Superport is an integrated cluster of logistics assets and expertise that will deliver faster, greener global market access for business to and from the northern UK and Ireland via an enlarged post-Panamax container port.


People live closer to Liverpool than southern ports


Investment in infastructure


Closest port to over half of all uk manufacturers

35m people live closer to Liverpool than southern ports. Superport Liverpool stretches from the historic Port of Liverpool along the Manchester Ship Canal and the heart of the northern UK road and rail network, via 2 airports, and across 2 national Enterprise Zones plus the highest density of warehousing in the UK.

Superport is undergoing £1+ billion intermodal infrastructure investment, and the new deep-water Liverpool2 container terminal can service 95% of the world’s largest container ships, opening up faster supply chain transit for at least 60% of the existing UK container market.

The Liverpool City Region is home to some of the world’s leading logistics , energy, retail and manufacturing operations – ACL, Bibby Group, Cammell Laird, Cargill, CMA CGM, Dong Energy, General Motors, Iberdrola, Ineos, Jaguar Land Rover, Maersk, NSG Pilkington, QVC, Stobart, TJ Morris, Unipart, Unilever – who continue to invest here, providing an optimal cluster of commercial opportunities, expertise and highly-skilled workforce in terms of efficient, low-cost, international freight distribution.

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SuperPort Board

Our Superport Board is responsible for developing policy and delivering projects on the freight and logistics agenda. It brings together businesses, policymakers and delivery partners to drive the Superport agenda.

Bernard Molloy (Chair)

Unipart Logistics

Carmel Booth

Atlantic Gateway

Margaret Carney

Sefton MBC

Alan Evans

Wirral MBC

Alan Foster

McLaren Automotive

Gary Hodgson

Peel Ports

Mike Houghton


Darren Kirkman


Warren Marshall

Peel Ports

Paul Miller

Shop Direct Group

Peter Nears

Peel Holdings

Frank Robotham


Frank Rogers


Chris Shirling-Rooke

Mersey Maritime