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  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A group of nine seafarers from the Panama-flagged cargo ship Seccadi, who were left stranded on UK’s Mersey River for almost three weeks, have now returned home. The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency detained the ship on June 20 at a berth in the country’s Ellesmere Port, Liverpool, due to conditions on board. While the […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction has entered a new phase at one of the UK’s most important infrastructure projects as steel piling gets underway in the River Mersey for Liverpool2 – the Port of Liverpool’s landmark deep water container terminal. Specialist rock drilling equipment will provide sockets for 329 tubular steel piles weighing in at 47 tonnes each. The […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction has entered a new phase at one of the UK’s most important infrastructure projects as steel piling gets underway in the River Mersey for Liverpool2 – the Port of Liverpool’s landmark deep water container terminal. Specialist rock drilling equipment will provide sockets for 329 tubular steel piles weighing in at 47 tonnes each. The […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thanks to a series of significant investments and a commitment to making a positive impact to the economy of the Liverpool City Region, Peel Ports Group scooped the top prize at the Mersey Maritime Awards. The company beat off competition from Cammell Laird and Seatruck Ferries to take home the Business of the Year award, […]

  • 19 September 2012

    Peel Ports yesterday named international property and infrastructure group Lend Lease as principal contractor for Liverpool2, its new £300m deep-water container terminal at the Port of Liverpool. The landmark terminal, which will bring some of the world’s largest container ships to the Mersey, will be open for business in 2015. Located in the River Mersey, […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Peel Ports yesterday (18 September) named international property and infrastructure group Lend Lease as principal contractor for Liverpool2, its new £300m deep-water container terminal at the Port of Liverpool. The landmark terminal, which will bring some of the world’s largest container ships to the Mersey, will be open for business in 2015. Located in the […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The United Kingdom-based Peel Group launched an unprecedented Ocean Gateway Project in 2008, announcing more than 50 projects over 50 years with £50 billion worth of investments. The project aims to modernize and further expand the strategic corridor connecting Manchester, Liverpool and surrounding areas within Cheshire and Warrington, focussing on regeneration of land and assets fronting […]

  • 8 March 2017

    HS Paris, a Post-Panamax containership owned by German-based corporation Hansa Treuhand, berthed at the Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal on March 6, becoming the largest boxship to ever call at the Port of Liverpool following the phase 1 opening of the facility in November 2016. “This is a huge milestone for Peel Ports and the Port of […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    UK Shipping Minister Robert Goodwill MP has welcomed the investment being made by Peel Ports during a visit to the company’s Liverpool2 container terminal. Once open later this year, Liverpool2 will be one of Europe’s most modern and advanced semi-automated terminals, able to accommodate virtually all of the world’s deep sea container vessels. Marine trials […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    A free workshop on tidal and wave energy is to be held on 22 July 12:30–17:00 at the University of Liverpool’s Gallery Room at the Foresight Centre on Brownlow Street. The workshop “Overcoming the obstacles to deployment of tide and wave marine renewable energy” is open to all. The workshop is organised by the Centre […]

  • 17 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group Orders New Multipurpose Vessel Last week, Jan De Nul Group ordered a new vessel at the Uljanik Shipyard in Pula, Croatia. The vessel with a deadweight of 10,500 tonnes and a total length of 138 m will be a multipurpose vessel.   IHC Merwede Presents New Generation of Omnibarge (The Netherlands) […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Project & Tenders

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and the University of Liverpool have renewed their formal working relationship with the signing of a new agreement on board RRS Discovery, which arrived in Liverpool on Tuesday morning for a series of public events. The new formal agreement will cover joint activity related to scientific research and education in areas […]

  • 18 July 2014

    A free workshop on tidal and wave energy is to be held on 22 July 12:30–17:00 at the University of Liverpool’s Gallery Room at the Foresight Centre on Brownlow Street, L69 3GL. The workshop “Overcoming the obstacles to deployment of tide and wave marine renewable energy” is open to all. The workshop is organised by […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction of Liverpool’s new deep water container terminal, Liverpool2, took a major step forward this week with the appointment by Peel Ports of specialised contractors BAM Nuttall and Van Oord to construct the new in-river quay wall. The companies have formed a joint venture to undertake work on the quay wall, which forms the berthing […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first six cantilever rail-mounted gantry (CRMG) cranes arrived in the River Mersey on Sunday, 1 May, ready for installing and commissioning at the Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal. Produced by leading Chinese manufacturer ZPMC, which also supplied the five ship-to-shore cranes already on site, these six are the first of 12 required for phase 1 […]

  • 20 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Russia: Jan de Nul Completes First Phase of Sabetta Port Dredging The Federal Marine and River Transport Agency has announced that Jan de Nul has completed the first phase of dredging operations in Sabetta Port.   Van Oord BAM Consortium Wins Moin Contract (Costa Rica) A consortium consisting of Van Oord and BAM International, has […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Atlantic Container Line (ACL) has chosen the Port of Liverpool as the UK port of call for its new RORO/container ships, largest CONROs in the world. Peel Ports Group retained the transatlantic services and will make a $16.7m investment in Liverpool to widen the Seaforth Passage and create a dedicated car storage area capable of handling 70,000 vehicles […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction is now underway on Liverpool2, Peel Ports’ £300 million in-river container terminal which will enable post-Panamax vessels of up to 13,500 TEU to call directly at the Port of Liverpool. A dredging operation to remove one million cubic metres of material from the seabed will be launched today by Sir Bobby Charlton and Kenny […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Mersey Docks and Harbour Company Limited, Maritime Centre, Port of Liverpool has issued a tender for port infrastructure works that could be worth up to £40 million. The tender says that contractor is to provide infrastructure and ancillary works including further development of all necessary design works for construction purposes, supply and install approved […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Transport Minister, Andrew Jones MP, visited the Port of Liverpool today to view the latest developments at Liverpool2 as the terminal approaches its opening. The minister, who has responsibility for the strategic roads network and ports, received a tour of the site during a visit to the city. Mr Jones said: “The container shipping industry […]

  • 28 June 2016

    With marine-based commissioning work being underway at Liverpool2 terminal, the Mediterranean Shipping Company’s (MSC) has teamed up with Peel Ports for trials by using its vessel MV MSC Nederland featured in the photo above. Berthing and marine trials began last week and will be followed by a variety of cargo handling tests throughout July and […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, has visited the construction site of the major expansion project currently underway at the Port of Liverpool, which is being developed by Peel Ports, one of the UK’s largest port groups. The £300 million Liverpool2 investment programme will create the most central deep water container terminal in Great Britain and […]