Construction of two berths for Hutchisopn Ports will allow world's largest container ships to dock at Suffolk port

Costain has won a construction contract at Felixstowe container port, taking its forward order book to above £2bn.

The company will construct two berths totaling 730 metres in length for Hutchison Ports (UK). The contract, known as Felixstowe South Reconfiguration Phase 1, will enable more of the world's biggest container ships to dock at Britain's largest container port. 

The contract is scheduled to last two and a half years. 

Andrew Wyllie, chief executive of Costain, said: “Hutchison Ports (UK) is a long-standing client and to secure repeat order business on this scale is further testimony to the high regard that our blue-chip customers have for Costain.”