Winds blow down container stacks at port
STRONG winds battering the Suffolk coast today knocked down stacks of containers at Britain's biggest port.A large number of boxes were blown over in quayside storage parks at Felixstowe.
STRONG winds battering the Suffolk coast today knocked down stacks of containers at Britain's biggest port.
A large number of boxes were blown over in quayside storage parks at Felixstowe.
Port officials said rail and yard operations had been affected and for the safety of all port users access was being restricted to operational areas.
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“Vehicles are being marshalled on site and will be processed through to operational areas as soon as it is safe to do so,” said a port spokesman.
The situation was being monitored, and hauliers were advised there would be delays and they may wish to consider re-scheduling their arrivals.
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Operation Stack was not in place at present - traffic levels are not as high at weekends as on weekdays.