Not just any old anorak

Peel Ports group marine projects manager and all-round action-woman Nicole Read has been working with Mullion Survival Technology to develop a new jacket for the company’s pilots that might help save their lives if they take an unscheduled dip off the jetty. Some of the new jackets’ innovative features inspired by protective clothing that Nicole Read wore when climbing and mountain biking, such as a helmet-compatible hood and back protector. They ... [+]

Peel Ports: ‘Levelling-up’ Whitepaper

Peel Ports has published a white paper to explore the role that ports play in levelling up the UK’s economy, supporting much-needed jobs and driving regeneration through investment across our coastal communities. The report goes on to highlight that the effects on the economy and society from Brexit and COVID have ... [+]

Ports are poised to deliver Levelling-up, says Peel boss

Peel Ports Group chief executive, Claudio Veritiero has urged the government to partner with port and maritime companies to help meet its objectives on levelling-up, net zero and economic growth. Claudio Veritiero, who took over at Peel Ports in April, says that the sector is ideally placed to provide benefits and ... [+]

Peel Ports makes the switch to HVO

Peel Ports has moved most of its straddle carriers and plant equipment from diesel to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), saying it is the first port operator to make the transition. It is part of its target to become a net zero port operator by 2040. The group hit the million litre HVO ... [+]

Peel Ports Group urges mariners: make yourself heard on Jubilee Day

Peel Ports Group has pledged its support for a national shipping salute to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The initiative, organised by the UK Chamber of Shipping and supported by the Department for Transport and UK Major Ports Group, will see ports across the Country encourage vessels in their harbour to ... [+]

Peel partners to promote female education

Peel Ports Group has partnered with social enterprise Innovate Her to encourage diversity and inclusion and promote STEM subjects to hundreds of female students across Liverpool.   The national port operator has pledged its support to the organisation after recognising that the maritime sector must become more inclusive and support greater gender ... [+]

Peel Ports signs academic tie-up

Peel Ports Group has entered into a partnership with the University of Liverpool’s Management School to enhance its new Innovation Forum. The Forum aims to answer some of the port operator’s most challenging questions in reducing carbon emissions as part of its commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2040. The Management School ... [+]

Peel Ports goes green

Peel Ports will switch to greener fuels for straddle carriers and plant equipment across most of its estate by 31 March.  It has been working closely with manufacturers such as JCB, Terberg and Combi-lift,  with testing of the new fuels starting in November last year.  The plan is for 45% of plant ... [+]

All change at Peel Ports

Peel Ports chairman Tom Allison is standing down 4 April but will remain on the Peel Group board as a non-executive director while current chief executive Mark Whitworth will stand down but assume the role of chairman. Claudio Veritiero will take over as new chief executive. Mark Whitworth (pictured, top) joined ... [+]

Peel wins award for its clean, green fleet

Peel Ports Group has won a Greenfleet award for switching more than 50% of its fleet to electric, in the Private Sector Commercial Fleet of the Year (Small to Medium) category. Peel Ports is saving an average of 132 g/km of CO2 per vehicle per week, or over 31 tonnes per year. The ... [+]

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