New look for Teesport Explorers scheme

PD Ports has now relaunched its Teesport Explorers programme as part of a week of International Women’s Day celebrations. First trialled pre-pandemic in 2019, it aims to give primary school children their first glimpse of potential future careers with a trip around the port. It will now be rolled out to primary schools across the Tees Valley in order to open the eyes of as many young people as possible. Kirsten ... [+]

PD Ports makes gender equality pledge

PD Ports has made a company-wide diversity pledge to mark International Women’s Day today (8 March). The Teesport  owner and operator has engaged diversity and inclusion consultancy Diverse Matters to begin a three month intensive audit process of the business that will enable PD Ports to build a benchmark Diversity and ... [+]

Opportunity knocks on the Tees

PD Ports, owner and operator of Teesport and the largest private employer in the Tees Valley, has partnered with a new Contractor Match initiative to increase opportunities for local businesses within the region. The new platform aims to create equal chances for businesses based on their merits rather than just size. ... [+]

PD Ports shows its resilience

PD Ports, owner and operator of Teesport, has gained the International Standard for Business Continuity Management. ISO: 22301 accreditation recognises businesses that can demonstrate the ability to mitigate damage and continue operating even in the event of any potential disruption or emergency situations. As the Statutory Harbour Authority for the ... [+]

From diesel to electric on the Tees

PD Ports, owner and operator of Teesport has contracted Konecranes to convert the primary power supply of four diesel rubber tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) to electric to cut carbon emissions. It is the first phase of a wider electrification process, totalling over £2 million of investment by PD Ports, to convert ... [+]

Long-term lease for Teesport coating firm

PD Ports has granted a new long-term lease to Diffusion Alloys at Teesport Commerce Park, for construction of a new £1.5 million coating facility for large components and centre for excellence. Diffusion Alloys has occupied its current site at Teesport Commerce Park for over 18years and now, thanks to the ... [+]

New business in bulk for PD Ports

PD Ports said it had seen a 60% increase in bulk cargo since opening its Teesport Bulks Terminal a year ago. The multimillion pound bulks handling facility, which created 44 new permanent jobs, was opened by then Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government, Simon Clarke MP and signified the revival ... [+]

It’s all up in the air on the Tees

PD Ports, owner and operator of Teesport and Statutory Harbour Authority for the River Tees, has signed apartnership with commercial drone company heliguy. It includes the procurement of five machines that will be used to optimise operations and reduce risks, as well training 17 people in the port group to fly ... [+]

PD Ports signs up to security scheme

PD Ports has registered Teesport with the new PortSafe initiative for a collaborative approach by law enforcement agencies and industry to enhance security awareness. Launched in March 2021, it encourages operators to hold briefings and training sessions as well as a dedicated hotline to allow anonymous reporting for matters of concern. PD ... [+]

PD Ports creates opportunities for all

PD Ports, the statutory harbour authority for the River Tees, has joined forces with the Tees Valley Education Trust to create learning opportunities for children across the region. Alongside other key partners they will develop career-led learning opportunities from primary ages to post 18. After recently launching a recruitment drive o ... [+]

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