Tyne wins 5G grant

South Tyneside Council has awarded the Port of Tyne, a £1.159million contract to launch 5G-enabled ‘smart port’ operations. It will form part of Tyne’s plan to evolve into a 5G-enabled port, and forms part of The Department for Science Innovation and Technology (DSIT) ‘5G Innovation Regions (5GIR)’ £37M grant, of which the seven North East local authorities (LA7) successfully bid to receive over £3.7million to support this and three other 5G ... [+]

Port of Tyne thinks electric

The Port of Tyne has made a substantial investment in electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure as part of its drive to decarbonise. It turned to local EV charging specialists Mer to help provide a solution. Mer delivered a comprehensive charging infrastructure package, based on a detailed survey of all Port of ... [+]

Tyne appoints new business director

Port of Tyne has appointed Ian Finch as commercial director for new business. He has held global business development positions for offshore renewables at testing inspection and classification societies, DNV and Bureau Veritas. With large areas of prime industrial land and deep water quayside access, the port is developing a ... [+]

Tyne unveils platform for zero carbon

Once the nation’s leading coal outlet,  the Port of Tyne has created a blueprint for decarbonisation of the sector. As part of the Clean Tyne Project, the Port and Siemens have worked with Connected Places Catapult, Newcastle University and the North East LEP to deploy a real-time digital platform for scenario ... [+]

Tyne wins funding to test low carbon tech

Port of Tyne, together with Siemens and a consortium of three further partners have been granted funding by the Department of Transport to create a blueprint for the decarbonisation of the UK’s ports. The project is part of the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition, which is investing £30m in a number of ... [+]

Tyne for tea

Tea maker Tetley has outsourced all its inbound tea production and finished goods export logistics to Port of Tyne. It covers the movement of thousands of tonnes of raw tea and finished products each year. Tyne began working with Tetley in 2003 and shipping now accounts for 90% of its ... [+]

Tyne signs first phase of Dogger Bank deal

Port of Tyne has signed an option agreement with Dogger Bank Wind Farm, successfully concluding the preliminary phase of the development to build the operations and maintenance base for the world’s largest offshore windfarm. Dogger Bank is a 50:50 joint venture between Equinor and SSE Renewables. The port is currently ... [+]

Tyne appoints commercial director

Chris Green is to join Port of Tyne as commercial director. He was previously interim project director at RMS Ports and brings over 20 years’ experience in the ports and logistics industry, including 18 years at ABP. [+]

Tyne Port helps bring clean energy to every home

The Port of Tyne has launched a Clean Energy Park, a strategic base for the region’s renewable energy sector that will play an important role in supporting the government’s goal to power every UK home with offshore wind electricity. Located on four sites, it will offer unrestricted, round-the-clock lock free access ... [+]

Safety gold again for Port of Tyne

Port of Tyne has been awarded a Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) gold medal for the third year running. The RoSPA Health and Safety Awards recognises achievement in health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement, and is the longest-running industry awards ... [+]

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