Liverpool wins Turkey and Canada links

MSC is to introduce a new call in Liverpool, as part of a rotation including Canada, Turkey and southern European ports. It follows the news that the 2M alliance, of which MSC is a member with Maersk, will make Liverpool a permanent call on its TA4 transatlantic service. The new Canada Express2 service will serve Izmir, Gemlik, Gebze and Tekirdag in Turkey, then Genoa, Marseille, Barcelona, Valencia and Sines before heading ... [+]

Peel seeks fresh talent

Peel Ports is set to bring 250 new staff on board during 2019 in anticipation of further business growth. It is particularly aiming to recruit function heads, senior managers, operations experts, and supply chain and business leaders from beyond the traditional port community as it aims to expand its wider ... [+]

Liverpool a permanent fixture for 2M Alliance

The 2M shipping alliance – Maerk Line and MSC is to make permanent the temporary Liverpool call on its transpacific TA4 service introduced after last summer’s disruption in Felixstowe. The port rotation will be Antwerp, Rotterdam, Bremerhaven, Liverpool, Newark, Savannah, Port Everglades and North Charleston and the route will by ... [+]

Union signs Liverpool pay deal

Unite members working for Peel Ports Liverpool Container Terminal have voted to accept a pay deal that will see their pay rise by 10% over the next three years in addition to improvements to their terms and conditions. The union added that it also cements the end of agency labour ... [+]

SCH wins Liverpool car contract

Ro ro cargo specialist SCH has secured a contract to discharge Ford vehicles arriving at the port of Liverpool from the US and Europe. The shipments from the US and Europe are carried on ACL con-ro ships, with predicted volumes of over 25,000 vehicles per annum. SCH, which already handles 200,000 ... [+]

Liverpool handles Cosco call

The Port of Liverpool handled a vessel operated by China’s largest shipping line, Cosco on 17 October. The MV Jork was on a feeder service from Rotterdam.  Peel ports described the call as “an important milestone”, adding that it would look to evolve the trial service into a permanent call. Peel ... [+]

We’re ready and waiting, says port of Liverpool

Peel Ports says its Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal is ready to help clear the growing backlog of imported goods into the country caused by IT problems in Felixstowe. With retailers now importing stocks for Christmas rush and Black Friday on 23 November ,  Felixstowe, the country’s largest container port has suffered ... [+]

Maritime minister drops in on Liverpool

Fresh from her visit to London Gateway to name Hapag-Lloyd’s latest 15,000teu ship the Afif on 16 July, it was the turn of Peel Ports to welcome Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani to its Liverpool2 container terminal on 25 July. The visit comes as the terminal prepares to welcome its largest regular ... [+]

Liverpool to handle biggest box ships yet

Peel Ports’ new Liverpool2, container terminal will handle its largest regular caller to date when the 2M (Maersk and MSC) alliance temporarily switch their TA2 transatlantic service from Felixstowe on 22 July. At the same time, Maersk Line’s Colombia Express will also start an export service from Liverpool to Newark, New ... [+]

Peel Ports is hiring in Liverpool

Peel Ports has hired 25 full time staff to work at its Port of Liverpool. Ten started work in May, with more due to follow in June and July. They will work at both the port’s new Liverpool2 container terminal as well as at Royal Seaforth Container Terminal, training initially as port ... [+]

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