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In pictures: The London Gateway

July 21, 2013

Container cranes being tested at the London Gateway port under construction in the Thames Estuary. Stephen Lock for The National
Container cranes being tested at the London Gateway port under construction in the Thames Estuary. Stephen Lock for The National
Cranes unload containers during testing at the London Gateway port being constructed in the Thames Estuary near London. Stephen Lock for The National
Cranes unload containers during testing at the London Gateway port being constructed in the Thames Estuary near London. Stephen Lock for The National
DP World has earmarked £1.5 billion for investment on the London Gateway. Stephen Lock for The National
DP World has earmarked £1.5 billion for investment on the London Gateway. Stephen Lock for The National
The London Gateway as seen from one of the port's quay cranes, the world's largest, which are built in Shanghai and arrive by ship fully assembled. Stephen Lock for The National
The London Gateway as seen from one of the port's quay cranes, the world's largest, which are built in Shanghai and arrive by ship fully assembled. Stephen Lock for The National
The London Gateway is to open in the fourth quarter of this year and is designed to handle the world's largest container ships. Stephen Lock for The National
The London Gateway is to open in the fourth quarter of this year and is designed to handle the world's largest container ships. Stephen Lock for The National
The Wieniawski, a cargo vessel that began its journey in China, was the first ship to berth in the deep-water quay of London Gateway carrying four new automatic stacking cranes for the port's container handling area. Stephen Lock for The National
The Wieniawski, a cargo vessel that began its journey in China, was the first ship to berth in the deep-water quay of London Gateway carrying four new automatic stacking cranes for the port's container handling area. Stephen Lock for The National