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Indian leader praises Port of Liverpool

The president of one of India's largest business organisations has hailed the opportunity to improve international trade relations from the Port of Liverpool's new deep water container terminal. Ram Bhogale of the Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce saw the progress on the development of Liverpool2 during a two-day visit to the city. Maharashtra is Indian's largest stage and home to Mumbai.…

Date: 22/12/2014

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Peel Ports picks up pace on £300m Liverpool2 development

The HAM 316 'drag head' dredging a deeper river channel which needs its 'teeth' replacing every week Construction work is being ramped up at Peel Ports’ Liverpool2 development as next year’s opening target grows closer. ECHO Business was given exclusive access to the £300m project to see how it has progressed since earlier this year after some of the worst…

Date: 22/12/2014

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Five cities outline £15bn One North transport plan

Representatives from five cities in the North of England are calling for a £15bn 15-year plan to be adopted to improve transport. The One North report says a 125mph trans-Pennine rail link, a faster link to Newcastle and better access to Manchester Airport are needed. It has been developed by an alliance of five cities - Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle…

Date: 22/12/2014

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Peel Ports starts recruiting skilled workers

Peel Ports has released details of some of the skilled roles that will be created when its £300m deep water terminal on the Mersey is completed next year. It was reported in the ECHO last month that the Liverpool2 project will create around 500 new jobs and today it is revealed that Peel will be looking specifically for stevedores, pilots,…

Date: 22/12/2014

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