Purfleet Fuels Terminal

Operator: Esso Petroleum Company Ltd.
Cargo type: liquid bulks – petroleum products, lubricants and solvents.
All bulk production of Esso and Mobil lubricants takes place at the nearby Purfleet Lubricants Plant.

The liquified petroleum gas carrier Lincolnshire.
View full size imageThe liquified petroleum gas carrier Lincolnshire. © NMM



Purfleet Thames Terminal

Operator: Purfleet Thames Terminal.
Cargo type: RO-RO ships.
This site hosts daily links with Zeebrugge and Rotterdam, and specialises in the transport of vehicles and containers.

Van den Bergh Jetty

Operator: Van der Bergh Foods.
Cargo type: liquid bulks – edible oils.
Van der Bergh, a division of Unilever, has had a site here since 1921. The company produces many well-known brands as Flora and Bertolli. Over 300,000 tonnes of edible oils – including sunflower, olive, rapeseed, palm and coconut - are imported and processed here each year. Apart from the edible oil refinery, Van den Bergh operates the world's largest margarine factory at the site. Other oils are shipped to food-processing plants throughout Britain. The jetty can accommodate vessels of up to 40,000 DWT. 

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