Practical Boat Owner - - Regional News -

Peel Ports Group, owner of the Port of Liver­pool, has be­gun the second phase of its Liver­pool2 ex­pan­sion pro­gramme, which in­cludes the in­stal­la­tion of a fur­ther three ship-to-shore cranes and 10 can­tilever rail-mounted gantry cranes. The an­tic­i­pated com­ple­tion date is 2019.

Launched in Novem­ber 2016, Liver­pool2 represents a £400mil­lion in­vest­ment to pro­vide a state-of-the-art, deep-wa­ter fa­cil­ity ca­pa­ble of ac­com­mo­dat­ing the world’s largest con­tainer ves­sels, and con­nect­ing road, rail and canal net­works di­rectly to the UK main­land.

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