River Tees turns digital

PD Ports has launched a digital platform to enhance the competitiveness of the River Tees. Chief executiveFrans Calje said it would be a vital tool that will allow river users, potential investors and key stakeholders to access a wealth of information about its operations, infrastructure and transport connections. It will also showcase potential career pathways, promote job opportunities and apprenticeships. The platform, which aims to promote the strengths of the River ... [+]

Waste not, want not on Teesside

PD Ports has signed an agreement with Wentworth Clean Power (WCP) to bring a £230 million waste-to-energy project to Teesport. WCP  and its partners, will develop, finance and deliver the project on Dockside Road, to the south of Teesport Commerce Park. The Teesport Renewable Energy Centre, will sit on a 9-acre ... [+]

Stainsby to pilot next phase of Tees growth

Former PD Ports apprentice and newly qualified hydrographic surveyor Mia MacDonald christened Teesport’s new £1.35 million pilot vessel, Stainsby at a socially distanced ceremony on 28 October. Named after one of the original four villages that later became Middlesbrough, the vessel will safely transport pilots to and from vessels as they ... [+]

PD Ports catches ‘em young

PD Ports played host to the shipping people of the future when it gave primary school pupils a guided coach tour around Teesport. The pupils from Stockton’s Hartburn Primary School heard first-hand from staff about the different jobs available. They were the first to benefit from Teesport Explorers, a pilot programme ... [+]

Teesport gains AEO

PD Ports has gained Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status for its operations at Teesport, the first port in the Northern Powerhouse region to do so. The accreditation recognises that a business’ customs controls and procedures are efficient and meet EU benchmarks. Chief executive Frans Calje, commented: “This will deliver some ... [+]

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