Posts Tagged ‘Peel Ports’

PEEL Ports confirms details of government BREXIT funding

PEEL Ports confirms details of government BREXIT funding
PEEL Ports confirms details of government BREXIT funding The ports of Liverpool, Heysham and Sheerness (London Medway) have received funding to enhance measures they have already taken to improve resilience ahead of the UK’s expected departure from the EU on 31 October. The funding was announced yesterday...
September 27th, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Yang Ming hails success of the new Liverpool feeder service

Yang Ming hails success of the new Liverpool feeder service
Port of Liverpool Yang Ming hails success of the new Liverpool feeder service A new express feeder service to Liverpool has smashed its initial targets almost immediately after launching in June, underlining demand for a direct Far East call at the port. The weekly Yang Ming service from Southampton...
September 10th, 2019 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

B&M increases imports through the Port of Liverpool

B&M increases imports through the Port of Liverpool
A Maersk Line vessel docking at the Port of Liverpool B&M, one of the UK’s leading variety retailers, has announced it is increasing its cargo into the Port of Liverpool by 30 per cent following frustrations with delay-struck southern ports. After completing a successful trial at the port, the...
January 28th, 2019 | Consumers Market, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Liverpool momentum builds as Maersk and MSC commit to permanent U.S service

Liverpool momentum builds as Maersk and MSC  commit to permanent U.S service
EM Athens at Port of Liverpool The 2M shipping line alliance has confirmed that Liverpool will become a permanent call on its TA4 service connecting Europe with several US ports. The move follows the introduction of a temporary call in July 2018 resulting from continued disruption at the Port of Felixstowe. The...
January 15th, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Future of historic canal ship safeguarded by Peel Ports

Future of historic canal ship safeguarded by Peel Ports
Manchester Ship Canal aerial view The future of one of Liverpool’s most significant historic vessels has been safeguarded for the next three years thanks to a £75,000 donation from Peel Ports. The Daniel Adamson Preservation Society (DAPS) – the volunteer group which led the £5m restoration project...
December 13th, 2018 | Canals, Charity, Inland Waterways, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Long standing Chinese relationship pays off as major shipping line announces Liverpool call

Long standing Chinese relationship pays off as major shipping line announces Liverpool call
Aerial view of Liverpool The Port of Liverpool has demonstrated the strength of its relationships with China by announcing it will welcome a vessel call from COSCO on Wednesday 17 October. The MV Jork will call at Liverpool after a stop in Rotterdam before returning with UK exports. Once in Liverpool...
October 15th, 2018 | Container shipping, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Peel Ports hires 25 staff at Port of Liverpool

Peel Ports hires 25 staff at Port of Liverpool
Jouke Schaap Peel Ports has hired 25 full time staff to work at the Port of Liverpool as part of a local recruitment drive. Ten staff started at the port in May, with additional groups due to start work throughout June and July. All new staff will be employed on a full time and permanent basis, and will...
June 6th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Containers, HR, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Peel Ports launches first rail service

Peel Ports launches first rail service
  l to r: Jouke Schaap, Peel Ports Container Director; Roger Neary, DB Cargo UK; Patrick Walters Chief Operating Officer, Peel Ports Group; Metro Mayor Steve Rotherham; Vice Lord-Lieutenant David O’Donnell CBE DL; Lord Prescott; Warren Marshall, Peel Ports Group Planning Director. New route...
May 9th, 2018 | Logistics, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Peel Ports appoints new port director for container business

Peel Ports appoints new port director for container business
Jouke Schaap, Container Director Peel Ports – Company also hires 22 new recruits from within 15m radius of port – Peel Ports, owner and developer of the £400m Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal, has appointed APM Terminals’ Jouke Schaap to head up its entire container operations. The...
May 11th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, HR, Markets, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

150 companies sign up for campaign to cut haulage miles

150 companies sign up for campaign to cut haulage miles
  Patrick Walker –        Peel Ports’ initiative passes ¾ mark in attracting supporters of direct shipping calls to Liverpool –        Backers represent over 1.35 million TEU of UK trade, including international manufacturers and retailers –        Ambitious...
February 20th, 2017 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

First meeting of Northern Powerhouse partnership held at Port of Liverpool

First meeting of Northern Powerhouse partnership held at Port of Liverpool
Mark Whitworth (left) and Andrew Percy MP Peel Ports has hosted the inaugural meeting of the Northern Powerhouse partnership at the Port of Liverpool today (8 December). The initiative is creating a new network to help grow the Northern economy and aims to champion the area’s strengths and promote...
December 8th, 2016 | Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Official opening of Peel Ports £ 400 million Liverpool Container Terminal

Official opening of Peel Ports £ 400 million Liverpool Container Terminal
A view of the Liverpool Container Terminal Secretary of State for International Trade officially opens Liverpool2 One of the world’s most modern shipping terminals, Liverpool2, is being officially opened today [Friday 4 November 2016] at the Port of Liverpool by the Secretary of State for International...
November 4th, 2016 | Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Transport Minister visits Liverpool2 development

Transport Minister visits Liverpool2 development
Gary Hodgson (left), Chief Operating Officer at Peel Ports with Transport Minister John Hayes – John Hayes MP met with operators Peel Ports to view the latest developments at the £400m deep-water container terminal – Transport Minister John Hayes MP visited the Port of Liverpool today (20...
October 20th, 2016 | Construction, Containers, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Transport Minister visits Liverpool2 development

Transport Minister visits Liverpool2 development
  Transport Minister Chris Grayling with Peel Ports Chief Executive Mark Whitworth – Chris Grayling MP met with operators Peel Ports to view the latest developments at the £400m investment in the city’s deep-water container terminal – The new Secretary of State for Transport, Chris...
August 5th, 2016 | Associations, Container shipping, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Liverpool takes delivery of container handling fleet

Liverpool takes delivery of container handling fleet
The fleet of YT222 tractors and Seacom 70 tonne trailers Thirty-three new tractor units and trailers have arrived at the Port of Liverpool to serve its existing Royal Seaforth Container Terminal and the new Liverpool2 development. The fleet of YT222 tractors and Seacom 70 tonne trailers represents an...
July 29th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technology | Read More

MECNW recognised by OFSTED for “outstanding” work with employers & learners

MECNW recognised by OFSTED for “outstanding” work with employers & learners
Maritime and Engineering College North West (MECNW), a Mersey Maritime Group company, has been praised in a preliminary report by Ofsted that positions the college as Merseyside’s leading provider of Engineering Apprenticeships. Key clients of the college include Cammell Laird and Peel Ports. The news...
August 12th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More