Five million tones and more for Teesport

Steel firm SSI has exported its five millionth tonne of slab through PD Ports’ Teesport. It was loaded on to the Double Prestige on 18 March as part of a 68,000 tonne shipment, destined for the parent company in Thailand. PD Ports’ managing director for bulks and port services, Jerry Hopkinson,  said it was a significant milestone. “Since the blast furnace reopened almost two years ago the relationship between PD Ports ... [+]

Steel shipments reborn

SSI UK has exported its millionth tonne of steel slab through PD Ports-owned Teesport since it reopened a local plant mothballed in 2010. The cargo was loaded on to the Yasa Eagle on 5 October as part of a 64,000 tonne shipment, destined for Thailand, SSI's home country. David Robinson, PD ... [+]

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