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Liverpool 2 Construction Work 2014

Photographs  John H. Luxton & Peter Challis 2014

This gallery records construction work on the Liverpool 2 On River Container Terminal construction of which commenced in 2013.  Click here to view photographs of the construction work which took place during 2013.

January 02, 2014
February 04, 2014

MTS VALOUR towing FORTH PIPER followed by FORTH TROJAN, out of Langton and into Gladstone on the afternoon's tide. The barge is loaded with piles for the new berth. The construction site is seen below on February 04, 2014.

March 24, 2014
Photographs of work in progress on March 24, 2014. On Thursday March 27. In article in the Liverpool Echo on March 27 Peel Group denied claims that the scheme was behind schedule and over budget insisting that it will open on time at the end of 2015. [Echo Article Link]
March 29, 2014
The photographs below were taken from MANANNAN on her 11:00 sailing from Liverpool to Douglas on March 29, 2014. The final view of the three shows the full extent of progress. Things do appear to be gaining momentum but it looks a long way to go until the piling reaches the river wall and the infilling can begin.
April 07, 2014
A contrast in weather conditions between late morning and afternoon on Monday April 07 shows the the progress on the new berth taken from the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company's MANANNAN. During the afternoon pile-driving was underway the sound of which could be heard inside the ship.
April 26, 2014
Landing steps for boat crews.
Photographs taken around 11:25 on Saturday April 26, 2014 - above
Photographs taken around 17:06 on Saturday April 26, 2014 - above
May 17, 2014
MTS VALOUR and FORTH CONSTRUCTOR head off to work at the Liverpool 2 construction site from Gladstone River Entrance on Saturday May 17, 2014.
June 14, 2014
The Liverpool 2 site photographed from MANANNAN on her morning sailing to Douglas and her afternoon sailing from Douglas on June 14, 2014.
July 05, 2014
Progress photographed on the afternoon of Saturday July 05, 2014

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