Largest containership to ever call at the Port of Liverpool

The largest containership to ever call at the Port of Liverpool arrived on Monday 6 March. The 6,552 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit, i.e. the size of an average shipping container) HS Paris berthed at the Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal. Previously, the Port of Liverpool’s existing container terminal could only accommodate vessels up to 4500 TEU. The HS Paris is the…

Date: 08/03/2017  Tags: HS Paris, Liverpool2, Peel Ports Group, Port of Liverpool milestone

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Ship-to-Shore Cranes Arrive in Mersey for Liverpool2 Container Development

A giant vessel bearing five ‘megamax’ quayside cranes sailed up the River Mersey on 2 November, destined for the new Liverpool2 container terminal, completing the final stage of its voyage from China. The cranes originally set off from Shanghai in August passing south-east Asia, India, the Arabian Peninsula and Africa via the Cape of Good Hope en route to Liverpool…

Date: 02/11/2015  Tags: Liverpool2, Peel Ports Group

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Peel Ports introduces ‘virtual’ crane operations

£500k investment in technology set to deliver world class operator training. In anticipation of the arrival of five of the world’s largest cranes at the Port of Liverpool in the autumn, Peel Ports has introduced a state-of-the-art ‘virtual’ training simulator on site, designed to ensure all operators are ready to manoeuvre the giant structures from Day One of installation. Peel…

Date: 11/08/2015  Tags: ABB, Liverpool2, Peel Ports Group, simulator, skills, training

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Peel Ports hails impact of £40m oil re-refinery

Peel Ports Group's chief executive Mark Whitworth believes Hydrodec's £40m oil re-refinery will have "a positive impact on the local economy" after agreeing a lease with the specialist energy company. In July 2015, Insider reported that Hydrodec had entered into a long-term lease agreement with the Manchester Ship Canal Company, a member of the Peel Ports Group, for a nine-acre…

Date: 03/08/2015  Tags: investment, jobs, multimodal, Peel Ports Group

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