Search results for: Felixstowe

43 results

A list of search results

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Felixstowe has received the prestigious ‘Best Container Terminal in Europe’ Award at the 27th Annual Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards (the AFSCAs). The award was presented to the Port at a glittering ceremony held in Beijing. Commenting on the award, Clemence Cheng, Chief Executive Officer of Hutchison Ports (UK) Limited, owners […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair a flood defence wall in Felixstowe will begin at the start of next week. The wall is between the War Memorial to the north of Felixstowe and Landguard Common to the south. The £120,000 works will help to continue to protect 960 residential and 468 commercial properties. Pete Roberts, Asset Performance Team […]

  • 28 September 2011

    The Port of Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port, formally opens a new deep water shipping terminal. The new terminal which consists of two berths – Berths 8&9 – is the first stage of a £1 billion plus inward investment programme in Hutchison’s UK ports. Currently the Port of Felixstowe deals with over 40 per […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Felixstowe, a subsidiary of Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH), launched its Asian customer roadshow in Hong Kong last week. The guest-of-honour, Caroline Wilson, the newly appointed British Consul-General to Hong Kong and Macao, made her first public appearance in her new role at the event. Speaking at the event, Caroline Wilson said, “The […]

  • 17 February 2014

    The Port of Felixstowe has received consent from the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) for the extension of its newest container handling facility, Berths 8 and 9. The expansion marks yet another milestone to increase the port’s ability to berth the next generation of mega vessels. Commenting on the latest development at the port, Clemence Cheng, […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Customers at the Port of Felixstowe are benefitting from fast vessel turnarounds on the quayside as a result of a program of continuous improvements. 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 3431 exchanges were completed […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Prime Minister, the Rt Hon David Cameron MP, launched an Economic Plan for the East of England today during a visit to the Port of Felixstowe. “The extraordinary scale of the trade you are pioneering is not just fundamental to success in this region it’s fundamental to the success of the whole country,” said the […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Trelleborg Marine Systems, part of Trelleborg Engineered Systems, has been contracted by Costain, a leading UK engineering solutions provider, to supply fender systems for berths eight and nine, as part of a £300 million reconfiguration known as the Felixstowe South development. With global patterns showing that vessel sizes are steadily on the rise, the pressure […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The coastguard is searching for a missing person after a yacht and dredger collided one mile off Felixstowe, announced MCA Press Office. One person on board was pulled to safety but another person is unaccounted for. The Felixstowe Coastguard Rescue Team, two lifeboats from Harwich, two pilot boats, a dive boat, the search and rescue helicopter […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The latest extension to the Port of Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port was officially opened by Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, Parliamentary Secretary and Deputy Leader of the House of Commons last week. The £34 million project to extend the port’s 9th berth by 190m was completed by VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster under a joint […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    VolkerBrooks has successfully fabricated and delivered 190 tonnes of twin Rectangular Hollow Section (RHS) wailings, to assist with the extension of berth 9 at the Port of Felixstowe. To help provide structural support to the port’s newly piled quay wall, VolkerBrooks’ in house steel fabrication team prepped and butt welded 66 50mm thick end plates […]

  • 31 May 2013

    Harwich Haven Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for the ports of Harwich and Felixstowe dredging contract. This contract is for the provision of a suitable backhoe dredger to excavate approximately 112 trial pits for others to take samples and analyse. The trial pits lie within the current navigation channel and harbour areas […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling MP, 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 Felixstowe. Approximately 13 hectares of new paved container yard is to be constructed directly behind Berth 9 at the UK’s largest container […]

  • 14 April 2014

    Work has started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK’s largest container port. VSBW Joint Venture, a consortium of VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, has been appointed as the lead contractor to extend the port’s Berth 9 by 190 metres. The work will increase the combined lengths of Berths 8 and […]

  • 8 August 2011

    Contractor Volker Stevin is mobilising it construction team for the first phase of a £10m sea defence job on Central Felixstowe seafront.   (constructionenquirer) [mappress] Source: constructionenquirer, August 8, 2011

  • 7 March 2011

    Mott MacDonald is currently finalising detailed designs of the scheme to help manage and protect the coast of Felixstowe from coastal… (waterbriefing) [mappress] Source: waterbriefing, March 7, 2011  

  • 6 December 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    The UK’s Secretary of State for Transport, the Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, has visited the Port of Felixstowe, the country’s largest container port, to see it take delivery of its latest consignment of new cranes. Whilst at the port, the Secretary of State met with senior management of the port, before a tour of […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    VolkerStevin has received the Most Considerate Site Runner-Up award for the Lower Todmorden and Walsden FAS Phase three project at the National Site Awards, given only to the top 26 Gold Award winning projects in the UK. VolkerStevin also won two Bronze Awards for the Central Felixstowe Coast Protection Scheme and Duddington Sluice Replacement. All […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Harwich Haven Authority has issued tender documents for a new maintenance dredging contract, estimated to be worth around £24 million. According to HHA, the framework contract, which will run for four years, involves maintenance dredging in Harwich, Felixstowe and the navigation channels. Overall, the contract includes maintenance dredging in Harwich and Felixstowe, disposal to sea and to […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port Infrastructure Development 2015 Conference will take place on September 1-3, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Focusing on every aspect of port development from expansion through to life extension, this event will deliver learning outcomes from the largest and most complex projects around the globe, discussing best practice planning, design, construction, delivery and asset management. […]

  • 12 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The first phase of the Felixstowe South Reconfiguration (FSR) is almost complete, apart from the land-side works, and all the various dredgers, hopper barges, survey vessels and ancillary craft have now left the port… [mappress] Source: Maritime Journal, March 11, 2010;

  • 3 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Russia: Large Fleet of Dredgers on Its Way to Sabetta Port 19 dredging vessels led by CSD “D’Artagnan” departed the Port of Murmansk on July 27 and are now on their way to the Port of Sabetta.   Spain: Port of Mahon Dredging Wrapped Up The aim of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The trailing suction hopper dredger Ham 316 started the maintenance dredging operations at the berths and approaches to Felixstowe this week, the Harwich Haven Authority announced in its latest Notice to Mariners. The dredger, which has large, powerful pumps and engine that enable it to suck up sand, clay, sludge and even gravel from sea bed, will work in […]

  • 20 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord Takes Over Dravo S. A. (Spain) Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has acquired all shares of its Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A.   UK: Boskalis Begins Port of Felixstowe Dredging Work has started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK’s largest […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work has recently started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK’s largest container port. VSBW Joint Venture, a consortium of VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, has been appointed as the lead contactor to extend the port’s Berth 9 by 190 metres. The work will increase the combined lengths of Berths 8 […]

  • 16 December 2011

    PD Ports has recently made two new appointments to help drive business growth. Rob Brewster has been appointed as Development Director Logistics and Andrew Lowdon has joined the Company as Commercial Analyst. These new roles are designed to further emphasise PD Ports’ growth strategy and to continuously reinvigorate the business’ commercial activities and seek new […]