Peel Ports shuts Irlam Container Terminal

Peel Ports has closed the Irlam container terminal on the Manchester Ship Canal . The canalside terminal appears to have fallen victim to a cash-raising drive by Peel Ports’ owners, which also owns Liverpool, Clydeport and Medway ports in the UK. Last month, it was reported that property tycoon John Whittaker was to sell a 25% stake in Peel Ports Group to Melbourne-based pension fund investor AustralianSuper. Whittaker also sold ... [+]

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