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  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Liverpool2, with support from Royal HaskoningDHV, at Seaforth has moved into next phase as work to reclaim 12ha of land passes the first stage. Further infilling is due to take place over the summer. Royal HaskoningDHV is providing environmental oversight for Liverpool2 – a challenging Peel Ports led project. Once completed, the port will be the […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction at the new USD 500 million container terminal being built at the Port of Liverpool has reached an advanced stage. Work to reclaim 12 hectares of land has passed the first stage with further infilling due to take place over the summer. The majority of 296 steel piles have been driven into the seabed, allowing […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The UK-based Peel Ports Group has welcomed the latest batch of cantilever rail-mounted gantry (CRMG) cranes, ready for installing and commissioning at the Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal which is scheduled for official opening in November. The six cranes sailed up the River Mersey on October 6, 2016. Built by Chinese crane manufacturer Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The UK-based Peel Ports Group has launched the second phase of its expansion programme at Liverpool2, dubbed one of the world’s most modern shipping terminals. The company, which is the owner of the Port of Liverpool, is to invest in equipment and port infrastructure works to expand the terminal and introduce new port technology solutions. This latest […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Peel Ports Group has just released a video about the Liverpool2 project, their new $500 million container terminal being built at the Port of Liverpool. Contractors Bam Nuttall and Van Oord have completed the first phase of the infilling, using 1.43 million tonnes of sand and silt deposited from dredged material. The piling process, which […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over 300 industry guests gathered at the Port of Liverpool yesterday to toast the launch of Peel Ports’ landmark deep water container terminal Liverpool2. Sir Bobby Charlton and ‘King’ Kenny Dalglish pushed the button on the start of dredging and launched a dazzling display of fireworks over the site of the new terminal in the […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    UK’s Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal is all set for its official opening today, according to port operator Peel Ports. Liverpool2 was developed in response to changing trading patterns and shipping industry trends towards the use of ‘mega’ ocean-going container ships. The facility will be able to handle the biggest cargo vessels in the world, Peel Ports said. The site […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction at the new $500 million container terminal being built at the Port of Liverpool has reached an advanced stage. Work to reclaim 12 hectares of land has passed the first stage with further infilling due to take place over the summer. The majority of 296 steel piles have been driven into the seabed, allowing […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    One of the world’s most modern shipping terminals, Liverpool2, will be officially opened today, November 4th 2016, at the Port of Liverpool by the Secretary of State for International Trade, Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox MP. The £400 million investment by Peel Ports will provide a state-of-the-art ocean gateway for UK importers and exporters with […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Peel Ports Group is investing over USD 512 million (£300 million) to redevelop and expand the existing Port of Liverpool in the North-west of England, creating Liverpool2, a new deep-water port which will be able to accommodate 95% of the world’s container fleet, including the post-Panamax vessels that will travel through the expanded Panama Canal when […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Peel Ports has been recognized for its commitment to environmental stewardship in the delivery of its Manchester Ship Canal project by the prestigious and historic Carmen Awards. The awards, which honor exceptional achievement in industry and individual enterprise, praised the business’ revival of the historic trade route and Victorian engineering masterpiece to build a sustainable […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The company will deliver the next phase of development at the Liverpool2 deepwater container terminal.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]