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  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Transport Minister, John Hayes, visited the Port of Liverpool yesterday to view developments at its container terminal Liverpool2, due to open in 2015. The minister, who has responsibility for the strategic roads network and ports, received a tour of the site and heard a presentation from Peel Ports on issues relating to transport integration in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 June 2011

    Protests last night grew against £500m plans to expand the Port of Liverpool onto Seaforth Nature Reserve.   By John Siddle (icseftonandwestlancs) [mappress] Source: icseftonandwestlancs, June 9, 2011  

  • 7 June 2011

    Peel Ports was today due to launch a public consultation about its potentially controversial £500m plans to expand its River Mersey…   By Bill Gleeson (liverpoolecho) [mappress] Source: liverpoolecho, June 7, 2011  

  • 18 March 2010

    UPGRADING the Port of Liverpool to be able to handle the biggest ships in the world looks set to finally start next year.Port owners Peel delayed the £100m post-Panamax dock expansion plans when the credit crunch hit.But development director Lindsey Ashworth told delegates at the Mipim conference in Cannes that the company was likely to […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The new Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, visited the Port of Liverpool on Friday, August 5, to view the latest developments at the container terminal Liverpool2.  The visit provided an opportunity for the Minister to view progress on the project, which started handling its first containers last month as part of trials ahead […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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. ZPMC will initially supply five ship-to-shore (STS) megamax quay cranes and 12 cantilever rail-mounted gantry cranes (CRMGs) for phase 1 of the contract, and a further 3 STS […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 2 August 2012

    According to the Construction Enquirer, the European Investment Bank has agreed to provide almost half the finance for a new £300m deep-water container terminal at the Port of Liverpool. This developnet project is currently out to tender with construction due to start next year and be completed by 2015. The project details – Construction work […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Peel Ports has appointed Douglas Coleman; one of the UK’s most experienced project directors, as its Programme Director for the construction of the planned in-river container terminal at the Port of Liverpool. The primary purpose of Coleman’s role is to take charge of the landmark container terminal project, with the job also involving the development […]

  • 17 November 2011

    First it was Southampton’s cruise ships – now Liverpool is aiming to hijack a slice of the port’s container trade…   By Keith Hamilton (thisishampshire) [mappress] Source: thisishampshire, November 17, 2011;

  • 28 April 2010

    THE new Mersey Ports dredger Shoalway will be named at Liverpool Cruise Terminal on Friday. Shoalway will be sponsored by Patricia Hodgson, wife of Peel Ports Mersey managing director Gary Hodgson, at midday. The 90m long suction dredger is owned by Westminster Dredging Co and replaces bucket dredger Mersey Mariner… [mappress] Source:liverpooldailypost,April 28,2010;

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 11th Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters conference, organized by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), is set to take place on 5-7 September 2017 in Liverpool. “The meeting attracts over 450 delegates from around the world, offering presenters and their organisations a unique opportunity to share findings and research with carefully targeted audience of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]