Felixstowe digs deep for next-generation boxships

Hutchison Ports has completed strengthening and dredging works to Berth 7 at its Felixstowe Trinity Terminal. Berth 7 – one of nine container berths - has been dredged from 15.0m to 16.5 metres below Chart Datum and the berth box widened from 55m to 70m. Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe chief executive, Chris Lewis, said: " As the number of ultra-large container ships continues to grow we will continue to improve and ... [+]

Felixstowe to be 5G test-bed

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe has been selected as part of the Government’s 5G Trials and Testbeds Programme. It will be the largest UK port to deploy the technology. The £3.4 million project has received £1.6 million from the Government as part of 5G Create, a competition to support innovators ... [+]

Chris Lewis reboots his ports career

Former DP World UK chief executive Chris Lewis is re-entering the ports industry as Hutchison Ports UK, almost exactly a year after retiring. Reporting to managing director of Hutchison Ports Europe, Clemence Cheng, he joins the company at a critical time; operations at the port of Felixstowe have been badly ... [+]

Minister sees Felixstowe ro ro work at first hand

Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani has inspected ongoing work to upgrade ro ro facilities at the Port of Felixstowe in her first port visit of 2020 and the new government. The scheme, which is due to be completed before the end of the Brexit transition period, include the lengthening of No.3 Ro/Ro ... [+]

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