About Ports and Maritime

Norfolk and Suffolk have several different types of port as follows:

  • Felixstowe is the biggest container port in the UK and one of the largest in Europe and welcomes over 3000 ships each year.
  • Lowestoft offers servicing facilities for the North sea offshore wind, oil and gas industries.
  • Ipswich is the largest port for UK agricultural export.
  • Great Yarmouth offers servicing facilities for the offshore renewable and oil and gas industries.
  • King’s Lynn is a regional hub for agricultural products and offers extensive handling and storage facilitates.
  • Wells offers servicing facilities for wind farms and has a harbour which supports vessels for fishing, leisure and tourism.
  • Between them the ports offer a whole range of career opportunities with the Port of Felixstowe employing over 2,500 people directly.
Did You Know?
The MSC Oscar which is one of the world's largest container ship can carry 19,224 standard containers, it's deck is the size of four football pitches.

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Port Operatives
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18th June 2018
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circa £28,000 including bonus and shift pay
The Port of Felixstowe is Britain's biggest and busiest container port, and one of the largest in Europe. The port handles over 4 million TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) and welcomes over 4,000 ships each year, including the largest container vessels afloat...
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Why choose a career at sea?
The Ship Safe Training Group Ltd (or SSTG) has provided an entry route for Deck, Engineer and Electro-Technical Officer Cadets wanting to start a career at sea in the Merchant Navy for over 35 years.
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SSTG Training Ship's Officers for over 35 years. The Ship Safe Training Group Ltd (or SSTG) has provided an entry route for Deck, Engineer and Electro-Technical Officer Cadets wanting to pursue a career at sea in the Merchant Navy for over 35 years. Why choo...
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Job Hunter This year we're opening the Suffolk Skills Show up to all ages, and have added 'Job Hunter'. If you're over 18 and looking for employment you need to be here! Talk to employers who are actively recruiting at the Show, find vacancies using the....
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