News

North Europe/United Kingdom

Update 4 on the announced strike action at Port of Felixstowe

Dear Valued Customer,

At the Port of Felixstowe, strike action is currently under way until Monday 29 August and affecting logistics operations in and out of the UK.

Since the strike was announced, Hamburg Süd teams have been hard at work looking to minimise disruption to customer supply chains and give you all the tools and information needed to plan ahead effectively.z

Our contingency measures are in place to combat the circumstances at Felixstowe, including making changes to our vessel line-up to maximise available labour at the immediate conclusion of the strike. Please see below for the latest details:

Service Vessel ETA ETD
AE6 MSC Sveva 227W OMIT OMIT
L02 Vilnia Maersk/234N OMIT OMIT
SLC Cosco Vietnam/229N OMIT OMIT
AE7 Evelyn Maersk 227W 29-Aug 01-Sep
AE6 MSC Kalina 228W 02-Sep 07-Sep
L02 Vaga Maersk/235N 30-Aug 31-Aug
AE55 Maersk Cambridge 229W 01-Sep 06-Sep
AE6 MSC Aurora 229W 08-Sep 13-Sep
AE7 MSC Hamburg 228W
09-Sep 11-Sep
AE6 MSC Allegra 230W 10-Sep 15-Sep
AE55 MSC Amelia 230W 06-Sep 13-Sep
SLC Jazan/230N 31-Aug 03-Sep

*Correct at the time of the advisory – subject to change

Once normal service resumes at the end of the strike, we anticipate demand for carrier haulage to be at very high levels and therefore encourage customers to book early.

If your cargo is affected by the above contingencies, your local Customer Experience representative will reach out to you as your booking is updated. If you need further help or have any questions, please get in touch with us via your usual contact or on (+44) 161 619 0800 .

We will continue to do all in our power to minimise the impact of strike action on your supply chain and look forward to continuing to serve your integrated logistics needs in the future. If you have any queries at all, please do not hesitate to get in touch. Our teams are always by your side.

Kind Regards,

Your Hamburg Süd Team