New ops chief for port of Tyne

Mel Brockhouse has joined the Port of Tyne as chief operating officer, responsible for operational activity, including engineering, infrastructure, rail freight, transport and warehousing. He joins the port from NFT, an international logistics group and subsidiary of EV Cargo, where he was managing director of operations and previously worked for DHL for 33 years, most recently as its vice president of operations. [+]

Brighter horizons thanks to Port of Tyne

The Port of Tyne is funding a South Tyneside charity that makes young mums happier and healthier. Bright Futures supports over 30 young mums and mums-to-be through its groups in Jarrow and West Harton, where it is estimated that nearly half of children are living below the poverty line. Group activities are ... [+]

Tyne times two

The Port of Tyne has completed an extension to its container terminal that is expected to boost capacity to around 100,000teu a year. The port has invested £2 million in extending its 20 acre container terminal, reconfiguring the layout, repositioning the weighbridge and extending capacity by 40% to almost 70,000sq m ... [+]

Port of Tyne is offshore-ready

The Port of Tyne says it is making further progress to prepare its site for offshore wind manufacturers as round four of the tender process by the Crown Estate for renewable energy projects nears completion. The port is investing in the third phase of clearance and remediation of Tyne Dock Enterprise ... [+]

Techies get together on the Tyne

Over 40 companies including tech partners from the Connected Catapult, Royal HaskoningDHV and Nissan along with representatives from the Universities of Newcastle, Northumbria, Durham, York and University College London joined forces at a technology event held at the Port of Tyne on 30 October. A project plan was drawn up aimed ... [+]

Tyne brews up a success story

Port of Tyne says that it has imported imported 45 tonnes of coffee beans in the first three weeks of a new partnership with Newcastle-owned Ringtons - enough to make 4.5 million cups. The family-owned firm offers a doorstep delivery service but is perhaps best known as a tea merchant. ... [+]

Tyne reveals 2050 vision

Port of Tyne chief executive Matt Beeton announced a Tyne 2050 strategy on 25 June, fully aligned with the governments aspirations laid out in Maritime 2050. It is based around the themes of Technology, Business Development, Infrastructure Planning, Safety and Environmental Management, People, Security and Resilience and Community. “We need to ... [+]

Tyne appoints commercial director

The Port of Tyne has appointed Simon Brett as commercial director port services. He joins from Associated British Ports (ABP) where he was most recently head of projects on the Humber. [caption id="attachment_26646" align="alignleft" width="250"] 0112840412[/caption] [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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