Three new ship-to-shore gantry cranes have been delivered to the Port of Felixstowe, the Port of Britain. Built by ZPMC in Shanghai, the new cranes will be operated on the port’s Berth 8&9 which are currently being extended to increase the port’s ability to handle the latest ultra-large container ships. The cranes are all designed […]
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The Port of Felixstowe is creating an environmental corridor as part of the Go Green campaign launched by Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) and a number of other global port operators. The initiative at Felixstowe will include the refurbishment of part of a system of dykes within the port. The work will include the improvement of […]
The Port of Felixstowe, the Port of Britain, has walked away with the coveted Rail Freight Group 2015 Customer Care Award for its continued and sustained improvement in customer service. This award recognises the port’s commitment to delivering for its customers’ real needs by consistently making every effort to ensure continuity of service and minimal […]
The 31st daily rail service has commenced today (2 September 2015) from the Port of Felixstowe, the Port of Britain. The new service is operated by GB Railfreight, their 7th daily service from the port. It runs between Felixstowe and Birch Coppice, Birmingham. Commenting on the new service, Clemence Cheng, Chief Executive Officer of the […]
The Minister for Local Growth and the Northern Powerhouse, James Wharton, visited Teesport this week to view the recent investments made at the Port to support continued growth. During the Port tour, PD Ports’ CEO, David Robinson, showed the MP for Stockton South over £60m worth of investment spent in developing, upgrading and enhancing capacity […]
PD Ports is pleased to announce the arrival of a new Ro-Ro service direct from Japan to Teesport by global shipping line, K-Line. Commencing in September, the new route will use K-Line’s newly announced 7500-unit Ro-Ro vessels to transport cargoes from the Port of Tokuyama-Kudamatsu, Japan to Teesport, on the North East coast of England. […]