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Terminal Directory

POTLL Shortsea Intermodal

Operator Port of Tilbury London Ltd.
Terminal Location Tilbury
Company Address Leslie Ford House, Tilbury, Essex, RM18 7EH
Tel. No: (01375) 852200 , Fax No: (01375) 855106
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.forthports.co.uk/ports/tilbury
Contact(s) Sam Stewart
Shortsea Container Terminal - 41 / 43 Berth

Quay Length

540 metres.

Depth of Water
10.5 metres (non-tidal).

5 x 30-tonne Container cranes.
1 x 40-tonne Container crane.
13 Straddle carriers.
Tractor / trailer units, Bromma tilt rotating spreader.

25 acres.

Normal Hours of Working
06.00 - 22.00 Monday to Friday.
06.00 - 14.00 Saturday.
Overtime working in accordance with customers' requirements.

ISO 9002 accredited.

The Port of Tilbury's cargo handling activities are divided into five operational areas - SSCT / Containers, Conventional, Grain/Bulks, Finnish Terminal and Enterprise Distribution Centre- all equipped with modern facilities to handle the full range of cargo types.

Dual carriageway A1089 connection to A13 trunk road, M25 London Orbital Motorway and Dartford River Crossing, M11 to the North.
Rail access via Port's own Riverside Terminal or Freightliner's domestic terminal.
Tilbury Town railway station is situated adjacent to the Port offering regular passenger services to Central London.

Entrance By Water:
Entrance lock 304.8 metres long and 33.5 metres wide with a depth of water on outer sill of 7.3 metres below Chart Datum.
The largest vessels usually acceptable are 262.1 metres in length, beam up to 32.3 metres and draught of 11.4 metres. Open 24 hours a day, every day, unless advertised otherwise (Notice to Mariners).
Note: The depth of water shown against each entry is the authorised depth, and users will need to confirm the ruling depth with the operator.

Entrance By Road:
Gate No.1, open 24 hours a day, including weekends and public holidays.
Maximum width without headroom restriction is 5.8 metres.

Freeport Status:
Tilbury's Freeport status encompasses the entire 325 hectares (800 acres) of the Port of Tilbury complex.
This allows owners of cargo to defer and, in certain circumstances, avoid payment of import duties, VAT and EU levies. For information on what Tilbury's Freeport can offer contact:
Neil Davis
Port of Tilbury London Ltd.
Leslie Ford House
Tilbury Freeport
Essex RM18 7EH
Tel: (01375) 852302
Fax: (01375) 852299
E-mail:[email protected]

Requests for brochures or general enquiries about the Port of Tilbury should be addressed to:
Mrs Caroline Gerrard
Port of Tilbury London Ltd.
Leslie Ford House
Tilbury Freeport
Essex RM18 7EH
Tel: (01375) 852454
Fax: (01375) 855106
E-mail: [email protected]

HM Revenue & Customs
There are resident HM Revenue & Customs officers and staff. Customs approval varies from berth to berth, but all have full approval for the commodities and services that they handle.
Full examination facilities are available.
Commodities Containers: Containers