Pentalver, the container service operator, has opened a five acre site at DP World London Gateway.
he operator has been providing empty storage, dry repair and reefer services at temporary premises at the port since April 2014.
The new yard, located adjacent to the port’s main gate, can be expanded to nine acres over the coming years.
Managing director Chris Lawrenson said: “The opening of our permanent facility at DP World London Gateway is a significant development in the strategic future of Pentalver. With phase one now officially open, the facility will play a key role in boosting our national service offering and fulfilling our obligation to respond to the needs of customers at UK locations of their choice.”
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, chairman of DP World, said: “We have been impressed by the efficiency and service provided by Pentalver and we are delighted that the permanent site is now ready for business.”