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MORE than 90 per cent of workers at HK Hutchison's Port of Felixstowe have voted to accept a pay deal of 8.5 per cent plus GBP1,000 (US$1,200) from January 1,2023, according to a company statement.

Commenting on the agreement, Robert Ashton, chief operating officer at the Port of Felixstowe, said the company was pleased to have reached an agreement on the 2023 pay deal.

"This is the earliest we have concluded an annual pay review and it provides welcome certainty and stability at a time when our employees, like everyone else, are facing an increase in the cost of living."