Operations returned to normal within 36 hours at the Port of Liverpool’s container terminals following a power outage on 31 July which saw hauliers face hours of delays.
A power outage at Liverpool Port which caused delays and congestion for hauliers at Liverpool2 has seen a backlog of containers and gate times extended to 24 hours.
The UK’s Peel Ports Group has put forward an alternative option to introducing a warehouse into the supply chain routing for trade after the UK’s departure from the EU.
Agency staff working at the Port of Liverpool are set to become permanent employees of Peel Ports.
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.
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
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