Peel Ports turns the screw on greenhouse gas emissions

Peel Ports Group’s Queen Elizabeth II Dock at Eastham near Ellesmere is to use hydropower as part of its drive to become net-zero across its network and operations by 2040. The port operator has partnered with Czech renewable energy specialist Hydropol to install a twin Archimedean screw generator, at the site's 30 foot lock. Now connected to the Dock's electricity network, it will generate up to 1.5 million kWh per year ... [+]

We’re having the builders in, says Peel Ports

Peel Ports Group is inviting contractors to submit bids for a major long-term programme of construction works across its UK and Ireland sites, worth a total of £750 million. The projects are across the group’s entire portfolio of UK and Ireland ports, Liverpool, Heysham, Manchester Ship Canal, London Medway, Clydeport, Great ... [+]

Peel Ports invests on the Clyde

Peel Ports has invested over £11m to upgrade facilities at Inchgreen Marine Park in Inverclyde to help attract new tenants to the site. The work includes new utility connections, new roadways and even the purchase of extra land to make the site more usable. The improvement works at the facility in Greenock ... [+]

Retailers call for twin-port shipping strategy

A group of retailers, including Home Bargains owner TJ Morris, have joined Liverpool operator Peel Ports Group to call for shipping lines to introduce a new North/South, two-port UK strategy for delivering deep-sea containerised cargo.  Around 90% of deep-sea containerised cargo enters the UK via southern ports, despite 60% of these ... [+]

Seminar to rethink retail supply chains

Peel Ports is urging retailers to import goods via UK ports closer to their end destination, to reduce carbon emissions and supply chain inefficiency. The Liverpool, Ellesmere Port and Medway owner says that 90% of deep-sea containerised cargo the UK via southern ports, despite 60% of these goods being destined for ... [+]

Peel Ports appoints commercial director

Peel Ports Group has appointed Marcus Connolly as strategic commercial director. He joins the port operator with more than 25 years’ experience in international container shipping and logistics, having held roles at AP Moller–Maersk and the NYSHEX digital shipping platform.  Based at the Port of Liverpool, he will be responsible for ... [+]

Peel Ports joins British Retail Consortium

Peel Ports Group says it has become the first port operator to join the British Retail Consortium (BRC) as an associate member. The UK’s second largest port operator will also host a series of webinars for BRC members to provide insight into the pivotal role ports play in improving supply ... [+]

Retail expert to boost Peel Ports’ import business

Former head of supply chain for retailer B&M, Jerome Wildsmith has joined Peel Ports Group as sales manager for BCO (beneficial cargo owner) services to strengthen its relationships with importers. He has more than 30 years of logistics experience  including time with retailers Matalan, Mamas & Papas and Regatta. His new ... [+]

Peel signs energy deal for Scottish site

SSE Energy Solutions has signed a deal with the owners of Hunterston Port and Resource Campus (Hunterston PARC) to provide renewable energy for the site. Peel Ports Group is developing an energy and marine campus on 300 acres of land at the Clydeport facility in Ayrshire. It will bring together ... [+]

Peel Ports cuts out the carbon

Peel Ports Group says in its latest ESG report that it has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions across its port facilities by almost a third since 2020. The independently verified figures confirm the group has reduced Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions across its port operations by 32%, against its ... [+]

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