Felixstowe welcomes mega vessel Ever Ace to port

The Port of Felixstowe has welcomed the world’s largest container ship to its port. The 24,000 TEU Ever Ace, operated by Taiwanese line Evergreen Marine arrived at the UK’s largest container port on 13 September from Hamburg, having commenced its voyage at Qingdao, China in July. The A-type vessel is 400m in length and 61.5m […]

Ever Given staggers into Port of Felixstowe

The Ever Given has arrived at the Port of Felixstowe in the UK. Four months following its grounding at the Suez Canal, disrupting supply chains and causing millions of dollars lost through delays and cancellations, the 20,388 TEU containership reached the Suffolk port after calling at the Port of Rotterdam on 29 July. Operated by […]

Maersk expands rail presence at Port of Felixstowe

Maersk to expand rail freight presence at Port of Felixstowe

A.P. Moller-Maersk (Maersk) has reached an agreement with BGRf, one of the largest rail freight operators in the UK, to operate a rail service from Felixstowe to Newell & Wright in Tinsley seven days of the week. The carrier said the COVID-19 pandemic and Brexit have put the Port of Felixstowe and supply chain operations […]

Port of Felixstowe builds mega-ship capacity with berth expansion

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe has completed dredging works at Berth 7 of the Trinity Terminal as part of the port’s expansion for mega-ships. Berth 7, one of the nine container berths at the port, has been dredged from 15m to 16.5m below chart datum and the berth box has been widened from 55m to […]

Port of Felixstowe Rail Service

Port of Felixstowe launches latest Yorkshire rail service

Hutchison Ports, operator of the Port of Felixstowe, has launched a new daily rail service connecting the container port with Yorkshire, England. Announced on 10 March, the service to Wakefield is the 13th operated by GB Railfreight and the 12th daily rail connection to Yorkshire. Felixstowe has three dedicated rail terminals at its facility. The […]