Metals

Your cast iron guarantee of excellence

Ours is a very highly polished Metal handling service. We’re the closest deep sea port to the West Midlands, where half the UK’s steel is consumed. Our fully automated Liverpool Steel and Metals Terminal is adjacent to our container terminal as well as a deep water berth which caters for bulk shipments and perfect whether you want to send large or small shipments. And London Medway is ideally located to handle large, deep water vessels bringing imports from Eastern Europe and the Far East.

Then there are our facilities like the super-efficient automated cranes and state of the art inventory control system in Liverpool. Our ports have deep water docking, with superior efficiency and productivity in vessel loading and offloading and turnaround. Liverpool has 18 acres of outside space for metals, including a 13 acre berth next to deep water with a 100,000 sq ft semi-automated coil warehouse, with a further 150,000 sq ft of inside store available. We also have flexibility for long or short-term storage and offer fast, easy distribution to anywhere in the UK.

Key contacts

  • Gary Smith

    Gary Smith

    Group Business Development Manager

    0151 949 6398

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Ports for Metals

Introduction

One of the key benefits of moving metals with Peel Ports Group is our locations. We’re the closest deep sea port to the West Midlands, where half the UK’s steel is  consumed. Our new fully automated steel terminal in Liverpool is adjacent to our container terminal as well as a deep water berth which caters for bulk shipments. Perfect  whether you want to send large or small shipments. Additionally, the London Medway is ideally located to handle large, deep water vessels bringing imports from Eastern Europe and the Far East.

Liverpool

At Port of Liverpool metals come in many shapes and sizes. Whether it’s coil or rebar, we’re perfectly positioned to make sure that it’s handled, stored, and expertly transported  efficiently, safely and cost-effectively.

We’re the closest deep sea port to the West Midlands, where half the UK’s steel is  consumed. Our major steel terminal in Liverpool is adjacent to our container terminal as well as a deep water berth which caters for bulk shipments. Perfect  whether you want to send large or small shipments.

We also have the UK’s first fully automated steel terminal in the Liverpool Steel and Metals terminal (LSMT) located at the Port of Liverpool’s Canada dock, the terminal features a fully automated warehouse and interactive customer web portal, which mean customers will have round-the-clock instant access to the ordering process. Real time stock availability, precision coil selection and a vehicle booking system will give customers best value by minimising back office processing and paperwork, handling, and haulier turn-around time. The terminal also includes an automatic weighing facility and instant customer reporting means that customers will be able to track their order real-time from ship to door.

 

London Medway

London Medway is ideally located to handle large, deep water vessels bringing imports from Eastern Europe and the Far East. The port has deep-water docking, with superior efficiency and productivity in vessel loading, offloading and turnaround.

We offer you the flexibility of long or short-term storage and a highly efficient management service through our group multi-site offering. We have multi-product capability and will work with you to provide a cost effective and highly efficient metals supply chain.

Clydeport

We offer fast, easy distribution of metals throughout Scotland from our specialised ports in KGV and Greenock. Both benefit from deep water docking of 372m of quayside with 12.6m unrestricted draft with exceptional efficiency and productivity in vessel loading, unloading and turnaround times with excellent transport links. These ports also have specialist handling expertise with one system, one invoice and one point of contact.

We have the flexibility for both long and short-term storage in 18 acres of outside space for metals, which includes 13 acres right next to a deep water berth. So whatever your metal handling needs, you can be confident we have the mettle to meet your requirements.

For more information on our current metal services please contact David Jerome.

Manchester Ship Canal

We benefit from very close links to our major fully-automated steel terminal in Liverpool which is right next to our container terminal and a deep water berth that caters for bulk shipments. Perfect whether you want to send large or small shipments. These can then be shipped up the canal inland, saving you road miles. But that’s only half the story. Our facilities are as modern as our location is perfect. Your cargo could be handled and managed by our super-efficient automated cranes and state-of-the-art inventory control system in Liverpool. Here we can handle vessels carrying up to 50,000 tonnes with a 12.4m draft and 32.6 beam, which delivers major economies of scale.

Solutions for Metals

Introduction

We’ll mould our service to suit your Metal transportation needs, whatever they are. This will provide you with personally tailored solutions to help you manage and control an efficient and effective supply chain.

We’re the closest deep sea port to the West Midlands, where half the UK’s steel is used. Our major steel terminal in Liverpool is adjacent to our container terminal as well as a deep water berth which caters for bulk shipments. Perfect whether you want to send large or small shipments. Additionally, London Medway is ideally located to handle large, deep water vessels bringing imports from Eastern Europe and the Far East.

Then there are our facilities. Your cargo could be handled and managed by our super-efficient automated cranes and state-of-the-art, fully automated Liverpool Steel and Metals terminal.

Marine services

Our experienced marine teams are here to ensure everything flows smoothly at all our ports. They will make sure your Metal 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

At Peel Ports Group we pride ourselves in giving our customers the opportunity to warehouse their goods… then get them to customers in the most flexible, efficient, cost-effective way possible.

Whether you want to simply store a few pallets in a multi-user warehouse or lease your own facility, our team of experts will be on hand to deliver your ideal solution.  And as we have facilities centred around Liverpool, Manchester, Glasgow and South-East of London, we can offer you a port-centric solution at the heart of the nation’s major population and manufacturing regions. We recently built the Liverpool Steel and Metals Terminal (LSMT) the UK’s first fully automated steel terminal.

Port security

Your Metal cargoes 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 Rail sector please contact our property team here: property@peelports.com

Rail

Across our terminals and ports, we offer a range of solutions related to the onward transportation of goods.  Take our steel terminal in Liverpool, for instance. We can manage a road transport platform, coordinate hauliers, and arrange transport on your behalf.

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.

Stevedoring

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

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