More space for Liverpool trucker

Container haulier JWT has increased its storage capacity by 4-5 acres at the Port of Liverpool to support import shipments by retail clients such as B&M. The family owned company provides transport across the UK for shipping lines and forwarders. [+]

Peel launches the Scouse-Scottish express

Peel Ports has partnered with DB Cargo UK to provide a new container rail service between the Port of Liverpool and Scotland for the first time. The service, due to begin on 8 May, will operate to Mossend terminal in Glasgow, with onward road delivery to destinations across Scotland. The new ... [+]

Ferrymasters sets up shop in Liverpool

P&O Ferrymasters has opened an 800sq m warehouse at the port of Liverpool Port to traffic on P&O Ferries’ Liverpool-Dublin sailings. The warehouse - which will be open 24 hours a day and comprise eight loading bays for trailer and container operations - will support daily groupage and cross-docking operations, where ... [+]

Liverpool is full of beans

CWT Commodities, the UK’s largest importer of cocoa and coffee beans is to build a new warehouse at the Port of Liverpool Mazdon Construction will build a 36,000sq ft warehouse and new offices on the site which the trader is leasing from Liverpool’s owner, Peel Ports. Nearly 65,000 tonnes of cocoa beans, ... [+]

Second Iberia link for Liverpool

Short sea operator WEC Lines is beginning a new service connecting Liverpool with Huelva in south-west Spain, the north-west Spanish port of Vigo, Leixoes near Porto in north-west Portugal and Dublin. The service starts at the end of September with weekly 300teu vessels, but is expected to grow significantly once ... [+]

Liverpool needs a strong leader, says Peel Ports

Peel Ports welcomed the newly elected Liverpool City Region Mayor, Steve Rotheram, to its Port of Liverpool on 1 August, where chief executive Officer Mark Whitworth called for strong regional leadership. He said: “There are multiple organisations involved in promoting and facilitating business growth in the area. What’s really needed is ... [+]

Peel presses the button for Liverpool2, stage two

Peel Ports Group, owner of the Port of Liverpool, has pressed the button on the second phase of its £400m Liverpool2 scheme. The latest phase will include the installation of a further three ship to shore cranes (STS) and 10 cantilever rail mounted gantry cranes (CRMG). These will add to the ... [+]

Peel Ports completes the 200 Club

Peel Ports has hit its target of securing 200 advocates for its campaign encouraging shipping lines to introduce direct deep-sea services to the Port of Liverpool. The milestone was announced on 5 April at Multimodal, almost exactly two years since the campaign was launched at the same event. Warburtons, the UK’s ... [+]

HS Paris heralds Liverpool springtime

Paris in Liverpool The Port of Liverpool handled its largest ever containership at its new deepwater terminal on 6 March. Liverpool2 played host to MSC’s 6,552teu HS Paris, which is the first post-Panamax vessel to call since opening of phase 1 opening of the new terminal last November. Chief executive of Peel ... [+]

Port workers protest over lack of Liverpool loos-updated

Dock workers staged a protest on 13 January over the lack of welfare facilities for workers and drivers visiting Peel Ports’ newly enlarged Liverpool Seaforth container terminal. Members of the Unite union criticised the toilet facilities which it said were inadequate for the 350 workers at the site, the lack of ... [+]

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