Part of terminal 6 at the Port of Felixstowe, the United Kingdom's busiest container port, collapsed on 10 April, according to the following tweet from Heavy Lift HQ, while the port's engineering consultants are still investigating the cause.
Part of terminal 6 at the Port of Felixstowe has collapsed (Sunday), the terminal was in the midst of dredging operations to enable it to take ultra large container ships.
It is not yet known how long this will take to fix, but port operations will face a period of disruption. pic.twitter.com/s3Bk4tgeos
— Heavy Lift HQ 🎙 (@HeavyLiftHQ_) April 11, 2022
At the time of the accident, dredging operations were underway at the box terminal, which will enable Berth 6 of the Port of Felixstowe to handle ultra large container vessels.
According to the tweet from Heavy Lift HQ, port operations will face a period of disruption until the damages have been fixed.