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DRYPORT ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2011 The importance of our Ports and the issues involved Steve Clarke www.haven-gateway.org Part-financed by the European Union.

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1 DRYPORT ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2011 The importance of our Ports and the issues involved Steve Clarke Part-financed by the European Union

2 The Haven Gateway area

3 Scale of our Port activity Felixstowe containers – 3.4 million TEU Harwich RoRo – 3.7 million tonnes Harwich Cruise - 126,000 passengers Harwich Ferry – 593,000 passengers Ipswich freight – 2.6 million tonnes Mistley freight – 161,000 tonnes Brightlingsea freight – 82,000 tonnes Economic Impact of the Ports and Logistics Sector in the Haven Gateway, McKerr Carr 2008

4 What this scale represents Felixstowe is the UKs largest container port Harwich is the UKs third largest cruise port Ipswich is the UKs largest grain export port

5 Economic impact It is estimated that the sector : Employs 32,200 people (11.3% of the jobs in the area) Comprises over 2,300 businesses (8.8% of all Haven Gateway businesses) Has a turnover of about £3 billion pa Buys £100 million of services in the area Creates 1,000 more jobs in the local service sector

6 Economic impact continued.. Offers an annual salary of £29,000 (approximately 20% above the Haven Gateway average) Provides through these salaries purchasing power that supports another 10-12,000 jobs in the area This represents over 45,000 jobs in total

7 Future opportunities – Port expansion Bathside Bay Felixstowe South

8 Future opportunities – offshore wind May 2010, Harwich used as shore base for the installation of the first wind turbines for the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm (the largest in the world) In 2011, Harwich was announced as shore base for the Thames Array Wind Farm Current activity and future Licences offer the opportunity to create a major Wind Port at Bathside Bay Part-financed by the European Union

9 Future challenges - Competition

10 Other future challenges Sustainable freight Increasing volumes of containers Broader sub regional land issues - land for logistics parks and warehousing Labour supply Infrastructure Part-financed by the European Union


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