The announced wage deal at Liverpool is welcome news after a series of strikes over the past three months severely disrupted container operations at the UK’s key west coast hub.
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24 Oct 2022
The increasingly bitter dispute between the union and Liverpool’s terminal operator is over pay increases labor is seeking to compensate workers for the UK’s runaway inflation rate.
11 Oct 2022
Port operations in Liverpool continue to be heavily disrupted by escalating strike action, with no signs either party is willing to compromise in an increasingly bitter pay dispute.
07 Oct 2022
Container throughput at Liverpool has fallen, and with the decline in volume expected to continue through the year the port is planning to cut its headcount.
17 Jul 2017
The deep-water Liverpool2 facility is capable of accommodating the world’s largest container vessels and connects road, rail, and canal networks linking directly to the heart of the UK mainland.
28 Mar 2017
Greenock Ocean Terminal is deepest Scottish container terminal renowned around the world for its exports of Scotch whisky.
04 Nov 2016
The port of Liverpool on Friday officially inaugurated a new deep-sea container terminal as it works to create a new ocean trading gateway to re-jig the national supply chain.
13 Jun 2016
The port of Liverpool will offer container weighing services to help its customers comply with a new international regulation that comes into effect on July 1.
27 Jan 2016
The Port of Liverpool has gained a new service, increasing shippers’ access to central and northern U.K., Ireland, Portugal, Morocco, Spain and the Canary Islands.
19 Nov 2014
Peel Ports CEO Mark Whitworth says a $480 million container port rising along the river Mersey will provide the port of Liverpool with “a fantastic opportunity to take back its national market share.”
25 Apr 2014
Peel Ports, owner of the port of Liverpool, signed a £100 million ($168 million) contract with China’s Zhenhua Heavy Industries to supply cranes for a new deep-water quay that will triple the size of container ships the northwestern UK port can handle.
14 Oct 2013
Construction of Liverpool2, the Port of Liverpool’s deep water container terminal, has entered a new phase, as steel piling gets underway in the River Mersey.
23 Aug 2013
Peel Ports has appointed Farrans Construction to upgrade Gladstone Lock and adjacent container terminal quayside infrastructure at the Port of Liverpool...
13 Aug 2013
Peel Ports has appointed specialized contractors BAM Nuttall and Van Oord to construct a new in-river quay wall at the Port of Liverpool’s post-Panamax container terminal, Liverpool2, in the U.K.
10 Jun 2013
Peel Ports has launched dredging operations for its new post-Panamax container terminal at the Port of Liverpool in the U.K.
04 Jun 2013
The British government’s Regional Growth Fund has assigned a grant of £35 million (about US$53.5 million) to dredge the approach channel in Mersey Estuary, which will improve access to Seaforth Dock...
06 Feb 2013
Peel Ports in the U.K. has invested in a larger vessel for its Manchester Ship Canal container service.
13 Dec 2012
Peel Ports has completed a 1.6 billion pounds ($2.6 billion) refinancing to fund its expansion plans, which include a 300