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Felixstowe (GBFXT)

Felixstowe, England, United Kingdom

Port Code GBFXT Port Name Felixstowe
City Felixstowe Country/Region United Kingdom
Port Type Main Port Category Port City
Latitude 51.959055 Longitude 1.2981075
Felixstowe port (port code: GBFXT) is a large port in the United Kingdom. It is located at the mouth of Harwich Harbour on the east coast of England.
The port’s excellent road/rail communications together with modern and fully equipped cargo handling facilities has made it the UK's premier container port. It is also a yachting harbor and seaside resort.
Phase 1 of Felixstowe South Project had been completed in 2011, giving two new deep-water berths, Nos 8 and 9, which can handle the world's largest container vessels. Phase 2 was for a third deep water berth to be constructed at the Landguard Terminal. There are also two Ro-Ro and seven deep water container berths.
The port handles approximately 25,756,000t of cargo, 200,000TEU and 3,400 vessels annually. The types of vessels regularly calling at this port are container ship, accounting for about 87%, and Ro-Ro cargo vessels, taking up around 4%. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 400 meters. The maximum draught is 15.8 meters. The maximum deadweight is 241,960t.

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