Port of Felixstowe takes delivery of its first two remote control ship-to-shore gantry cranes

Port of Felixstowe takes delivery of its first two remote control ship-to-shore gantry cranes

The Port of Felixstowe has taken delivery of its first two remote control ship-to-shore gantry cranes. The two new cranes, the 32nd and 33rd at the UK's largest container port, were delivered on the Zhen Hua 23 from …
Apr 11, 2018 /  Vessels
Manchester Maersk makes maiden call in the UK honouring Maersk Line’s commitment to Britain

Manchester Maersk makes maiden call in the UK honouring Maersk Line’s commitment to Britain

Maersk’s commitment to British customers continues, with enhanced product offering and strong focus on customer service solutions. Manchester Maersk is the latest next-generation Triple-E vessel – the most …
Feb 27, 2018 /  Vessels
Latest Expansion begins at Port of Felixstowe

Latest Expansion begins at Port of Felixstowe

The Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport, has officiated at a formal ground-breaking ceremony to mark the start of work on the latest phase of expansion at Hutchison Ports Port of …
Jan 12, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Felixstowe handles 1 million TEU by rail

Port of Felixstowe handles 1 million TEU by rail

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe has become the first port in the UK to handle over 1 million TEU by rail in a single year. The one-millionth unit was loaded Wednesday (13 December 2017) onto the 13:34 Freightliner …
Dec 15, 2017 /  Curious
Port of Felixstowe Wins “Port Operator of the Year” at the Lloyd's List Global Awards

Port of Felixstowe Wins “Port Operator of the Year” at the Lloyd's List Global Awards

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe won the Port Operator of the Year at the Lloyd's List Global Awards presented last night at the National Maritime Museum in London. The Port of Felixstowe won the award for a …
Sep 29, 2017 /  Curious
The world’s largest containership, the 21,413TEUs OOCL Hong Kong, has made its maiden call at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe

The world’s largest containership, the 21,413TEUs OOCL Hong Kong, has made its maiden call at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe

The world's largest container ship, the 21,413 TEU OOCL Hong Kong, has made its maiden call at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe. The call represented a double celebration it also marked the return of OOCL to the UK's …
Jun 22, 2017 /  Vessels
Another record breaker at the Port of Felixstowe

Another record breaker at the Port of Felixstowe

The largest container ship to call in North Europe so far has made its maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe. The 20,568 TEU Madrid Maersk, operated on the 2M NEU2 Asia to Europe service, has arrived at the port with …
Jun 9, 2017 /  Curious
Port Of Felixstowe Welcomes New “North Europe Turkey Express” (NET) Service

Port Of Felixstowe Welcomes New “North Europe Turkey Express” (NET) Service

The Port of Felixstowe has welcomed the first call of a new service connecting North Europe and Turkey. Known as the 'North Europe Turkey Express' (NET), the new weekly service is jointly operated by Cosco Shipping …
Apr 11, 2017 /  Vessels
One dead, one injured in engine room explosion onboard container ship Manhattan Bridge

One dead, one injured in engine room explosion onboard container ship Manhattan Bridge

One crew member of the container ship Manhattan Bridge died and one has been seriously injured, sustaining severe burns, when the vessel sustained a violent engine room explosion during berthing operations at the …
Jan 20, 2017 /  Accidents
IMO Maritime Day Theme Launched At The Port Of Felixstowe

IMO Maritime Day Theme Launched At The Port Of Felixstowe

The theme for the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) World Maritime Day 2017 has been launched by the IMO Secretary General, Kitack Lim, during a visit to the Port of Felixstowe. "Connecting Ships, Ports and …
Jan 19, 2017 /  Curious