Superport is an integrated cluster of logistics assets and expertise that will deliver faster, greener global market access for business to and from the northern UK and Ireland via an enlarged post-Panamax container port.
Superport provides rapid reach to 35 million people within a 150-mile radius. It stretches from the historic Port of Liverpool along the Manchester Ship Canal and the heart of the northern UK road and rail network, via 2 airports, and across 2 national Enterprise Zones plus the highest density of warehousing in the UK.
Superport is undergoing £1+ billion intermodal infrastructure investment, and from late 2015 the new deep-water Liverpool2 terminal will be able to service 95% of the world’s largest container ships, opening up faster supply chain transit for at least 50% of the existing UK container market.
The Liverpool City Region is home to some of the world’s leading logistics , energy, retail and manufacturing operations – ACL, Bibby Group, Cammell Laird, Cargill, CMA CGM, Dong Energy, General Motors, Iberdrola, Ineos, Jaguar Land Rover, Maersk, NSG Pilkington, QVC, Stobart, TJ Morris, Unipart, Unilever – who continue to invest here, providing an optimal cluster of commercial opportunities, expertise and highly-skilled workforce in terms of efficient, low-cost, international freight distribution.