Widening work in Liverpool

Peel Ports has appointed Farrans Construction to upgrade Gladstone Lock and the adjacent quayside infrastructure at the Port of Liverpool, ahead of the launch of the port’s deep water container terminal Liverpool2 in 2015. The increasing size of modern vessels has led to a need to increase the width of the Seaforth passage to improve turnaround times within tidal windows. [+]

Lots at stake in Liverpool

The Port of Liverpool says it is close to securing Marine Management Organisation (MMO) licences for its scheme for a new container port by 2015. Managing director Gary Hodgson said the formal consultation period between now and the MMO's decision in December as critically important. He said: "The three licences cover navigation ... [+]

ACL delivers a piece of railway history to Liverpool

Two historic British steam locomotives have been landed at the Port of Liverpool as part of a repatriation that will see them take part in celebrations of the world steam speed set by an identical locomotive, Mallard 75 years ago. The two A4 Pacific locomotives, Dwight D Eisenhower and Dominion of ... [+]

Engineering talent for Liverpool

The Port of Liverpool has taken on 12 new engineering, the largest intake of for 20 years. They include the first ever female engineering apprentice, Megan Pickering, a 19-year-old from Runcorn.  [+]

Euro-bank approves Liverpool funds

The European Investment Bank has approved funding for the Liverpool 2 project to build a major container hub at the city's port. The EIB grant is for €180 million (£150m) out of a total cost of about €365m. The scheme would ready Liverpool's Seaforth docks for the latest generation of ... [+]

Dock lock works nears completion

The first phase of the latest £4.3m investment in the refurbishment of the Port of Liverpool’s lock system is nearing completion. The port of Liverpool said that despite the temporary  closure, over 90% of vessels have been able to access berths via the Port’s Langton Lock during the outage, which started ... [+]

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