Minister takes North-East tour

Shipping minister Stephen Hammond was treated to a tour of North-East ports in early July. He visited the Port of Tyne on 1 July to see first-hand the progress made and new developments taking shape. Cargo volumes have more than doubled since 2009 to 6.5m tonnes, the highest for 25 years. Chief executive officer, Andrew Moffat, Port of Tyne, updated the Minister on major development plans and outlined how the ... [+]

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