2002

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News Release
16th December 2002

Contractor Named for Port of Felixstowe Expansion

The Port of Felixstowe today announced that Costain has been awarded the £28 million civil engineering contract for the extension of the Port’s Trinity Terminal.

News Release
12th December 2002

Capacity Boost for the Port of Felixstowe

It has ordered three additional Ship-to-Shore Gantry Cranes (SSGCs) and ten new Rubber-Tyred Gantry Cranes (RTGCs) from Zhenhua Port Machinery Company (ZPMC) of Shanghai, part of the Options provided in an existing crane contract.

News Release
4th December 2002

Port of Felixstowe Announces Plans for Extra Deep-Water Container Berths

The Port of Felixstowe has today announced its intention to develop additional further deep-water container berth capacity.

News Release
2nd December 2002

HPH Launches Container Security Solutions Pilot Programme

A principal goal of the project is to maintain a level of security in the movement of cargo from door-to-door within marine containers.

News Release
28th November 2002

Port of Felixstowe Welcomes ‘CSCL Felixstowe’

The Port of Felixstowe welcomed its namesake, ‘CSCL Felixstowe’, on its inaugural voyage on Thursday 21st November 2002.

News Release
12th November 2002

Port of Felixstowe Relaunches Website

New features include a constantly updated Sailing Schedule, giving Estimated Times of Arrival for all vessels calling at the Port; a News/Press Release section; a Photo Library; and an online version of the Port’s Journal.

News Release
11th November 2002

The 70 Millionth Container Handled at HIT

On 11 November 2002, Hongkong International Terminals (HIT) celebrated its continuing success as it handled its 70 millionth container.

News Release
6th November 2002

Five New Quay Cranes for the Port of Balboa

The new cranes, 3 Super Post Panamax with an outreach of 19 rows and 2 Panamax with an outreach of 13 rows are equipped with the latest drive technology to provide faster and smoother handling of customer cargo.

News Release
6th November 2002

Port of Felixstowe Adds Further Rail Service

The new service commenced from Felixstowe on 4th November. EWS will initially operate five trains per week from the Port to Widnes for a number of customers, carrying 9ft 6″ high cube containers.

News Release
31st October 2002

Port Provides Boost for Harwich Language College

Harwich International Port was pleased to donate a cheque for ¢G4,000 to The Harwich School on Wednesday 30th October 2002, as part of its ongoing commitment to the development of the Language College at the school.

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