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Peel Ports appoints contractor

[ September 19, 2012   //   ]

Peel Ports has appointed international property and infrastructure group Lend Lease as principal contractor for its Liverpool2, £300m deep-water container terminal.

As principal contractor, Lend Lease will be Peel Ports’ construction partner for the development, and a will drive the overall programme, support operations, and will collaborate with Peel Ports’ team in managing value together in such areas as establishing site facilities and rules, obtaining the best from the quay wall contractor, optimising the electricity solution and designs for ancillary works and ensuring the efficient and cost effective delivery of work packages.

The construction programme comprises a new 854-metre quay wall, in-filling of the newly created land-mass, dredging of a new 16.5m deep berthing pocket adjacent to the quay wall, the installation of  ship to shore quay cranes and modern cantilever rail mounted gantry cranes (CRMGs) and associated supporting infrastructure works.

The quay wall contractor will be named in the near future, and further packages of work will be advertised, including design and consultancy services.

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