The Port of Felixstowe is Britain’s biggest and busiest container port, and one of the largest in Europe.
The port handles more than 4million TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) and welcomes approximately 3,000 ships each year, including the largest container vessels afloat today – crucially, the port provides some of the deepest water close to the open sea of any European port. Around 17 shipping lines operate from Felixstowe, offering approximately 31 services to and from 709 ports around the world.
Together with its unrivalled rail and road links connecting the port to distribution hubs in the Midlands and elsewhere in the UK, Felixstowe plays a pivotal role in keeping the UK’s trade moving, and delivers real benefits to customers, the community and the industry.
The Port of Felixstowe has led the UK industry for over 30 years. It is successful not merely because it is larger than any other British port, but because it is the best at providing customers with the services they need, delivering valuable advantages over alternative container ports.
The success of the Port of Felixstowe stems from our continued commitment to investment in new technology, people and processes. By offering quicker, more efficient services to our customers, combined with a genuine focus on the future, we will continue to ensure you can gain genuine commercial advantage by choosing the Port of Felixstowe as your partner.
The Port of Felixstowe has a history of leading the way for Container shipping and distribution.