Project cargo

We think bigger so you can too

At Peel Ports we’re big on providing our customers with an unbeatable service. Whether it’s growing the volumes of cargo we handle through our UK ports or delivering the kind that’s just too big or heavy to be shipped in unitised loads. The kind that needs our Project cargo service.

We handle cargo that varies from the normal to the abnormally large and excessively heavy. For us, out of gauge cargo isn’t a problem, because we have the perfect port solution. A service that handles everything from power station transformers to large silos, even wind turbines.

With Project cargo, we can completely tailor-make your handling and your journey. Whether it’s using a floating crane to load your oversized cargo directly from ship, or using the ‘Green Highway’ of the Manchester Ship Canal to get closer to the industrial heartland of Manchester and reducing CO2 emissions along the way.

Key contacts

  • Ben Flanagan

    Sales Manager

    0151 949 6913

    Email

Ports for Project cargo

Introduction

With Project cargo, we can completely tailor-make your handling and your journey. Whether it’s using a floating crane to load your oversized cargo directly from ship, or using the ‘Green Highway’ of the Manchester Ship Canal to get closer to the industrial heartland of Manchester – reducing CO2 emissions along the way.

  • Our North West Logistics Hub means you can avoid the highways and move your cargo easily and efficiently.
  • Our floating crane at Liverpool can lift up to 250 tonnes under hook.
  • Handling capability is already available at Sheerness and Glasgow.
  • We also have additional growth potential through our international business expansion plans.
  • Extensive quayside capacity, for multiple projects.

 

Heysham

Our proximity to the renewable, off-shore, gas and nuclear energy sectors makes us perfectly positioned to support Project cargo. Our Project cargo berth currently has a 35t/m² load capacity and benefits from excellent road links with close proximity to the M6 and the new Heysham link road. Heavy and large loads can also be shipped by rail as we have a branch line connected to the North West costal line with one service a day that has lots of capacity available. Past Project cargo projects include heavy lift of 230t transformers and wind turbines with blades over 35m long.

Clydeport

Here at Clydeport we love a challenge. And the bigger the better. Whether you’re delivering the kind of load that’s just too big or too heavy to be shipped through normal channels or simply want to grow the volume of goods you’re moving through UK ports, our Project cargo service can handle it.

This service has been developed to deal with cargo that varies from the normal to the abnormally large and excessively heavy. For us, these jobs aren’t a problem, they’re an opportunity to provide the perfect solution. A service that handles everything from power station transformers to large silos and even wind turbines.

Project cargo always delivers, whatever the job.

London Medway

At London Medway we can offer you a service that handles everything from power station transformers to large silos and even wind turbines.

With Project cargo, we can completely tailor-make your handling and your journey - even if it’s using a floating crane to load your oversized goods directly from the ship. London Medway has deep-water access, perfect for ships of varying sizes coming from everywhere in the world.

Manchester Ship Canal

At Peel Ports we’re great believers in thinking bigger. Whether it’s growing the volumes of cargo we handle through our UK ports… or delivering the kind that’s just too big or heavy to be shipped in unitised loads. The kind that needs our Project cargo service.

With Project cargo, we can completely tailor-make your handling and your journey. Whether it’s using a floating crane to load your oversized cargo directly from ship, or using the ‘Green Highway’ of the Manchester Ship Canal to get closer to the industrial heartland of Manchester – reducing CO2 emissions along the way.

Liverpool

At Port of Liverpool, we handle cargo that varies from the normal to the abnormally large and excessively heavy. For us, out of gauge cargo isn’t a problem, because we have the perfect port solution. A service that handles everything from power station transformers to large silos, even wind turbines.

With Project cargo, we can completely tailor-make your handling and your journey. Whether it’s using a floating crane to load your oversized cargo directly from ship, or using the ‘Green Highway’ of the Manchester Ship Canal to get closer to the industrial heartland of Manchester – reducing CO2 emissions along the way.

 

Solutions for Project cargo

Introduction

Giving customers tailored solutions to their oversized cargo needs is a big part of the service we offer. We have huge amounts of experience in handling cargo that varies from the normal to the abnormally large and excessively heavy. For us, out of gauge goods aren’t a problem, because we have the perfect port solution. A service that handles everything from power station transformers to large silos, even wind turbines.

Our North West Logistics Hub means you can avoid the highways and move your cargo easily and efficient. Our floating crane at Liverpool can lift up to 250 tonnes under hook we have handling capability at London Medway and Glasgow. And all our ports have extensive quayside capacity, for multiple projects.

Marine services

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

Offshore solutions

At Peel Ports, we handle cargo that varies from the normal to the abnormally large and excessively heavy. For us, out of gauge cargo isn’t a problem, because we have the perfect port solution. A service that handles everything from power station transformers to large silos, even wind turbines meaning Project cargo is perfectly placed to support offshore projects.

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 oversized 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 Project cargo sector please contact our property team here: property@peelports.com

Stevedoring

We have stevedores who are experienced in handing oversized 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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