Our Ports

The unique cruise port operator, putting the two great capital cities of London and Edinburgh at your feet - two world-class cities, one exceptional port provider



London International Cruise Terminal is based at the Port of Tilbury on the river Thames, uniquely situated as the closest deep water port giving access to London.



Our Ports in Leith, Rosyth, Newhaven and South Queesferry offer a range of gateways to theinspiring city. Leith and Newhaven are only 15 minutes from the city centre.

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RE:PORT Edition 4 2019

The Port of Tilbury RE:PORT Edition Four 2019 is now available

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New website for Forth Ports showcases Group’s world class services

Forth Ports Limited, has today launched an exciting new online presence and invites people to view their ‘digital’ port.

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London Tilbury

Steve Lyons

Head of Cruise

Steve has worked in shipping for over 40 years and brings a wealth of understanding about the industry.

Steve was very much a container man and and was responsible for a short sea container terminal before moving to Enterprise Distribution Centre for paper where he was based for 8 years.

Cruise is just one of Steve’s jobs but he has a keen interest in the industry, and the heritage of the buildings.

Steve certainly brings a keen eye for detail and takes pride in the floral displays at the front of the cruise terminal and takes a active role as a director of the Tilbury on the Thames Trust that is working with the local community to restore and celebrate the Cruise Terminal building.



Robert Mason

Head of Cruise

Rob Mason RICS BSc Hons is a Chartered Surveyor. Upon qualifying in 2003 he managed Property portfolios for large Pension funds.

In 2008 he was employed by Forth Ports Ltd to asset manage the commercial property and head up the Port security of Forth Ports 7 Scottish Operations.

He is currently the Head of Cruise for the Scottish Operations 3 Cruise Ports and 2 Anchorages, handling around 120 vessel calls and 140,000 passengers annually.

Forth Ports is the largest Port operator in Scotland and 3rd largest in the UK, 50% of Scotland's GDP in goods going through its ports and estuaries.