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 lease, is accelerating plans to build a new, 8,000sqft warehouse on site that will boost processing capability and create ... [+]

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 ... [+]

PD Ports boss becomes Tees trust patron

PD Ports chief executive, Frans Calje, has been appointed Patron of the Tees Rivers Trust. Owner and operator of Teesport, the fifth largest port in the UK, PD Ports has joined forces with the charity to improve and conserve the water quality and habitat of the River Tees. PD Ports is ... [+]

The Tees goes digital

PD Ports, statutory harbour authority for the River Tees and owner and operator of Teesport, has launched a new digital platform to promote the river and support the Government in delivering its ‘levelling up’ agenda for the North. The new platform is described as “a vital tool for river users, potential ... [+]

Another Scots rail link for Teesport

Teesport has gained another rail link to central Scotland, to Elderslie near Glasgow. The route is a northwards extension of the existing Teesport to Doncaster service, and will be operated by GB Railfreight. It will allow for the deposit of empty containers and collection of export cargo through Teesport in ... [+]

Teesport has wind in its sails

GE Renewable Energy is to build a blade manufacturing plant at Teesport creating 750 new jobs. The PD Ports-owned facility is close to one of the UK’s largest offshore wind projects, Dogger Bank. PD Ports’ chief operating officer and vice chairman, Jerry Hopkinson, said: “GE’s commitment to the region builds on ... [+]

Freeports ahoy!

Just a day after the Budget and the unveiling of the first eight freeports in England, Prime Minister, Boris Johnson and the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak visited Teesport, one of the successful bidders, on 4 March. Frans Calje, chief executive of operator PD Ports, thanked the Government for the opportunity to create ... [+]

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