United Kingdom: Peel Ports highlights Liverpool’s free port designation

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Peel ports Celebrate an appointment The Free Port of Liverpool He noted that it is “an opportunity to put the region at the forefront of the UK’s future global trade relationship.”

Liverpool Freeport will contribute approximately £ 850m in gross value added and create 14,000 jobs, as well as pioneering solutions to meet domestic net carbon targets by 2040.

David Huck, Managing Director, Peel Ports“While we are just one of the partners in this public-private initiative, it is clear that Liverpool Port is the largest global gateway to the new free regional port. The way we see our role is to help the wider city area get the most benefit from its position as a port,” he said. Free. “

Hook added, “An investment of 400 million pounds that we have made in the container terminal Liverpool 2 It is a great facilitator. It’s the combination of the excellent facilities here and the free port condition of the area that will really make the difference. “

The bid, which was presented to the government last month, has received broad support from the private sector and has been formally approved and validated by the Liverpool City District LEP which is based on the area’s maritime history and its location as a west-oriented port with entrenched trade in the Irish Sea and transatlantic links.

In addition to potentials specifically related to international trade, there are opportunities in hydrogen, offshore wind energy, and tidal power.

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