DP World in the UK
DP World is the only terminal operator to provide a choice of two deep water ports in the UK – DP World Southampton on the south coast and DP World London Gateway, on the River Thames estuary. Together we provide unrivalled, quick and easy access to the key consumer markets in the UK.Read More
The Definitive Guide to London Gateway
This is your definitive guide to the UK’s most integrated logistics hub; a sustainable, strategically located, trade enabling centre of excellence on the River Thames. We accelerate growth through our market-leading container port and logistics hub.Read More
About the Port
Learn more about the UK’s fastest growing deep-sea container terminal, located on the River Thames just 25 miles from central London.Read More
Want to visit DP World London Gateway? Click here to view our port’s shipside and landside opening hours, including details on our bank holiday operational working hours.Read More
About the Park
Learn more about our rapidly expanding port-centric logistics park at London Gateway.Read More
See our current speculative and build-to-suit opportunities at London Gateway logistics park.Read More
Find out more about our port-centric warehouse, located right next door to the UK’s newest deepwater port at London Gateway.Learn more
Help reduce your CO2 emissions in line with Net Zero targets, with our highly efficient and reliable rail freight solutions in the UK.Learn more
Our World Our Future
We believe that working in a sustainable and responsible way is essential to us building a strong business for our customers, our people and our society. Our World, Our Future is our global programme to bring sustainability into every aspect of our work.Read More
We are committed to our employees and our community. We run a programme to support local initiatives and activities, raising the aspirations of local youth through education specifically in STEM and related subjects and raising awareness of logistics and the career opportunities it providesRead More
Please contact your nominated shipping agent or freight forwarder to instruct them to ask DP World to weigh your containers or determine how you will obtain a VGM and ensure they communicate this to DP World via our CNS Compass system.
Shipping agent/freight forwarder
Please ensure that you have a valid CNS Compass access licence and that you are familiar with the process for logging VGM.
Here is an overview and online training videos.
No additional actions are required. Your truck and box will be processed as per normal operational procedures.
CNS Compass enables the trade and regulatory bodies to move cargo swiftly through ports and inland facilities.Read More
Costs and Billing
A breakdown of fees and the VGM payment process with port community system CNS Compass.Read More
Why does my container have to be weighed?
All export containers must have a Verified Gross Mass (VGM) declared before they are loaded on board vessels.Read More
Frequently Asked Questions
All the little details you might want to know about container weighing.Read More