Fireworks, dancing robots and acrobats were all on hand to open a new £40 million Rail Terminal at the Port of Felixstowe in Suffolk.
Felixstowe is already the country's largest container port - it's hoped the investment will encourage more British companies to boost their exports.
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It will be damp and breezy with rain on and off through the day.
Mainly light rain arriving later in the night. On Saturday, mainly cloudy with periods of rain and some bright intervals.
Norwich-based insurance company Aviva has seen a 70% increase in calls and claims for damage since Storm Doris hit.