Truck turnaround times at the Port of Liverpool have fallen after owner Peel Ports said it had turned its focus to road haulage efficiencies. It said October was a “record-breaking” month for its container operations with quayside and landside throughput exceeding all previous figures with year-on-year growth of 12%. The port also said turnaround times for hauliers is now consistently below 40 minutes. David Huck, Peel Ports MD said: “More businesses are realising that it makes more sense to ship […]
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.
Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has received a £46.6m funding boost for its Superport ambitions.
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.