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Peel Ports awards 3-year asbestos consultancy to AEC

AEC are delighted to have a secured an exciting new contract with Peel Ports to provide asbestos management services to multiple sites throughout the UK. 

Following a thorough tender exercise which concluded in late 2019, AEC have been successfully appointed as the Group’s asbestos consultants with the contract anticipated to incorporate the provision of asbestos surveys, on-going management, data management, training and consultancy services. 

AEC are looking forward to working alongside Peel Ports over the coming years and supporting the Group as they continue to manage their asbestos compliance requirements.

Ian Andrews, AEC’s Commercial Manager, said: "We are delighted to be able to support Peel Ports with the delivery of this contract and are committed to delivering high-level consultancy services.”

Ron Hunter, Health and Safety Director, Peel Ports Group said “AEC are recognised leaders in the sector, and we are looking forward to working with them. This appointment is a demonstration of our continued commitment to compliance”.

About Peel Ports Group

Peel Ports Group is the UK’s second largest port group, owning and operating six of the UK’s most important ports (Liverpool, Heysham, Manchester Ship Canal, Medway (Sheerness / Chatham), Clydeport and Great Yarmouth). It also operates a container terminal in Dublin and owns BG Freight Line, which provides short sea container services between the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe and feeder services between the UK and Ireland. Peel Ports Group has recently acquired Quality Freight (UK), which provides chartering and port services from a 40-acre multi modal facility at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.

Peel Ports handles 60 million tonnes of cargo every year. 13% of the total UK major ports traffic flows through ports operated by the Group. Headquartered in Liverpool, it employs around 1,600 staff, and had revenue of £760m and EBITDA of £266m for the year ended 31 March 2019.

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