan India Consortium).

London Gateway has also signed a deal
for X-Press Feeders’ weekly service linking directly with Dublin and Rotterdam.

Rail links also continue to develop with DB Schenker serving Manchester, Daventry, Wakefield and South Wales from London Gateway and Freightliner serving Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow.

DP World has announced that Buckingham Group has been awarded the contract to develop the Common User warehousing facility at London Gateway.

Ground preparation and key infrastructure, developed by DP World and Buckingham Group, is now


mobilising to start construction, with the new logistics centre planned for completion in Q1 2015. The 375,000 square foot
multi-purpose specialist cargo handling centre will be built in two phases and will be fully integrated with London Gateway, the new deep-sea container port.


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