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Port of Tilbury

In the UK, every Thursday at 8pm there is applause, nationwide, for the country’s NHS and other key workers – last night the port of Tilbury did it in style.

Not only did they rearrange 137 containers to read  “♥ NHS”, but there was a noisy, and moving, sounding of all the ships’ horns.

The box moves took nearly a day in 400 moves, but the message now greets all lorries entering the terminal.

“We wanted to recognise the important role that the NHS and all the other key workers, including our own port teams here in Tilbury, are delivering in these challenging times,” said Paul Dale, asset & site director at the port.

“The team at the container terminal did a brilliant job shuffling the containers, and it is a fitting tribute to everyone working at the frontline.”

You can see and hear the tribute here.

Port of Tilbury

Port of Tilbury

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