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The SuperPort is of global significance and will be equipped to deliver value and benefit to shippers, freight forwarders and retailers alike, by optimising their logistics operations.


It will do this by exploiting Liverpool’s unique central port location for serving the UK and Ireland.  The main projects relating to the Liverpool Superport are as follows:

  • "Liverpool 2" Deep Water In River Post Panamax Container Terminal at Seaforth
  • Port Centric Logistics
  • 3MG - Mersey Multi Modal Gateway, Widnes
  • Mersey Gateway Bridge
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport Expansion
  • Manchester Ship Canal port terminal enhancements


Further information on the SuperPort can be found by visiting Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership website



Liverpool 2 – Deep Water Container Terminal

Liverpool 2 will enable the container handling capacity at the Port of Liverpool to be doubled from 750,000 teu to 1.5million teu per annum.


The project will create a new quay wall, approximately 854 metres in length from the South West corner of the Royal Seaforth Dock and the formation of a berthing pocket on the seaward side of the wall. The project will also extend the Bootle Northern outflow sewer and create a new public footpath to the Northern extent of the Port.


For further information relating to Liverpool 2, please visit