Clydeport in good spirits as largest-ever ship calls

Scotland’s Greenock Ocean Terminal handled its largest ever container vessel last week – the 4,045teu MSC Pohorje. The team at the Peel Ports-owned facility loaded 500teu of Scottish spirits destined for Le Havre, France. As reported in the Scotland feature in FBJ 5 earlier this month, Peel Ports has high hopes of developing its west coast Scottish port in conjunction with the new Liverpool2 facility, only 200 miles away. Port director, Peel ... [+]

Scots port sees double

Peel Ports says its Greenock Ocean Terminal near Glasgow expects to double its business in the next five years thanks to the opening of Liverpool2. Greenock, which exports goods including Scotch whisky and Scottish food stuffs – is projected to handle 200,000teu a year by 2021, compared with 100,000teu currently. Port director, ... [+]

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