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Weather Conditions Continue To Disrupt Port Operations

Please find here the latest update on the impact the severe weather in the UK & Ireland has had on local ports and operations:


  • Felixstowe is closed with wind warnings extended to 4pm on Friday, 2nd March.

London Gateway

  • Current services are suspended.


  • Currently open as normal, however, pilots are suspended, which will have an impact on vessels.


  • Currently open and working but high winds expected.


  • Currently closed landside & shipside. 


  • Service disruption due to the wind, compounded by drifting snow.

South Shields

  • Disruption to operations due to high winds. 


  • Currently closed landside & shipside. 


  • Currently closed landside & shipside. 


  • Peel Ports have closed their Dublin Terminal entirely for all transport and vessel operations today (Thursday 01/03/18).
  • Dublin Container and Transport Services (DCATS) and Rushfleet at South Bank are also closed.


  • The Port of Cork is closed.
  • O'Connell Container Depot will be closed until Monday, 5th March.
  • Cosgraves Transport is closed as of 12:00 today.

Container depots in Leeds, Manchester, Cleveland and Widnes are also closed.

We will continue to monitor the situation and will provide an update at the earliest possible opportunity. If you have any questions, please contact your Woodland representative. 

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