The Port of Tyne in North East England named North East Business of the Year 2013 in the NE Business Awards is one of the UK's major deep sea ports - a vital trading gateway to Europe and beyond. Investment of over £120m in the past 10 years has created the infrastructure to deliver continued growth of the Port's diverse businesses; these include conventional and bulk cargoes, car terminals, cruise and ferries, logistics and commercial property. Each business area is operated on a commercial basis for the benefit of regional stakeholders, in 2013 the Port of Tyne contributed £507million to the regional economy and supported 10,500 jobs.
The Port of Tyne became the toast of the transport sector after being named 'Port of the Year' at the National Transport Awards. It has sustained record growth and record cargo volumes for five years in succession and shown the largest year on year growth of any other major UK port to become the fastest growing of the UK's top 30 ports.
The Port of Tyne welcomed 2,000 visiting passengers and 981 crew on-board Cunard’s Queen Victoria this morning (Tuesday 13 August) – a maiden stop on her 12-night voyage around the British Isles. The visit...Read More
The Port of Tyne, one of the UK’s busiest ports, has been granted Authorised Economic Operator (‘AEO’) status as part of its preparations for Brexit. AEO status is an internationally recognised quality mark, awarded...Read More
The Port of Tyne has reconfigured part of its International Passenger Terminal in North Shields, near Newcastle upon Tyne, to create a new baggage handling facility for Marella Cruises. Converting 300m2 of space at...Read More
A new partnership has been announced between Port of Tyne, PD Ports, Nissan, Connected Places Catapult, Accenture, Royal HaskoningDHV and Ubisoft to create the UK’s first Maritime Innovation Hub. The ‘2050 Innovation Hub’ will...Read More
The Port of Tyne has appointed Simon Brett as Commercial Director Port Services. Simon joins Port of Tyne from Associated British Ports (ABP) where he was most recently Head of Projects on the Humber....Read More
Port of Tyne’s ‘Help Yourself to Health’ campaigns continue to raise awareness and support employees in improving their health and wellbeing. The Port has tackled issues as far ranging as first aid hints and...Read More
Offshore wind could provide 30% of Britain’s electricity generation by 2030, and the Port of Tyne is perfectly placed to support this growing renewable sector. Announcing that the ‘Tyne is right’ to utilise its...Read More
A North East mental health charity, Anxious Minds, has received a vital funding boost from the Port of Tyne Community Action Fund at the Community Foundation to help support its work to deliver mental...Read More
Meadow Well Connected in North Shields which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year is delighted to announce that the Port of Tyne will be adding its support to their Connected Kids Club. The...Read More