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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Port Of Liverpool News

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

and skills for the future while attracting trade for both regional and national benefit.”2M is switching its TA2 service from Felixstowe to Liverpool on a temporary basis. At the same time, Maersk Line’s South American service, Colombia Express, will also start calling at the port of Liverpool, exporting U.K. goods to Newark.Liverpool will be the final port of call for both weekly services as they head westbound across the Atlantic. The ships will load U.K. export cargo such as Scotch whisky, food products and trade machinery.  The new services will also see the Port of Liverpool

Photo: Briggs Marine

Briggs Marine Expanding in Liverpool

 U.K. marine contractor Briggs Marine is expanding in the North West of England with new water-side facilities in Port of Liverpool.   The 500 sq m building will allow Briggs to offer a greater range of services, and will assist the company in further developing its offering in renewables, sub-marine engineering and port services in this busy region.   The company currently has approximately 80 personnel based in the region, with plans to increase this number as a result of the growing presence and anticipated future work.   Briggs’ operations director Iain Ross said

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

a child. We can act as a go between and can talk to the ship management company if there are problems to ensure the seafarer is being properly cared for. Seafaring can be a lonely and isolating job and crew frequently do not have people to talk to. We provide that helping hand and ensure that the Port of Liverpool and the maritime industry on Merseyside maintains its reputation as a friendly caring port. We show the seafarers that Merseyside cares about, and understands, the challenges of the thousands of seafarers passing through our city. 95% of everything we consume in Britain is transported by sea

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

New Port Academy Liverpool Unveiled at Grand Opening

of term in early September 2016.   A 7.5-ton Naval anchor, refurbished by Cammell Laird, was today unveiled at the ceremony as a permanent public marker at the Academy’s entrance to its newly upgraded and customized premises.   The Academy’s location is home to much of the Port of Liverpool’s world famous docks and was the homeport for the legendary Capt Johnnie Walker and his second escort and support groups of warships, the great hero of the Battle of the Atlantic 1939-45.   This link will be celebrated by the presence of Capt Patrick Walker, Johnnie Walker&rsquo

Shulah Jones (Photo: PAL)

New Liverpool Maritime College Launches Memorabilia Appeal

A new Liverpool City Region maritime academy is issuing a call to the public for Bootle related maritime memorabilia, especially if connected with the Battle of the Atlantic and its great hero, Capt Johnnie Walker.   Port Academy Liverpool (PAL), which will be based in Capt Walker’s former homeport of Bootle opposite his home on Pembroke Rd, wants to create the best possible archive to celebrate Bootle’s illustrious maritime heritage and inspire young people into careers connected to the sea.   The multi million pound academy which will be part of Bootle’s Hugh Baird

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

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 at the Royal Liver Building on Liverpool’s iconic waterfront. This

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Walters Joins Peel Ports Group

. Whitworth said: “Securing Patrick Walters is a major coup for the company and he brings exceptional experience and credentials to Peel Ports.  Patrick joins us at an exciting time. We are well advanced with our £300m ($514m) investment programme, Liverpool2, which will enable the Port of Liverpool to handle post-Panamax containerships and we have similarly ambitious plans across our other ports and ancillary businesses. "Patrick will assume direct responsibility for delivering our growth plans and for commercial negotiations, sales, property and business intelligence for the

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