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In this issue of Ship2Shore, the Port of Felixstowe examines the effects of Brexit, how Harwich Haven Authority’s VTS works, the future of autonomous trucks and Hutchison Ports Amsterdam, one of six ports which make up the Hutchison Ports European network.

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Latest developments

Expansion of container yard commences, Port of Felixstowe Environment Award, maiden call of the Manchester Maersk, new Terberg tractors for Harwich, the Port Community Fund receives cash boost, branch line upgrade underway and Felixstowe takes delivery of first remote control cranes.

Brexit Briefing

The Port of Felixstowe assesses the implications of a future outside the single market and the Customs Union, putting the port in an interesting position.

Regigging The Jigsaw

Looks at the complex workings of Harwich Haven Authority’s VTS system, likened to the shipping world’s version of air traffic control, but with tides.


Institute of Export & International Trade Director General, Lesley Batchelor’s message to exporters to stop waiting for something to happen and start learning how international trade works.

—“One of the reasons why Felixstowe won Port Operator of the Year 2017 is because of their commitment to the environment and reducing CO2 emissions. I was therefore delighted to announce the winner of the Port’s Environment Award”
Therese Coffey MP, Environment Minister.