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Colin McLoughlin (Photo: ABP)

Associated British Ports Names McLoughlin Head of Operations for the Humber

Associated British Ports (ABP) has named Colin McLoughlin as Head of Operations for the Humber.With an established career in operations management from his time with Stanton Grove and Peel Ports, McLoughlin joined ABP Humber in 2015, and has played a valuable role in delivering many of ABP’s key operation and warehousing projects.As Head of Operations, McLoughlin will now be responsible for ABP’s portfolio of terminal operations across its four Humber Ports of Immingham, Grimsby, Hull, and Goole; handling in excess of 58 million tonnes of cargo between them each year, worth approximately

Left to right: Colin Mottershead, Shiphand/Tug Driver; Darrin Hyde, RTITB Trainer/Gantry Operator; Nusrat Ghani MP, Maritime Minister; Patrick Walters, Chief Operating Officer, Jo Scott, Group Head of Marketing; Emma Wilson, Digital Apprentice; Mark Reynolds, Shift Manager (Photo: Peel Ports)

Maritime Minister Visits Port of Liverpool

Peel Ports welcomed Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani MP to its flagship container terminal Liverpool2 on Wednesday as the terminal prepares to welcome its largest regular caller to date when 2M (Maersk and MSC alliance) introduces a new transatlantic container service to the port.The Minister met with Chief Operating Officer Patrick Walters and received a tour of the port, as well as meeting with workers from varying roles across the container terminal.Walters said, “Workforce diversity is very important to us, blending attributes and skills enables our people and our business to perform to their

Photo courtesy of Liverpool Seafarers Centre

Liverpool to Lead Way in Cruise Ship Crew Welfare for Third Year

terminal on a long-term basis.Wilson said LSC relies on donations and is always on the look-out for volunteers to help at the centres making cups of tea, providing a friendly ear and driving the mini bus.Corporate supporters of LSC include:  Essar’s Stanlow oil refinery in Ellesmere Port, Peel Ports, the Merchant Navy Welfare Board, the Mersey River Pilots, Mersey Maritime, the Voluntary Aid Club and The Phoebe Wortley Charitable Trust

Captain Lawrence Aye-Manug MN Director Liverpool Seafarers Centre (LSC), Mr R Muirhead  Lord Lieutenant’s Husband, Geoff Rafferty. Director LSC, Dame Lorna Muirhead Lord Lieutenant of Merseyside, John Wilson CEO LSC, Pamela Brown Director and Vice Chairman of LSC (Photo: LSC)

Liverpool Seafarers Center to Open Eastham Hub

;40,000 ($51,000) center will work in partnership with its headquarters at Colonsay House in Crosby to provide support to the 50,000 seafarers who pass through Merseyside’s ports each year. It has been supported by donations from Essar’s Stanlow oil refinery in Ellesmere Port,  Peel Ports, the Merchant Navy Welfare Board, proceeds from Mersey River Pilots raffle and the Mersey Maritime Industry Awards raffle, the Voluntary Aid Club Dinner and The Phoebe Wortley Charitable Trust.   Mr. Wilson said: “The new center enables us to maximize the support we can give to

John McGuigan (Photo: Aberdeen Harbor)

McGuigan Named Operations Manager at Aberdeen Harbor

working with others, including customers, port users and the harbor’s safety department, in delivering a safe working environment for all.  Having been involved in the port industry for more than 30 years, McGuigan started his career with British Steel and has since worked for Clydeport, Peel Ports and was previously the E.ON UK terminal manager in Liverpool, handling fuel logistics for a number of power stations

A 7.5-ton Naval anchor, refurbished by Cammell Laird (Photo: PAL)

New Port Academy Liverpool Unveiled at Grand Opening

‘to seafarers past, present and future’.   A blessing of the anchor is to be delivered by Rev Dr Crispin Pailing, Rector of Liverpool and of the ‘Seafarers Church’ - Liverpool Parish Church of Our Lady and St Nicholas.   The speakers include: Gary Hodgson, Peel Ports Group Chief Operating Officer, based at Port of Liverpool, Bootle; Commodore Gary Doyle, Royal Navy Regional Commander for Northern England & Isle of Man, based in Liverpool; and Robert Hough, Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Chairman.    The Earl of Derby

Photo: National Maritime (NMDG)

UK Minister Calls for Investment in Maritime

the River Mersey.    Day two speakers A local Liverpool focus was provided with a welcome from Cllr Phil Davies, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority Portfolio Lead for Economic Development and Energy and Leader of Wirral Council.   He was followed by Mark Whitworth, CEO of Peel Ports, who spoke about Liverpool’s illustrious history and the exciting future of one of the largest, busiest and most diverse ports in the UK. Delegates were fascinated to learn more about Liverpool2, a new £300 million deepwater container terminal.   David Jones, Project Director

L-R: John Hulmes - Chairman of Mersey Maritime; Alderman the Lord Mountevans of Chelsea – Chairman of Maritime London; Doug Barrow – CEO of Maritime London; Chris Shirling-Rooke, Acting CEO, Mersey Maritime

Mersey Maritime, Maritime London Discuss Collaboration

can encourage maritime organizations to work more closely together. Maritime London Chairman Alderman the Lord Mountevans of Chelsea, and Chief Executive Doug Barrow spent the day in Liverpool meeting with local maritime businesses and key business leaders. The day included a tour of Liverpool2, Peel Ports’ new $460 million deep water container terminal at the Port of Liverpool which is due to open at the end of 2015. As part of the visit, a business lunch hosted by Mersey Maritime sponsor Brabners LLP, set out a number of themes which were discussed in further detail later in the evening

Patrick Walters

Walters Joins Peel Ports Group

Former P&O and ABP executive appointed group commercial director Peel Ports Group confirmed the appointment of Patrick Walters as group commercial director. Walters is a leading commercial executives in the U.K. ports industry, having held top positions in P&O Ports, DP World and Associated British Ports. Peel Ports group CEO Mark Whitworth believes that Patrick’s experience will prove invaluable as the business commits itself to extremely ambitious growth plans. Whitworth said: “Securing Patrick Walters is a major coup for the company and he brings exceptional experience and

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