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Tag: Felixstowe

  • Monday, October 3rd 2022 - 09:53 UTC

    Largest ports in UK Felixstowe and Liverpool on strike

    This eight-day strike, adhered by roughly 1,900 of Felixstowe’s 2,500 employees,  affects 60% of the country’s container port capacity.

    The dockworkers at Felixstowe, the largest port in the United Kingdom have started an eight-day strike in protest over their wages and inflation, overlapping with an ongoing strike at the Port of Liverpool.

  • Monday, August 22nd 2022 - 09:27 UTC

    While Tories look for a leader, UK hit by strikes: Felixstowe closed for eight days

    Almost half the container freight entering the UK goes in through Felixstowe in Suffolk, eastern England

    On September 5, hopefully the conservative party will have a new leader and the British government should be back on track, leaving aside Boris Johnson. However, in the meantime prices of food and energy have soared and the country is under stress from a raft of industrial actions, the latest of which Felixstowe, Britain's largest container port, with staff walking out of their jobs for an 8-day strike on Sunday demanding better pay to meet the cost of living.

  • Wednesday, November 20th 2019 - 09:20 UTC

    Ferry crew find 25 migrants in refrigerated container bound for UK

    The cargo vessel bound for Felixstowe returned to the Dutch port of Vlaardingen, near Rotterdam, as soon as the stowaways were found, they said in a statement.

    A ferry crew found 25 migrants in a refrigerated container on a boat sailing from the Netherlands to Britain on Tuesday, emergency services said. The cargo vessel bound for Felixstowe returned to the Dutch port of Vlaardingen, near Rotterdam, as soon as the stowaways were found, they said in a statement.