Hutchison Ports, Port of Felixstowe is Britain’s biggest and busiest container port and one of the largest in Europe
With nine container berths and two Roll-on Roll-off berths , Felixstowe handles approximately 4 million TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) and 365,000 trailer units per year.
Felixstowe’s east coast location provides minimum deviation from the main shipping lanes serving North Europe giving maximum flexibility for vessels scheduling and delivering real benefits to trade and the environment. Together with its unrivalled rail, road and short-sea feeder links,
Felixstowe plays a pivotal role in keeping the UK’s trade moving. Key benefits for users include:
• Less Time
• Less Cost
• Less Carbon Emissions
• Less Risk of Tidal and Congestion Delay
• More Choice & Flexibility to Meet Changing Needs & Increasing Demands
The Port of Felixstowe is committed to reducing its carbon footprint and has committed to achieving net-zero by 2035. It has an extensive programme of investment in new, sustainable equipment including 100 battery powered autonomous terminal tractors, the first of their kind in Europe. All electrically-powered equipment uses energy from certified renewable sources.
Hutchison Ports continues to invest significantly in new technology, people and infrastructure at its UK ports. It recognises that continued success depends on attracting and retaining the right customers, embracing technological advances, and anticipating developments within the industry brought about by broader, global economic factors.
Hutchison Ports is the ports and related services division of CK Hutchison Holdings Limited. Hutchison Ports is the world’s leading port investor, developer and operator with a network of port operations in 54 ports spanning 25 countries throughout Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, the Americas and Australasia. Over the years, Hutchison Ports has expanded into other logistics and transportation-related businesses, including cruise ship terminals, distribution centres, rail services and ship repair facilities.