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Felixstowe sets box record

[ September 26, 2012   //   ]

The Port of Felixstowe set a new record for the number of container moves in a 12 hour shift with the recent call of the Maersk Sarnia. A total of 3,431 exchanges were completed on the vessel and in a 12 hour shift, 602 moves were completed by an individual Quayside Gantry Crane, the equivalent of more than 50 moves per hour, at an overall speed of 182 moves per hour across the whole vessel.

In the past 12 months the port has achieved an overall improvement of 24% in real operational moves per hour on deep sea vessels.

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