Port pioneers new container system

The London Gateway port
The London Gateway port Credit: ITV Anglia

The new London Gateway port at Stanford Le Hope in Essex has pioneered a new way of speeding up the unloading of container ships.

Special cranes are being used to lift four containers at once which reduces the amount of time it takes to turn ships around.

The cranes are capable of unloading some of the largest container vessels in the world.

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