PD Ports takes safety gold

PD Ports has received Gold status from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for the second consecutive year, its fourth award win in as many weeks. It has also recently been awarded Maritime UK’s Business of the Year, CILT’s People Development Award and NEPIC’s Corporate Environmental trophy. Organisations receiving a RoSPA Award are recognised as being world leaders in health and safety practice. Every year, nearly 2,000 entrants ... [+]

PD Ports takes Maritime award

PD Ports has won the Business of the Year title at the Maritime UK Awards in Glasgow. The category sought a business that has demonstrated a real understanding of its target market whilst also showing impressive growth and sustainability across a number of factors including job creation and national and ... [+]

A problem shared at PD Ports

PD Ports has partnered with Middlesbrough-based charity Recovery Connections to provide wellbeing guidance for its employees nationwide. A new, dedicated member of staff employed by Recovery Connections will be based on site, primarily at Teesport, as a point of contact for any employees. The collaboration aims to provide a comfortable, safe ... [+]

PD Ports donation helps volunteers get on their bike more quickly

Tees and Hartlepool owner and operator PD Ports has donated £1,000 to NHS emergency courier service Bloodrun EVS. The charity, staffed by unpaid volunteers, transports blood and other vital resources and is currently in the process of raising much needed funds to purchase a new motorbike to enable it to ... [+]

PD Ports reaches RoSPA gold standard again

PD Ports is has achieved Gold status at the RoSPA Awards for its ongoing commitment to health and safety. It is the second time that the north-east ports operator has achieved the standard. Human resources director, Russ McCallion, said: “Following a year that presented us with many personal and professional challenges ... [+]

PD Ports’ community efforts recognised

PD Ports has been recognised at the ‘Communities and Reputation’ awards at a virtual ceremony held by NEPIC, which represents the chemical sector in the North-East. The Teesport owner was commended by the judges for an outstanding demonstration of community support and social responsibility, having donated over £50,000 to local ... [+]

All in a good cause – PD Ports donates £50K to charities and communities

PD Ports has donated £50,000 to various charities and initiatives across the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic. During December, the port operator made £40,000 worth of donations to both local and national causes from Teesport to the Isle of Wight, reinforcing its recently bestowed ‘UK Business Hero’ title as awarded by ... [+]

PD Ports delivers early Xmas to needy families

Kind-hearted staff from PD Ports’ sites at Teesport, Hartlepool, Billingham and Middlesbrough have brought some early Christmas cheer to Teesside’s most vulnerable families. PD Ports regularly donates to local food banks in the area but head of police, security and resilience, Neal Armstrong was so moved by the stories of hardship ... [+]

Act now to prevent a lost generation, says PD Ports chief

PD Ports renewed its call for businesses to back young people during the Covid pandemic and beyond at a webinar led by chief executive Frans Calje and chair of the CILT UK Ports, Maritime and Waterways Forum, Les Richings. After a year of unprecedented challenges, Frans Calje shared his concerns that ... [+]

Hero of the pandemic

PD Ports has become a UK Business Hero for its role in keeping the country’s trade flowing during Covid-19 and for supporting local communities throughout this challenging time. Nominated by the North East England Chamber of Commerce, the major ports group has continued to operate as normal throughout the coronavirus outbreak. ... [+]

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