Felixstowe Port

(asked on 30th December 2020) - View Source

Question to the Department for Transport:

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment his Department has made of the reasons for (a) congestion and (b) delays at Felixstowe docks.


Answered by
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Robert Courts
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)
This question was answered on 11th January 2021

The last quarter of 2020 saw an unprecedented global demand surge for container freight, with shipping lines and ports worldwide handling volumes in excess of usual peak capacities and duration.

This is not an issue unique to Felixstowe, or UK ports, but is being experienced at many locations internationally.

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