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Let’s spread the load, urges Peel Ports boss

Peel Ports, the UK’s second-largest port operator is calling for the supply chain to make better use of the entire port network across the country helping to address problems caused by bottlenecks in the South-East. Managing director of group ports, David Huck, says that, according to Maritime UK figures, the top 20 ports account for 88% of the total seafreight handled in the UK He said: “It might raise eyebrows that we’re ... [+]

Quality Freight becomes Peel Ports

Quality Freight UK is to change its name to Peel Ports Logistics to reflect its current owner, which acquired the business in 2019. The shipping and freight forwarding company will roll the new brand across the business, assets and digital platforms. Peel Ports Group and Quality Freight UK will continue to develop ... [+]

Peel completes Sheerness stage one

Peel Ports has completed its first, £27 million, round of investment at its 50-acre Wellmarsh site in Sheerness. A further 25-acres of timber storage facilities have been constructed, and the port is currently the largest terminal of its kind in the UK, handling 1.3 million tonnes of timber and forest ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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