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All feeling fine on the Tyne

The Port of Tyne has been awarded the Better Health at Work Continuing Excellence Standard for its Help Yourself to Health’ campaigns, launched in 2014. During the last 12 months, employees from across the business have taken part in sessions including healthy eating, mental health awareness, financial wellbeing, cold and flu prevention, and alcohol awareness. In 2019, the port of Tyne will deliver wellbeing initiatives focusing on areas such as ... [+]

Tyne boosts vets’ wellbeing

Port of Tyne has made a £1,000 donation to North East mental health charity, Anxious Minds, to help support its work to deliver mental health projects for veterans and their families across North Tyneside. The volunteer-led organisation that provides in-house and online support for people from a counselling centre in Wallsend and ... [+]

The Tyne is right for wind-power

The Port of Tyne is marketing itself as a hub for the offshore wind industry. It is nearing the final phase of a programme to infill Tyne Dock and increase its commercial property portfolio and is within 100 nautical miles of the Dogger Bank, Hornsea, Seagreen and Sofia sites, it ... [+]

Tyne port helps keep Mariners’ dreams afloat

Port of Tyne has signed a partnership with the Mariners (or South Shields Football Club as they are officially known)  to help boost health and wellbeing in the area. The Port will become South Shields Football Club Foundation's main activity partner, providing financial support for the creation of a diverse activity ... [+]

Lifeboat saved for posterity

Lifeboat saved for posterity Historic lifeboat Bedford has been moved to the North East Maritime Trust's yard to begin restoration, after spending almost two years in secure storage at the Port of Tyne. The1886-built  vessel was brought back to Tyneside in 2017 by a band of local businesses including the Port of ... [+]

Tyne tackles after-school activities

Members of the Connected Kids Club get stuck in with Port of Tyne chief executive Matt Beeton. The port is supporting the Meadow Well branch of the club, which offers affordable after school facilities for children aged 8-13 years. Mandi Cresswell, chief officer at Meadow Well Connected said: “Every year we struggle ... [+]

Funding flows into Tyne

The Port of Tyne has secured a £60m refinancing package to support its investment programme. The five-year agreement with Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking comprises a £30m revolving credit facility and a £30m term loan. Lloyds Bank has committed to lending up to £700million this year to firms across the North East, and ... [+]

Harbour lights

No, it isn’t the latest Health & Safety high vis clothing initiative – only Port of Tyne employees putting on their festive jumpers to raise money for Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day. Port Security Officer Dayang Darnell seems to have taken the matter further than most with this spectacular ... [+]

New chief exec for Tyne

The Port of Tyne has appointed Matt Beeton as chief executive from 7 January. He joins from transport consultancy APT Business Solutions which has provided advice and support to organisations including Transport for the North and Transport for Greater Manchester. He said: “I am delighted to be joining the ... [+]

Engineering expertise for port of Tyne

The Port of Tyne is welcoming a new non-executive director to its board. Chartered Engineer Mike Comerford has joined the Port of Tyne board as a non-executive director. He brings over 30 years of experience in shipping, maritime safety and engineering, having held previous senior roles at the Maritime and Coastguard ... [+]

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