World's biggest cranes on way to port

Cranes, port, Essex
Huge quay cranes will be used at London Gateway port Credit: London Gateway

3 cranes are on their way to a new port off the Essex coast. The £3.5 million port in the Thames Estuary opens at the end of this year, and will handle the biggest container ships. The cranes which are taller than the London Eye, will be used to move containers from ship to shore.

Port, Essex, deep sea
Site of new port, South Essex Credit: ITV Meridian

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