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  • 27 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Liverpool2 to Become UK’s Largest Transatlantic Deep-Sea Port Peel Ports Group has awarded a multi-million pound contract to Shanghai-based Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co (ZPMC) to supply state-of-the-art ‘mega’ container cranes for its new Liverpool2 development.   USA: Oregon Inlet Emergency Dredging Starts The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    One of Asia’s largest port authorities has signed a landmark co-operation agreement with the company building a new container terminal at Liverpool in the heart of the UK. Peel Ports Group and Busan Port Authority will now work together to hone technical, economical and commercial acumen and increase investment in infrastructure and environmental developments. Lim […]

  • 13 December 2012

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has announced it has approved an application from Mersey Docks and Harbour Company Ltd (MDHC) for the £350 million Liverpool 2 development. In September 2012 MDHC applied to the MMO for consent to carry out construction and dredging to create a 17-hectare deep water river terminal on the southern side […]

  • 6 November 2013

    Navis, the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, announced that Peel Ports Group will begin to implement Navis’ N4 terminal operating system (TOS). N4 will allow Peel Ports to streamline operations and align the customer experience across eight terminal sites located in the UK and Ireland. Peel Ports is the […]

  • 5 August 2012

    Commenting on the news that the European Investment Bank has agreed to provide almost half the finance for the £305m Liverpool 2 development, Gary Hodgson, managing director of Peel Ports Mersey, said: “We are delighted that a proposal which will support the financing of the Liverpool 2 project was approved by the European Investment Bank […]

  • 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) […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Peel Ports today announced it has commenced the procurement phase for the construction of its new deep-water container terminal at the Port of Liverpool. It was also revealed that the landmark terminal, which will bring some of the world’s largest container ships to the Mersey, will be branded Liverpool 2 – and will be open […]

  • 19 October 2012

    The Port of Liverpool was  awarded Port Authority of the Year at the global Containerisation International Awards held in central London. The Port beat highly commended entries from other global ports including Los Angeles, Antwerp and Charleston. The Port of Liverpool’s Managing Director Gary Hodgson said: “We are delighted to receive this award, and see […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The UK Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has visited Liverpool to see how more than £300 million investment is improving the local economy. Mr McLoughlin visited the Port of Liverpool, where owners Peel Ports are investing to build new container ship berths, quays and cranes at the ‘Liverpool 2’ container terminal. Construction is well underway on […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Coastline Surveys has recently completed a Geo-Environmental investigation on behalf of Mersey Docks and Harbour Company, as part of the Liverpool 2 container terminal development. The survey data and samples will provide marine sediment quality information and chemical analysis including dissipation tests. The survey comprised of 48 Vibrocores and 18 CPTs from the River Mersey […]

  • 7 August 2013

    A joint venture comprising BAM Nuttall and Van Oord has been awarded a contract valued at £75 million by Peel Ports as part of its £300 million scheme to create to new container terminal on the Mersey estuary in Liverpool. Once completed this new facility will accommodate some of the world’s largest container vessels, up […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Chancellor George Osborne is to announce a £35m grant to dredge the approach channel in the Mersey Estuary – creating the opportunity for massive container vessels to enter the river. The Chancellor will make the announcement during a visit to the Port of Liverpool where he will meet representatives from businesses in the region […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Peel Ports, the UK’s second largest ports group, is backing the UK’s only Low Carbon and SuperPort University Technical College, which has just entered into its consultation period. The port group hopes that the University Technical College – UTC – which is due to open in 2014, will give young people in the Liverpool City […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Partrac has announced the award of a marine monitoring support services contract for the ABLE Marine Energy Park (AMEP). AMEP is a fully consented infrastructure project in the Humber estuary designed to offer port facilities for the renewable energy sector. The contract comprises the supply, deployment, and maintenance of monitoring equipment, and the delivery of […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV will be the lead sponsor of the networking drinks reception on the first day of the UK Ports Conference. The company has been involved in the successful delivery of many of the major developments at UK ports and terminals including the container terminal Liverpool2, work on Dover Harbor Board port capacity and the […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Large Diameter Drilling (LDD), an Acteon company, has won a contract to supply drilling equipment and personnel for the delivery of foundation installation services at Liverpool 2, the new deepwater container terminal for the UK port. The contract is part of a major initiative to expand Liverpool’s dock area and to improve local infrastructure; the […]

  • 10 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Sabetta Port Construction to Include Huge Dredging Operation (Russia) Nineteen vessels will be part of the dredging operation on Sabetta arctic port construction project on the Yamal Peninsula this year.   Boskalis Bags EUR 80 Million Dredging Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by Daewoo E&C for the dredging and […]

  • 6 November 2013

    BMT has completed a series of studies for the Port of Liverpool’s new Seaforth ‘Liverpool 2’ (L2) Container Terminal Construction, which promises to bring 5000 new jobs to the area. The new facility will provide capability for a further half a million containers, taking its total annual capacity to approximately two million TEUs. BMT subsidiary […]

  • 6 November 2012

    Peel Ports Mersey, recently recognised as ‘Port Authority of the Year’ by authoritative global industry journal Containerisation International, has signed up to partnership agreements with two local colleges; Liverpool Community College and Mersey Maritime Group. The Ports group, which operates the Port of Liverpool and the Manchester Ship Canal, says the partnerships come at a […]

  • 16 March 2012

    The Mersey Docks and Harbour Company Limited plans to announce a tender for dredging works at the port area. Officials’ plan is to appoint a contractor to undertake a package of dredging, quay wall construction and infilling works at “Liverpool 2” (Liverpool’s new deep water container terminal), Port of Liverpool, which will be located adjacent […]

  • 1 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UAE: Van Oord Bags New Project in Dubai Meraas Development LLC has again contracted Van Oord to build an island in the emirate of Dubai. Jumana Island will lie 500 metres off the coast and will be used for urban development.   Panama Canal Completes Culebra Cut Dredging The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has completed […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust (UK) has announced an update on a £43.6 million winter works program being performed across England & Wales. According to the update, dredging has been completed on the Macclesfield Canal and on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal, where the Trust has removed 27,000 tons of contaminated sediment at Titford Pools. In […]

  • 31 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Acta Marine’s DP1 Multicat ‘Coastal Chariot’ has successfully finished two cone penetration testing (C.P.T.) projects in the UK and Germany. Coastal Chariot assisted a well-known geophysical services company in Liverpool waters and she has assisted a Swedish survey company in German waters. C.P.T. provides a rapid and cost effective means by which to quantify geotechnical […]

  • 1 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Machiavelli Ready for Action As part of a future Corio Bay Channels Upgrade Project, investigative works in the vicinity of No 1 and No 2 Beacons in the Wilson Spit Channel will be conducted between October 28 and November 9, 2015.   Dredge Yard Delivers the Auger […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Canal and River Trust outlined their plans for investment in the waterways over the next three years. Expenditure will rise to £85.4m this year and continue to rise to £93m in 2016/17. The bulk of this investment is all targeted around improving and protecting the waterways for boating. The planned major works expenditure for […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Peel Ports Group has marked the full reopening of Runcorn Docks on the Manchester Ship Canal, following a £4 million program of works. Over the last 14 months, Peel Ports has worked with McLaughlin and Harvey to reinstate and upgrade two of its 4 berths one of which was closed in January 2017. As reported, […]