Air traffic control technology is to be applied to a commercial port group in the UK for the first time in order to help streamline marine operations and aid growth.
Investing in a fully-automated steel terminal at the Port of Liverpool’s Canada Dock has brought numerous benefits, Peel Ports’ Andy Grindley told Port Strategy.
The second phase of a GB£400m investment to create a deepwater container terminal at the Port of Liverpool that will accommodate larger vessels has begun.
Investing in new technology is important for a port, but listening to customers is also pivotal, Peel Ports Group’s deputy chief operation officer David Huck told delegates at TOC Europe.
The UK’s Port of Liverpool has become the first port in the UK to offer Shell GTL Fuel, a cleaner alternative to conventional diesel fuel.
Peel Ports has announced that it has met its target of securing 200 advocates for its Cargo200 initiative, which encourages shipping lines to introduce direct deep-sea services to the Port of Liverpool.
Dockers and lorry drivers have been protesting at the Port of Liverpool over a lack of toilet and catering facilities at the Seaforth container terminal.
The £400m container terminal investment by Peel Ports, Liverpool2 has officially been opened at the Port of Liverpool.
The four main ports in the north of England have agreed a new partnership to create jobs and boost exports across the region.
In the wake of Brexit, major ports across the north of the UK have agreed to unprecedented collaboration to ensure their unified voice is heard by government.
As the United Kingdom voted in favour to leave the European Union, the whole country is left in uncertainty, including the UK shipping industry.
Just days until the enforcement date of the IMO’s SOLAS amendment on container weighing, the industry is being told to put contingency plans in place as upwards of 70% of containers are expected at ports without a verified gross mass come July 1, according to ICHCA International.
Weighbridge construction has been completed at the Port of Liverpool in time for the new SOLAS regulations on container weighing which take effect on 1 July.
With marine trials planned for June and a formal opening scheduled for October, the UK’s latest deepwater container terminal, Liverpool2, is optimistic that it can lure business away from other UK ports.
UK ports should trumpet their often-overlooked achievements. Felicity Landon reports
There seems to be an air of animosity surrounding development work at the UK port city of Liverpool due to contested public funding, but confusion has meant Peel’s projects have been tarred - although privately funded.
After a consultation period with no objections, Peel Ports’ £300m plan to build a new container terminal at the UK's Port of Liverpool are set to go ahead.
Peel Ports in the UK has announced that it is investing £3m to upgrade its steel terminal at the Port of Liverpool – a strategic move by the operator to get ahead of its competitors with steel storage and distribution.
The UK's Peel Ports Group has successfully completed a £1.6bn refinancing deal, with money raised from a variety of banks and private investors, to fund its future growth plans.
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