Maritime industry helps Merseyside to thrive

The report found that the maritime sector clustered around the Mersey boosts business turnover in the Liverpool City Region by £2.0 billion, according to a new report commissioned by Mersey Maritime. The report, The Economic Contribution of the Maritime Sector in the Liverpool City Region which was produced in conjunction with Maritime UK and the Centre for Economics and Business Research also found that output across the sector had brown by ... [+]

New role for Birkenhead docks tower

The currently disused Grade II listed Hydraulic Tower building, which once used to drive the lock gates and bridges in the Birkenhead Docks, is to be the centrepiece of a new project that aims to provide the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs to support the Northern Powerhouse agenda. The private ... [+]

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