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Seafront Fish & Pie to become . .

The Seafront fish and pie cafe is becoming . .

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Landguard Fort wins first Fortress Study Group Award

On 7th September 2014, The Fortress Study Group visited Felixstowe’s Landguard Fort to award their first-ever Award, which records the work of volunteers and the Fort Trust.

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China Shipping’s Xin Beijin at Gateway:

China Shipping Line’s Xin Beijing made an ad-hoc call at London Gateway, raising questions about the line’s UK port intentions.

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Felixstowe port congestion drives traffic to Gateway

News from Shipping TV: Congestion at Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port, is causing major lines to divert calls to alternative facilities – with London Gateway winning new ad-hoc business.

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Felixstowe fi-fi: fire-fighting kit on test: 24th Aug 2014

New video on Shipping TV: Felixstowe fi-fi – fire-fighting kit on test today:

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Ilse Wulff outbound, Syros inbound, 15th August 2014

Container ship Ilse Wulff outbound from Trinity Terminal, while product tanker Syros heads in toward Parkeston Quay, on the morning of 15th August, 2014.

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Piling starts on Felixstowe quay extension

Work is now under way to extend the Port of Felixstowe’s berths 8 and 9 by 190 metres, to enable 2 ultra-large container ships to berth alongside at the same…

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Cosco Portugal – 1st call, maiden call, 15th Aug 2014

The 13,350 TEU Cosco Portugal makes her first and Maiden call at Felixstowe on Friday, 15th August, 2014.

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Maersk Nienburg inbound, 14th August, 2014

New video on Shipping TV: Maersk Nienburg arrives at Felixstowe, light, to collect empties, 14th August, 2014. Unusual to see a fully-geared ship here:

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Carnival 2014 – watching the parade pass by!

What a great carnival this year! Join us near Tesco to watch the floats pass by – an apologies to the Samba dancers and band who we missed – sorry!