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 initiatives to reduce emissions from the maritime sector. Siemens and the Port of Tyne will work with Connected Places Catapult, Newcastle ... [+]

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 ... [+]

DFDS makes happy return to the Tyne

The Port of Tyne welcomed the return of the DFDS ferry service from Amsterdam (Ijmuiden) on 16 July. The route had been suspended since the start of the UK lockdown in March. The route will operate daily, though with a reduced passenger capacity to ensure social distancing. Measures will also be in ... [+]

Tyne to be Dogger Bank base

Equinor and SSE Renewables, the two companies behind the world’s biggest offshore wind farm Dogger Bank are to build a new operations and maintenance (O&M ) base at the Port of Tyne. Construction of the wind farm, led by SSE Renewables, began in January 2020 and Equinor will construct the new ... [+]

Tyne signs decor deal

Laminate surface manufacturer Formica Group has signed a deal with Port of Tyne to move its UK import operations to South Shields generating around 500 containers a year, via Felixstowe or Rotterdam before being transferred to South Shields on feeder vessels. Containers will be unloaded into a port warehouse, which ... [+]

New estates chief for Tyne

Victoria Beattie has joined the Port of Tyne as head of estates. A chartered quantity surveyor, she has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry and joins the port from the Gateshead Housing Company. [+]

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