Ro-Ro cargo operations continue to form an integral part of the daily activities at the Port of Felixstowe.
These activities are centred on Dooley Terminal’s berths 3 & 4, which provide common-user Ro-Ro capacity with lock-free access, rapid mooring/un-mooring, 650 trailer parking slots, and secure ISPS-compliant terminal facilities – including a high specification surfacing and security fencing, and sophisticated camera systems for the recording of cargo condition through the gatehouse complex.
Berth 3 has a 174 metre quay, with a minimum depth alongside of 7.3 metres. It incorporates an elevating, dual lane Ro-Ro bridge that is 43.6 metres long, 9.1 metres wide, with an end width of 17 metres and load capacity of 120 tonnes. The berth can be accessed at all states of the tides by bow- and stern-loading vessels up to 146 metres in length, with a beam of 24.4 metres.
Berth 4 provides deep-sea Ro-Ro and container handling facilities. It has a 246.5 metre quay equipped with a 120 tonne capacity; double width, elevating Ro-Ro bridge with a minimum depth alongside of 9.75 metres.