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Minister sees Felixstowe at first hand

[ October 31, 2014   //   ]

Shipping and Ports Minister John Hayes paid his first visit to Felixstowe on 30 October. He took ion the UK flagged Ever Lambent Evergreen container vessel. He said:  “Britain has long been a nautical powerhouse, with the maritime sector generating well over £8bn for the economy every year. Our ports have weathered the economic storm of recent years better than many parts of the economy and I fully appreciate the importance of Felixstowe in delivering long term growth.”