Tilbury is a city in the borough of Thurrock, Essex, England. It was founded in late 19th century, on land which was mainly part of Chadwell Saint Mary. Tilbury contains an ancient cross-river ferry and a 16th century fort. It has a major deep-water port contributing to the local economy. The Port of Tilbury handles various bulk cargo, cars, container and timber traffic and remains, along with Felixstowe and Southampton, one of the three major container ports in Great Britain. It is also the main port in UK for importing paper, including newsprint. The Port of Tilbury group reopened the one-time passenger landing stage as London Cruise Terminal, though it's no longer served by the railway.
The majority of the city's inhabitants were employed in the docks until the introduction of standardised containers. The resulting loss of jobs was never made up, and today Tilbury has high unemployment and employment and education prospects are widely perceived as poor.
Highlights: London, Tilbury Fort, Audley End House & Gardens
Tilbury cruise terminal
Most (all large) cruise ships to London UK dock at Tilbury - port town located on the River Thames' north bank. Smaller ships may dock at the London City's "Greenwich Pier" (located near to the "Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich" and close to the Greenwich railway station).
Tilbury tours, shore excursions, hotels
City Tours and Shore Excursions
- Among the London Cutty Sark's attractions are: Greenwich Market, Greenwich Royal Park, National Maritime Museum, Queen's House, Old Royal Naval College, the Royal Observatory.
The Tilbury cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Tilbury, London, England.
If you lose the Tilbury location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Tilbury cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Tilbury, London, England. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|Day||Ships in port|
2 January, 2017
Cabins and public areas of Fred Olsen’s ship Black Watch are scheduled for revamp as part of a multi-million pound renovation. A brand new...October 24, 2016
The third ocean-going newbuild of Viking Cruises, Viking Sky, is 'likely to be christened in Tromso at midsummer next year,' Torstein Hagen, company...October 16, 2016
The newest addition to the fleet of Cruise & Maritime Voyages, mv Columbus (still Pacific Pearl), will make a 121-night world cruise January...August 19, 2016
The U.S. Men's Basketball team, featuring NBA stars including Carmelo Anthony, Draymond Green, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant, will be...August 4, 2016
The exploration cruise line Hurtigruten announced that it will include free flights out of London UK on selected 2017 explorer cruises when booked by...August 3, 2016
Fire-damaged Fred Olsen Cruise Lines ship Black Watch departed Madeira for the United Kingdom and should return to service in time for her next...July 10, 2016
Fred Olsen Cruise Lines was forced to cancel the next Black Watch cruise following a fire onboard the ship. The vessel was due to depart...July 5, 2016
Cruise & Maritime Voyages will raise UK capacity by 25% to 95,000 passengers in 2017 with the addition of P&O Cruises Australia vessel...March 7, 2016
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines was crowned ‘Britain’s Best Cruise Line for Food’, in the prestigious ‘Telly’ Awards of...August 15, 2015
Cruise and Maritime Voyages announced that line's 600-passenger ship Astor would return to Australia for her fourth season from 2016 October through...August 11, 2015