Sandford Freight

Weather Warning – Port of Felixstowe

Dear Customers,

Please find below weather warning received today, this will effect both FCL (collecting containers) and LCL operations (containers getting on and off quay for unpack – this will have a delay to unpacking stations over next 1-2 days).  As always we are monitoring situation and will keep customers informed regarding individual shipments – Thank you

Subject: weather warning – Port of Felixstowe
Importance: High

Weather warning for Thursday the 07/02/19

We are in receipt of a weather forecast indicating that haulage operations are likely to be affected by wind from 05:00 through to 15:00 Hrs today and we may have to close port.

As a precautionary measure VBS bookings have been restricted and we would advise hauliers to avoid travel to and from the Port during this time period. In order to prevent congestion empty trailers are currently being refused entry to the Port.

Bookings will be made available as and when conditions allow.

This warning will be updated as and when further forecasts are received.

Please be assured that every effort will be made to keep disruption to haulage operations to a minimum.


VBS Administrators.