Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has received a £46.6m funding boost for its Superport ambitions. The funding is part of a package awarded to Liverpool from the government’s Regional Growth Fund and will be used for transport schemes that directly support its plans to become a northern logistics hub. Liverpool LEP chair Robert Hough said: “We have always stressed the economic potential of the City Region acting as a freight and logistics hub for Superport and are therefore […]
A new freight service has been launched from the Port of Liverpool which opens a direct link between the North West of England and Northern Spain and Portugal.
The ports of Liverpool, Heysham and Sheerness could mitigate problems caused by bottlenecks in the Dover Straits following Brexit – despite warnings from hauliers about the considerable re-routing costs.
Felixstowe Port’s ongoing attempts to resolve traffic congestion and slow turnaround times have been dealt a blow, after the chief executive of rival Peel Ports said customers should snub it in favour of northern terminals.