Sunday 25th Sep 2016 - Logistics Manager

Peel Ports hits biomass milestone

Peel Ports has hit the milestone of dispatching more than 400 freight services from the railheads at Liverpool to Drax power station in North Yorkshire seven months after opening the first phase of its biomass terminal.

Peel Ports hits biomass milestone

Drax train at Liverpool biomass terminal

Each train service carries around 1,700 tonnes of compressed wood pellets manufactured and imported from North America as a by-product from the sawmill industry. The terminal has created nearly 50 extra permanent jobs at the Port of Liverpool.