August 7 - Southern Africa Europe Container Service consortium (SAECS) has become the first ocean carrier to sign up to use facilities at the UK's newest deep sea container port, London Gateway.

London Gateway, which is still under construction on the north bank of the River Thames, is set to commence operations in Q4 of this year.
SAECS is a consortium of Deutsche Afrika-Linien, Maersk together with subsidiary Safmarine, and Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL).