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Mayor of London visits DP World London Gateway

Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has visited the DP World London Gateway Port in Essex ahead of its opening later this year. The port will be Europe’s largest logistics park and could create more than 27,000 jobs while contributing GBP2.4bn to the economy.

Mayor of London visits DP World London Gateway
Mayor of London Boris Johnson (C) Vice Chairman Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah (L) and London Gateway CEO, Simon Moore arrive at DP World London Gateway Port on July 30, 2013 in Stanford-le-Hope, England. The Mayor visited the deep sea port in Essex ahead of its opening towards the end of the year. The port will be Europe's largest logistic park and hopes to create over 27,000 job opportunities and contribute GBP £2.4 billion to the economy. (Getty Images)
Mayor of London visits DP World London Gateway
Mayor of London Boris Johnson poses for a photo on a crane at DP World London Gateway Port on July 30, 2013 in Stanford-le-Hope, England. The Mayor visited the deep sea port in Essex ahead of its opening towards the end of the year. The port will be Europe's largest logistics park and hopes to create over 27,000 job opportunities and contribute GBP £2.4 billion to the economy. (Getty Images)
Mayor of London visits DP World London Gateway
Mayor of London Boris Johnson sits in the operator's cab of a crane on the quay at DP World London Gateway Port on July 30, 2013 in Stanford-le-Hope, England. The Mayor visited the deep sea port in Essex ahead of its opening towards the end of the year. The port will be Europe's largest logistics park and hopes to create over 27,000 job opportunities and contribute GBP £2.4 billion to the economy. (Getty Images)
Mayor of London visits DP World London Gateway
Mayor of London Boris Johnson poses for a picture at DP World London Gateway Port on July 30, 2013 in Stanford-le-Hope, England. The Mayor visited the deep sea port in Essex ahead of its opening towards the end of the year. The port will be Europe's largest logistics park and hopes to create over 27,000 job opportunities and contribute GBP £2.4 billion to the economy. (Getty Images)
Mayor of London visits DP World London Gateway
A general view over the River Thames from a quay crane at DP World London Gateway Port on July 30, 2013 in Stanford-le-Hope, England. The port is due to open towards the end of the year, and will be Europe's largest creating over 27,000 job opportunities and contributing £2.4 B GBP to the UK economy. (Getty Images)
Mayor of London visits DP World London Gateway
Mayor of London Boris Johnson (L) Vice Chairman Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah (C) and London Gateway CEO, Simon Moore (R) arrive at DP World London Gateway Port on July 30, 2013 in Stanford-le-Hope, England. The Mayor visited the deep sea port in Essex ahead of its opening towards the end of the year. The port will be Europe's largest logistics park and hopes to create over 27,000 job opportunities and contribute GBP £2.4 billion to the economy. (Getty Images)
Mayor of London visits DP World London Gateway
A worker walks around the end of one of the quay cranes at DP World London Gateway Port on July 30, 2013 in Stanford-le-Hope, England. The port is due to open towards the end of the year, and will be Europe's largest creating over 27,000 job opportunities and contributing £2.4 B GBP to the UK economy. (Getty Images)
Mayor of London visits DP World London Gateway
Mayor of London Boris Johnson sits in the operator's cab of a crane on the quay at DP World London Gateway Port on July 30, 2013 in Stanford-le-Hope, England. The Mayor visited the deep sea port in Essex ahead of its opening towards the end of the year. The port will be Europe's largest logistics park and hopes to create over 27,000 job opportunities and contribute GBP £2.4 billion to the economy. (Getty Images)
Mayor of London visits DP World London Gateway
Mayor of London Boris Johnson (L) Vice Chairman Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah (C) and London Gateway CEO, Simon Moore (R) pose for a photo on a crane at DP World London Gateway Port on July 30, 2013 in Stanford-le-Hope, England. The Mayor visited the deep sea port in Essex ahead of its opening towards the end of the year. The port will be Europe's largest logistics park and hopes to create over 27,000 job opportunities and contribute GBP £2.4 billion to the economy. (Getty Images)
Mayor of London visits DP World London Gateway
A general view over the River Thames from a quay crane at DP World London Gateway Port on July 30, 2013 in Stanford-le-Hope, Essex, England. The port is due to open towards the end of the year, and will be Europe's largest, creating over 27,000 job opportunities and contributing GBP £2.4 billion to the UK economy. (Getty Images)