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27 June, 2006 - 13:19 By Staff Reporter

Port of Felixstowe scoops industry award

The Port of Felixstowe’s Trinity Terminal has been named “Freight Facility of the Year” at the annual IFW Freighting Industry Awards The Port of Felixstowe’s Trinity Terminal has been named “Freight Facility of the Year” at the annual IFW Freighting Industry Awards

Trinity Container Terminal is the largest container handling facility in the UK. It has the longest continuous quay at 2,354m and serves some of the largest container ships currently afloat.

It has seven deep-water berths, is equipped with 25 ship-to-shore gantry cranes, and at 131.6 hectares overall, has a stacking capacity of 66,237 TEU.

Chris Lewis, CEO of Hutchison Ports (UK) Limited, owner of the Port of Felixstowe said: “We are very proud of Trinity Terminal and of our dedicated employees for the role they play in keeping the UK economy running smoothly.

“The demand for goods in the UK is increasing at a very steady rate, and it is important that facilities such as Trinity Terminal are able to keep up with the pace.”

The award was collected by Trinity Terminal Manager Alistair Campbell.

Port of Felixstowe (PFL) is the largest container port in the UK, and one of the largest in Europe. PFL is a member of the Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) Group, a subsidiary of the multinational conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa Limited (HWL).

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