25 March 2020
Search procedures at DP World London Gateway
Published 25 March 2020
The Maritime Security Division (MSD) of the Department for Transport have permitted the searches of container lorry drivers to be performed using a Hand Held Metal Detector (HHMD) – this will be implemented with immediate effect. Please note that searches of cab interiors, the exterior of the vehicle and the interior of empty containers will not be changed at this time.
Please read our full message about search procedures here.