Dawn of the super-port? – London Gateway is a new deep-sea container port situated on the Thames Estuary just outside London.
Dawn of the super-port? – The giant facility is spread over a 995 acre area and will also host Europe's largest logistics park.
Dawn of the super-port? – Busy workers put rail tracks into place. New hinterland rail and road services will help to move all products to come off ships quickly and sharply.
Dawn of the super-port? – These giant cranes were specially built and transported all the way from China. They have the capability to service the world's largest ships.
Dawn of the super-port? – A lorry waits in a loading bay at London Gateway while a ship is unloaded in the background.
Dawn of the super-port? – A Maersk Triple E vessel, the world's largest container ship, sails into Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The London Gateway will be one of the few ports in the world to have the facilities to cope with Triple E.
Dawn of the super-port? – Construction work is carried out on the London Gateway.
Dawn of the super-port? – A CGI image of the London Gateway container port as it will look once finished. The port is scheduled to welcome its first vessel in November.