Hutchison Ports UK Celebrates Pride Month

1st Jun 2024

Hutchison Ports UK Celebrates Pride Month

For Pride Month, June 2024 - Hutchison Ports UK (HPUK) celebrated the diversity and strength of the LGBTQ+ community, as well as promoting acceptance and equality within the workplace.

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The World’s First Large Methanol-enabled Container Vessel – Ane Maersk

28th Apr 2024

The World’s First Large Methanol-enabled Container Vessel – Ane Maersk

The Port of Felixstowe welcomed the maiden call of the Ane Maersk, the world’s first large methanol-enabled container vessel as it made its first call in North Europe in March 2024.

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Port of Felixstowe Autonomous Truck Implementation

22nd Apr 2024

Port of Felixstowe Autonomous Truck Implementation

In another significant step on the journey towards Net Zero and technological advancement, the first implementation phase of the port’s Autonomous Truck (AT) project began today, 22 April 2024.

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Felixstowe High School’s ‘Tech Talent’ Visit To The Port of Felixstowe

18th Mar 2024

Felixstowe High School’s ‘Tech Talent’ Visit To The Port of Felixstowe

The best of Felixstowe High School’s ‘Tech Talent’ visited the Port of Felixstowe recently to gain an understanding of opportunities at the port.

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Port of Felixstowe Rail Market Growth

10th Mar 2024

Port of Felixstowe Rail Market Growth

As well as being the country’s largest container port, the Port of Felixstowe is the UK’s largest intermodal rail facility.

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Hutchison Ports UK Celebrates International Women’s Day 2024

8th Mar 2024

Hutchison Ports UK Celebrates International Women’s Day 2024

Hutchison Ports’ UK ports celebrated International Women's Day 2024 with events held to highlight and applaud the incredible contributions and achievements of women in the workforce.

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Harwich International Port Scoops HPUK Environmental Award 2023

10th Feb 2024

Harwich International Port Scoops HPUK Environmental Award 2023

Harwich International’s Fuel Efficiency Project is the 2023 winner of Hutchison Ports (UK)’s coveted Environmental Award.

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HPUK Introduces Mental Health First Aiders

1st Feb 2024

HPUK Introduces Mental Health First Aiders

In recognition of ‘Time to Talk Day’, the nation’s biggest mental health conversation, Hutchison Ports (UK) is pleased to announce the introduction of Mental Health First Aiders. ​

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Hutchison Ports (UK) Supports National Apprenticeship Week

20th Jan 2024

Hutchison Ports (UK) Supports National Apprenticeship Week

Become a future Engineering Apprentice. Hutchison Ports UK has launched its 2024 Engineering Apprenticeship programme.

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RECORD DRAFT AT PORT OF FELIXSTOWE

13th Nov 2023

RECORD DRAFT AT PORT OF FELIXSTOWE

The Mumbai Maersk has set a new record for the deepest draft vessel to call at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe.

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Port of Felixstowe deepening complete

4th Oct 2023

Port of Felixstowe deepening complete

The main approach channel and Berths 8&9 at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe have been deepened to improve access for the world’s largest container ships.

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Port of Felixstowe welcomes first methanol-powered ship

29th Sep 2023

Port of Felixstowe welcomes first methanol-powered ship

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe has celebrated the maiden call of the Laura Maersk, the first container ship in the world to complete a voyage powered by Green Methanol.

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Port of Felixstowe takes delivery of 6 new electric rubber-tyred gantry cranes

9th Jun 2023

Port of Felixstowe takes delivery of 6 new electric rubber-tyred gantry cranes

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe has taken delivery of six new semi-automated remote-controlled electric rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RCeRTGs) for Konecranes of Finland. They are the first part of an order for 17 new cranes.

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Port of Felixstowe and Westwell agree deal for 100 autonomous trucks

5th Jun 2023

Port of Felixstowe and Westwell agree deal for 100 autonomous trucks

Port of Felixstowe, part of the Hutchison Ports' network, and Shanghai Westwell Technology Co. Ltd (Westwell) have signed an agreement for an additional 100 battery-powered autonomous Q-Trucks. The order follows a tender exercise and a thorough testing and evaluation process.

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Hutchison Ports to achieve net-zero in UK by 2035

30th May 2023

Hutchison Ports to achieve net-zero in UK by 2035

Hutchison Ports has set a target of 2035 for its three UK ports to achieve Net-Zero for Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions.

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Record cargo at Port of Felixstowe

13th Jan 2023

Record cargo at Port of Felixstowe

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe has handled what is believed to be the largest number of containers ever on a single ship in Europe.

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Egyptian minister of transport visits Port of Felixstowe

16th Dec 2022

Egyptian minister of transport visits Port of Felixstowe

The Egyptian Minister of Transport, Lieutenant General Kamel Elwazer, has paid a visit to Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe.

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Port of Felixstowe deploys first autonomous trucks

13th Dec 2022

Port of Felixstowe deploys first autonomous trucks

In a ground-breaking move, Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe is believed to be the first port in Europe to introduce autonomous terminal tractor units (ATs) into mixed traffic container terminal operations.

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Ship2Shore Magazine #36

10th Sep 2022

Ship2Shore Magazine #36

The latest Ship2Shore celebrates 20 years of GB Railfreight at Felixstowe, The Queen’s Platinum Years, a new volume benchmark, Ro-Ro capacity boost and more.

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Port of Felixstowe launches ocean a new online data portal

21st Jul 2022

Port of Felixstowe launches ocean a new online data portal

In a ground-breaking move, Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe is believed to be the first port in Europe to introduce autonomous terminal tractor units (ATs) into mixed traffic container terminal operations.

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Port of Felixstowe achieves new volume benchmark

14th Mar 2022

Port of Felixstowe achieves new volume benchmark

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe has broken its own record for the most containers handled on a single ship for the third time in two months.

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5G goes live at the Port of Felixstowe

3rd Mar 2022

5G goes live at the Port of Felixstowe

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe has reached a significant milestone by becoming the largest UK port to deploy 5G technology and the Internet of Things (IoT).

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SHIP2SHORE Magazine #35

17th Jan 2022

SHIP2SHORE Magazine #35

So while we celebrate being the first UK port to pass 100 million TEU and recognise the achievements and foresight of those who preceded us,

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38th daily rail service from the Port of Felixstowe

10th Jan 2022

38th daily rail service from the Port of Felixstowe

The 38th daily rail service has been introduced at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe. The new service is operated by GB Railfreight for Maritime Transport and connects the port with Birch Coppice in the Midlands.

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Port of Felixstowe tops 100 million TEU

2nd Dec 2021

Port of Felixstowe tops 100 million TEU

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe has passed the 100 million TEU mark since it handled its first container in the 1960s.

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Port of Felixstowe chosen for clean maritime demonstration programme

15th Sep 2021

Port of Felixstowe chosen for clean maritime demonstration programme

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe has been announced as one of the beneficiaries of the Department for Transport's Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC).

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Port of Felixstowe welcomes world’s largest container ship

13th Sep 2021

Port of Felixstowe welcomes world’s largest container ship

The Ever Ace, the world's largest container ship, has made its maiden call at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe.

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SHIP2SHORE Magazine #34

17th Aug 2021

SHIP2SHORE Magazine #34

The last 18 months has seen a huge amount of upheaval as people around the world have had to change the way they live and work in response to the Covid pandemic.

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Port of Felixstowe makes major decarbonisation investment

11th Aug 2021

Port of Felixstowe makes major decarbonisation investment

Coinciding with COP26 in Glasgow, Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe has announced a major investment in new equipment to help decarbonise its operations.

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Enhanced deep-water berth for Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe

13th Apr 2021

Enhanced deep-water berth for Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe has further enhanced its deep-water berth capacity following the successful completion of strengthening and dredging works to Berth 7 on Trinity Terminal.

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Second new rail service in 7 days commences at the Port of Felixstowe

15th Mar 2021

Second new rail service in 7 days commences at the Port of Felixstowe

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe is delighted to announce the start of a new rail service to the East Midlands Gateway (EMG), the second new rail service from the port in just seven days.

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New rail service from the Port of Felixstowe

10th Mar 2021

New rail service from the Port of Felixstowe

A new daily rail service has been introduced at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe. The new service is operated by GB Railfreight and connects the UK's largest container port with Wakefield in Yorkshire.

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Port of Felixstowe Ro/Ro upgrade complete

9th Feb 2021

Port of Felixstowe Ro/Ro upgrade complete

Work to allow Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe to accommodate larger Ro/Ro vessels and improve the efficiency of vessel operations has been completed.

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Port of Felixstowe selected for UK government 5G trial

13th Jan 2021

Port of Felixstowe selected for UK government 5G trial

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe will be the largest UK port to deploy 5G technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) to enhance productivity, efficiency and safety across its core operations.

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London Thamesport receives first train for Tideway East

20th Aug 2020

London Thamesport receives first train for Tideway East

The first train has arrived at Hutchison Ports London Thamesport with primary tunnel precast rings for the Thames Tideway Tunnel project in London.

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Hutchison Ports gains UK women in maritime charter certification

6th Mar 2020

Hutchison Ports gains UK women in maritime charter certification

Hutchison Ports has become the first major UK port to gain Women in Maritime Charter Certification.

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Port of Felixstowe upgrades Ro/Ro facilities

15th Jan 2020

Port of Felixstowe upgrades Ro/Ro facilities

In her first port visit of 2020, Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani MP has inspected the site of work to upgrade Roll-on/Roll-off facilities at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe.

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New rail destination from the Port of Felixstowe

9th Jan 2020

New rail destination from the Port of Felixstowe

A new daily rail service has been introduced at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe.

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Ship2Shore Magazine #33

20th Oct 2019

Ship2Shore Magazine #33

The City of London has long been renowned as one of the world’s leading maritime centres and its success is being celebrated once again in the biennial London International Shipping Week (LISW).

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Ship2shore Magazine #32

20th Jun 2019

Ship2shore Magazine #32

Maritime transport is essential to the world’s economy, with over 90% of the world’s trade being carried by sea, but few people give much thought to the men and women who make their living moving the goods we all rely on across the oceans.

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One chooses paris to provide more efficient and sustainable transport management

18th Jun 2019

One chooses paris to provide more efficient and sustainable transport management

ONE chooses PARIS to provide more efficient and sustainable transport management.

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Another destination by rail from Port of Felixstowe

21st May 2019

Another destination by rail from Port of Felixstowe

Another new destination has been added to the range of intermodal rail connections available from the Port of Felixstowe.

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Remote controlled RTGs at the Port of Felixstowe

16th Apr 2019

Remote controlled RTGs at the Port of Felixstowe

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe has taken delivery of its first remote-controlled Rubber Tyred Gantry cranes (RTGs).

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Hutchison Ports supports International Women’s Day

8th Mar 2019

Hutchison Ports supports International Women’s Day

To mark International Women's Day Hutchison Ports' Executive Director, Clemence Cheng met with UK Maritime Minister, Nusrat Ghani MP, to confirm the leading port operator's support for the Women in Maritime initiative.

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New rail service launched from Port of Felixstowe by GB Railfreight

28th Jan 2019

New rail service launched from Port of Felixstowe by GB Railfreight

A new intermodal rail freight service connecting the Port of Felixstowe with the Birch Coppice terminal in the Midlands has been launched by GB Railfreight.

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Port of Felixstowe and DFDS boost capacity

21st Jan 2019

Port of Felixstowe and DFDS boost capacity

The Port of Felixstowe and leading Danish ferry operator DFDS have agreed to increase roll-on/roll-off (ro/ro) capacity at the UK port by over 40% through investment in a new linkspan, tractor units and additional trailer parking facilities.

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Ship2shore Magazine #31

20th Jan 2019

Ship2shore Magazine #31

Predicting the future has always been an imprecise science. It has never been easy but, with signs that protectionism may be on the increase around the world and with Brexit on the near-horizon closer to home, it has arguably never been more difficult than it is at the moment.

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New offshore wind base at Harwich International

26th Nov 2018

New offshore wind base at Harwich International

Hutchison Ports Harwich International has hosted a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the official start of construction of the £10 million state-of-the-art operations & maintenance (O&M) base for Galloper Offshore Wind Farm.

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Ship2Shore Magazine #30

20th May 2018

Ship2Shore Magazine #30

The world of shipping has changed immeasurably in the last 70 years and the IMO has done great work to improve maritime safety and to minimise the impact of shipping on the global environment.

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Remote control gantry cranes at Port of Felixstowe

10th Apr 2018

Remote control gantry cranes at Port of Felixstowe

The Port of Felixstowe has taken delivery of its first two remote control ship-to-shore gantry cranes.

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Ship2shore Magazine #29

20th Jan 2018

Ship2shore Magazine #29

As we looked back in 2017 over the 50 years since the UK’s first dedicated container terminal opened at the Port of Felixstowe, the changes in our industry are quite remarkable.

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Latest expansion begins at Port of Felixstowe

11th Jan 2018

Latest expansion begins at Port of Felixstowe

The Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport, 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.

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Port of Felixstowe handles 1 million TEU by rail

13th Dec 2017

Port of Felixstowe handles 1 million TEU by rail

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe has become the first port in the UK to handle over 1 million TEU by rail in a single year.

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Port of Felixstowe rail improvements receive go-ahead

16th Oct 2017

Port of Felixstowe rail improvements receive go-ahead

The latest enhancements to Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe's rail connections have been given the green light by the Secretary of State for Transport.

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Port of Felixstowe wins Port Operator of the Year

28th Sep 2017

Port of Felixstowe wins Port Operator of the Year

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe won the Port Operator of the Year at the Lloyd's List Global Awards presented last night at the National Maritime Museum in London.

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Ship2shore Magazine #28

20th Sep 2017

Ship2shore Magazine #28

Just as the networks of the three major global alliances were established and beginning to settle down, it was announced that Cosco Shipping will acquire Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL).

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Latest phase of expansion at the Port of Felixstowe

15th Sep 2017

Latest phase of expansion at the Port of Felixstowe

A contract will be awarded today for the latest phase of expansion at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe.

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100th Mega ship of 2017 arrives at the Port of Felixstowe

12th Sep 2017

100th Mega ship of 2017 arrives at the Port of Felixstowe

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe will welcome its 100th 18,000+ TEU vessel of 2017 on Thursday this week as the UK's maritime industry celebrates London International Shipping Week (LISW).

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New and Improved cranes at the Port of Felixstowe

24th Jul 2017

New and Improved cranes at the Port of Felixstowe

The Port of Felixstowe has ordered two new gantry cranes for its Berths 8&9 and work has started to raise 10 of the existing cranes on Trinity Terminal at the port.

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Ship2shore Magazine #27

20th Jul 2017

Ship2shore Magazine #27

Throughout 2017 we are celebrating 50 years of dedicated container terminal operations at the Port of Felixstowe.

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The World’s largest container ship, the 21,413 TEU OOCL Hong Kong, has made its maiden call at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe.

22nd Jun 2017

The World’s largest container ship, the 21,413 TEU OOCL Hong Kong, has made its maiden call at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe.

The world's largest container ship, the 21,413 TEU OOCL Hong Kong, has made its maiden call at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe.

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Ship2shore Magazine #26

20th Apr 2017

Ship2shore Magazine #26

There is an old saying to the effect that ‘if you want four opinions, ask two economists’. That has never been truer than it is today but, despite there being a good degree of economic uncertainty, the UK’s economy continues to grow at an impressive rate.

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Port of Felixstowe welcomes new ‘North Europe Turkey Express’ (net) service

10th Apr 2017

Port of Felixstowe welcomes new ‘North Europe Turkey Express’ (net) service

The Port of Felixstowe has welcomed the first call of a new service connecting North Europe and Turkey. Known as the 'North Europe Turkey Express' (NET), the new weekly service is jointly operated by Cosco Shipping and OOCL.

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Port of Felixstowe hosts export hub

7th Apr 2017

Port of Felixstowe hosts export hub

The Port of Felixstowe has hosted a visit by the Department for International Trade’s Export Hub as part of the Exporting is GREAT campaign.

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Hutchison Ports signs operating contract for Norvik Port

8th Mar 2017

Hutchison Ports signs operating contract for Norvik Port

Hutchison Ports has signed a formal agreement with Ports of Stockholm to operate the container terminal under construction at Stockholm Norvik Port.

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IMO Maritime Day theme launched at the Port of Felixstowe

18th Jan 2017

IMO Maritime Day theme launched at the Port of Felixstowe

The theme for the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) World Maritime Day 2017 has been launched by the IMO Secretary General, Kitack Lim, during a visit to the Port of Felixstowe.

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Ship2Shore Magazine #25

20th Dec 2016

Ship2Shore Magazine #25

I was delighted to attend recently the official launch of London International Shipping Week 2017 (LISW17) having been appointed to the event’s Board of Advisors earlier in the year.

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Hutchison Ports signs MOU for development of Chornomorsk Port in Ukraine

19th Dec 2016

Hutchison Ports signs MOU for development of Chornomorsk Port in Ukraine

Hutchison Ports has signed an MOU with the Government of Ukraine for the development of Chornomorsk Port on the Black Sea.

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Port of Felixstowe celebrates 50 Years of container terminals

13th Dec 2016

Port of Felixstowe celebrates 50 Years of container terminals

The Port of Felixstowe has launched a year of celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of the UK’s first operational container terminal.

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Ship2shore Magazine #24

20th Jul 2016

Ship2shore Magazine #24

The UK is heavily reliant on sea borne trade. 95% of the country’s trade moves by sea but the topic of the safety and welfare of seafarers is something that receives scant attention.

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Ship2shore Magazine #23

20th May 2016

Ship2shore Magazine #23

Mergers and alliances have been a feature of the container shipping industry, as liner operators continue to seek the economies of scale that deliver highly efficient and cost- effective services.

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Ship2shore Magazine #22

26th Feb 2016

Ship2shore Magazine #22

Climate change and the effect of human activities on the environment are, once again, high on the agenda for many world leaders.

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Ship2shore Magazine #21

20th Nov 2015

Ship2shore Magazine #21

The UK continues to be a vibrant maritime nation. Aside from a successful port sector, the UK is a key centre for ship-owning, ship management, ship- broking, finance, insurance and the myriad of other services upon which the maritime industry relies

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