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Peter Elson

Peter Elson

Peter floats his boat as the Liverpool Post's shipping correspondent and when not peering down his telescope relaxes by writing revealing profiles of Merseyside's great and good and not so good.

Jim Graves (Merseyside adventure trust chairman) and Stuart Wood launch of the Apprentice cup race on the Stavros tallship in Canning Dock, Liverpool.
Picture Jason Roberts.

Tall ships to race on the Mersey again

Apprentice Ship Cup to take place next summer

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Investment in offshore wind could benefit Cammell Laird

Switch to offshore wind could benefit Birkenhead-based Cammell Laird

The famed Birkenhead shipbuilder has made a major move into the assembly of pylons and equipment for the Liverpool Bay windfarms

The vintage New Brighton poster

Classic New Brighton poster unearthed in Scotland

1949 Art Deco poster going up for auction

Ocean Countess cruise ship in Liverpool

Ocean Countess catches fire off Greek coast

Liner restarted cruising from Liverpool last year

Sing Zhay Woo with the plaque

Plaque honours Liverpool's Chinese sailors

Plaque on Nelson Street honour Chinese influence on city

The service at Liverpool's Pier Head

Lives lost at sea and on land remembered

Last Post played at Liverpool Pier Head

MV Stena Hibernia

Ferry giant Stena adds third ship to Belfast service

MV Stena Hibernia will bring added freight capacity

The Big Interview - Acting Bishop of Liverpool the Rt Rev Richard Blackburn

'At 21, I'd have gasped if I'd known I was going to become a bishop'

Pic Colin Lane Cunard building at the Pierhead after the clean up alongside the Liver buildings.

Cunard Building to house Liverpool cruise terminal

Move to take place in 2014

Top tall ship in cruise terminal debut

Star of Onedin Line TV series visits fictional home

Picture by Jason Roberts.
The Carnival Legend cruise ship with the backdrop of the Liverpool skyline

Port of Liverpool's opportunity to make a splash in UK cruise market

Adam Coulter, editor of the top online guide Cruise Critic, hailed the port’s re-entry into the market

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