Felixstowe Port – UK Port Contingency Plan

Abels have been advised by shipping lines of ongoing IT problems at Felixstowe Port.

The ongoing IT problems, reported in the national press at the Port of Felixstowe has resulted low productivity. This has caused significant vessel delays. As a result, the following contingency plan is being implemented to reduce the disruption caused to your business and to ensure shipping lines are able to deliver cargo in the most timely manner possible under current circumstances.

Some services will be diverted from the Port of Felixstowe to The Port of Southampton as from week next 25, for the following four weeks.

The below vessels are to be diverted to Southampton to discharge import and load export cargo.

Rio Bravo 820N/825S ETA 21.06.2018
Rio Madeira 821N/826S ETA 28.06.2018
Monte Allege 822N/827S ETA 05.07.2018
CMA CGM Moliere 823N/828S ETA 12.07.2018
E.R. Santa Barbara 820N/825S ETA 20.06.2018
Buxcoast 821N/826S ETA 27.06.2018
Cardiff 822N/827S ETA 04.07.2018
Astrid Schulte 823N/828S ETA 11.07.2018

Please be aware this is a dynamic situation and the proposed contingency plan may be subject to change.