New container service between Cork and Liverpool

BG Diamond, one of the new build ‘Green Vessels’ due to come into service in 2018 that will operate on the new route. BG Freight Line, a fully-owned subsidiary of Peel Ports Group, is introducing a new weekly container service between Cork and Liverpool. This is the first time the two ports have been connected directly, with the service starting…

Date: 22/03/2017  Tags: BG Freight Line, Cork, liverpool, Peel Ports

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Largest spec shed in Liverpool for almost a decade

Peel Logistics has appointed Eric Wright Construction to build a 175,000 sq ft speculative logistics facility, L175, at Liverpool International Business Park. Scheduled for completion in August this year, Peel said it is the largest speculative warehouse building in Liverpool for almost a decade. Liverpool International Business Park is close to Jaguar Land Rover’s Halewood plant and Liverpool John Lennon…

Date: 13/01/2016  Tags: liverpool, Peel Ports, spec shed

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Atlantic Star, ACL’s first of five new G4 vessels, is delivered

ACL is proud to announce that it officially took delivery this week of the ATLANTIC STAR, the first of five new vessels in the G4 fleet. The ATLANTIC STAR will sail from China on Saturday and will join the Company's transatlantic service in December. She will be christened in Liverpool. The remaining four G4 vessels will be delivered during the…

Date: 27/10/2015  Tags: ACL, CONRO, investment, liverpool, transatlantic

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New Greenock service to connect Scottish exports to deep-water ports in Liverpool and Rotterdam via Belfast

A new shipping service from Greenock to Rotterdam via Liverpool and Belfast will open up new routes to market for businesses in Glasgow and the west coast of Scotland looking to export Scottish products to the rest of the world. The route could prove a boon to the west of Scotland’s food and drink, chemical and advanced manufacturing industries, by…

Date: 03/08/2015  Tags: Diageo, international export, liverpool, Liverpool2, Scotland, shipping, USA

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Logistics firm moves to new Liverpool office

DX Network Services Ltd, the courier and logistics company, has moved into a new office suite in Liverpool’s Merchants Place on a five-year lease. Property firm Mason Partners and the Liverpool office of real estate services adviser CBRE secured the letting, which is the largest deal signed at Merchants Place since its extensive refurbishment in 2013. DX Network Services has…

Date: 30/07/2015  Tags: dx, liverpool, logistics, new, office

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£10.5 Million Funding to Improve Learning and Training Across the City Region

£10.5 million announced to improve learning and training across the City Region   At last week’s Liverpool City Region Combined Authority meeting, £10.5 million of funding was given conditional approval for co-investment in a range of capital projects.  The funding will be used to upgrade to skills training facilities across the area, helping to meet employer demands for skills training…

Date: 25/06/2015  Tags: authority, city, college, combined, fe, fund, growth, improvement, liverpool, region, regional, skills, training

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City of Liverpool College Opens New Logistics Academy

One of the largest logistics training schools in the country has opened its doors in Liverpool. The City of Liverpool College has launched the academy working with key partners including international training firm Transline Group. The academy will also work with key employers including Stobarts, Royal Mail and B&M. The new academy will provide apprenticeships and professional qualifications and training…

Date: 24/06/2015  Tags: academy, education, freight, liverpool, logistics, skills, superport, training, transline, unipart

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