Dry bulks

Handling all your Dry bulk needs

We offer fast, easy, distribution of Dry bulk commodities to anywhere in the UK. And we can reduce your carbon footprint by providing inland transport through our ‘green highway’ - the Manchester Ship Canal – which can accommodate ships up to 70,000 tonnes, reducing costs, carbon emissions and road congestion.

Our ports offer you a wide range of berthing options, providing flexibility in size for vessel charter. We're based beside existing manufacturing and production locations and are strategically located for future infrastructure projects and have recently built a £100m Biomass Terminal at Port of Liverpool.

We’re well placed for all key national developments over the next 10 years in the South East and North West of England and Scotland and we’re already working in partnership with some of the largest companies in the world. So our expertise is unrivalled.

 

Key contacts

  • Zara Files

    Group Business Development Manager

    0151 949 6239

    Email

Ports for Dry bulks

Introduction

Every year, Peel Ports handles and stores millions of tonnes of dry bulks from coal and biomass, to aggregates and chemicals. Our strategically placed ports have superior facilities, an excellent road, rail and sea network, and specialist, tailor-made solutions. Our close proximity to major UK manufacturing bases and consumers enables lower transportation costs and a greener supply chain.

Great Yarmouth

At Peel Ports Great Yarmouth Cargo Handling (ECH), we provide expert cargo handling and stevedores for all types of import and export commodities, including dry bulks and agri-bulks.

We know we can handle the most demanding of projects and will work with you to tailor our service to suit your needs. There are multiple berths available in the river port and outer harbour and we receive, handle, load and discharge all types of cargo, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find it at Peel Ports Great Yarmouth.

Manchester Ship Canal

Every year, The Manchester Ship Canal handles and stores millions of tonnes of dry bulks from coal and biomass, to aggregates and chemicals.

Our strategically placed ports along the canal offer superior facilities, an excellent road, rail and sea network, and specialist, tailor-made solutions. Our close proximity to major UK manufacturing bases and consumers enables lower transportation costs and a greener supply chain.

We have a wide range of berthing options, providing flexibility in size for vessel charter, along with existing manufacturing and production locations, and has led to many successful partnerships like Ecocem at Port Runcorn.

 

Clydeport

Every year at Clydeport we handle and store millions of tonnes of dry bulks, ranging from coal and biomass to aggregates and chemicals. Our unique location and modern facilities, excellent road, rail and sea network, and specialist, tailor-made solutions enable lower transportation costs and a greener supply chain.

In fact we’re ideally placed to offer you an unparalleled service and excellent transport links. Whether your product is chemicals, sand or aggregates, our knowledge, customer focus, handling expertise including a large fleet of forklifts ranging from a lifting capacity of 2-16 tonnes, and state-of-the-art facilities provide the ideal port solution - efficiently, reliably and cost-effectively. We have a wide range of berthing options,with a 372m of quayside with 12.6m unrestricted draft providing flexibility in size for vessel charter, along with existing manufacturing and production locations.

 

Liverpool

Every year, Port of Liverpool handles and stores millions of tonnes of dry bulks from Biomass, to aggregates and chemicals.

Our strategically positioned port has outstanding facilities, an excellent road, rail and sea network, and specialist, tailor-made solutions. We are close to major UK manufacturing bases and consumers, giving you lower transportation costs and a greener supply chain.

And last, but be no means least, we’ve recently built a new £100m biomass facility.

Solutions for Dry bulks

Introduction

Our strategically located ports, excellent road, rail and air links and modern facilities allow us to provide the Dry Bulk sector with solutions that are second to none. For example we can reduce your carbon footprint by providing inland transport through our ‘green highway’ - the Manchester Ship Canal – which can accommodate ships up to 70,000 tonnes, reducing costs, carbon emissions and road congestion.

We have a wide range of berthing options across our ports, providing flexibility in size for vessel charter, along with existing manufacturing and production locations Our ports are strategically located for future infrastructure projects. We have recently built a £100m Biomass Terminal at Port of Liverpool.

We’re well placed for all key national developments over the next 10 years in the South East and North West of England and Scotland and we’re already working in partnership with some of the largest companies in the world, so our expertise is unrivalled.

Marine services

Our experienced marine teams are here to ensure everything flows smoothly at all our ports. They will make sure your Dry Bulk cargoes are delivered safely and offer a full range of services including everything from tug services, marine pilotage and pilot transfer service to hydrographic surveying, maintenance dredging, navigation aid provision and mooring services.

Port-centric warehousing and logistics

Every year, Peel Ports handles and stores millions of tonnes of dry bulks from coal and biomass, to aggregates and chemicals. Our strategically placed ports have superior facilities, an excellent road, rail and sea network, and specialist, tailor-made solutions. Our close proximity to major UK manufacturing bases and consumers enables lower transportation costs and a greener supply chain.

Port security

Your Dry Bulks are in safe hands with Peel Ports. That’s because we make sure that our Port Security Authorities operate according to best in class standards, promising confidence in the safety and security of you and your assets. At sites where we don’t have Port Security Authorities, we use highly trained private security officers operating to our exacting standards to ensure you and your goods are protected 24/7, 365 days a year.

Each port ensures that the quality of their security isn’t just high, but consistent with the highest expectations of the industry. Each maintains oversight of their port’s geography and the facility infrastructure. So you can have complete peace of mind knowing that, whatever goods you have, they’re being handled and stored in one of the most secure port environments in the UK.

Property

To find out more about our property solutions for the Dry bulks sector please contact our property team here: property@peelports.com

Rail

Many of our ports have rail terminals, and we have plans to build more. We can take charge not only of the loading of freight trains, but also the unloading. Giving you a seamless service between rail and water. That’s just a taste of what we can do now.

Currently at Port of Liverpool we have up to 2 Biomass trains a day taking Biomass from the port to Drax power station in Yorkshire.

Stevedoring

We have stevedores who are experienced in handing Dry Bulks at each of our strategically located ports. Their specialist knowledge and resourceful attitude will ensure your goods pass through each port smoothly and swiftly.

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