2003

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News Release
29th December 2003

Port of Felixstowe Celebrates Record Rail Volumes

The Port of Felixstowe is celebrating a record number of containers transported by rail in November and December 2003, with volumes being broken three times in only a few weeks.

News Release
17th December 2003

Deepest Harbour for World’s Largest Container Ships

Freeport Container Port (FCP) is pleased to announce the completion of additional dredging in the entrance channel and turning basin to a depth of 16 metres.

News Release
15th December 2003

Freeport Container Port Celebrates Annual Throughput of One Million TEU

The milestone in throughput was achieved as a container was discharged from the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) vessel Arizona.

News Release
9th December 2003

HKT Returns to Full Operation

The celebration took the form of a traditional ‘Gosa’ ceremony, a good-luck ceremony for safe and prosperous use of the new equipment.

News Release
21st November 2003

XICT Records Xiamen’s Two Millionth Container

The two millionth container was loaded onto COSCO’s vessel M.V. “Chuan He” at Xiamen International Container Terminals (XICT) and the Port Authority organized a ceremony to celebrate the historical occasion.

News Release
12th November 2003

HKT Takes Delivery of Three New Quay Cranes

This delivery is subsequent to Typhoon Maemi which hit Busan Port in September destroying two of HKT’s quay cranes.

News Release
7th November 2003

Planning Application Submitted for Felixstowe South Reconfiguration

The reconfiguration, which was first announced in December 2002, will involve the creation of a new, deep-water container terminal on the site of the existing Dock Basin, the ex-P&O North Sea Ferries terminal and the Port’s Landguard Terminal.

News Release
31st October 2003

YICT Completes SST Testing Enhancing Security of US-destined Marine Cargo

Today, the first batch of “smart and secure” containers entered Yantian International Container Terminals (YICT) after having passed inspection procedures.

News Release
29th October 2003

Thamesport Boosts Storage Capacity

The work to resurface the 27,000 square metre North Park commenced on 16th June 2003, and was completed on 5th August.

News Release
22nd October 2003

Port of Felixstowe On Track With New Rail Enhancements

The Port of Felixstowe is celebrating the launch of new rail services by Freightliner Limited and GB Railfreight from its North Rail Terminal.

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