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As mentioned, the Port of Felixstowe is one of the biggest ports in Europe. It is currently operated by Hutchison Ports, which is a subsidiary of Hutchison Holdings Ltd. Every year, over 3,000 ships and vessels dock at the port. Opened in 1875, the port continuously developed its infrastructures and support services. Currently, it handles up to 4 million TEUs annually.
- Port code – GBFXT
- Port size – 8,360 acres (3,383 hectares)
- Port address – Tomline House, The Dock, Felixstowe, IP11 3SY
- Main cargo/vessel type – Container ship, sailing vessel, Ro-Ro cargo, and passenger vessels
- TEUs – 3.86 million TEUs
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This port is also located in an area with an extensive sea depth. It is also close to the open sea, which is vital for welcoming large cargo vessels. The port is in proximity to the primary European shipping lanes in the Hamburg-Le Havre area. Moreover, it is also connected to over 400 ports in the world. Its distance to China is 11,907 nautical miles.
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