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.
His Excellency Stefán Haukur Jóhannesson, the Ambassador of the Republic of Iceland to the United Kingdom, visited Port of Tyne yesterday (6 March). The Ambassador and Clive McKeag, Consulate of Iceland in Newcastle upon...Read More
he Port of Tyne – has secured a £60m refinancing package from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking to support its ambitious investment programme. The five-year agreement, which comprises a £30m revolving credit facility and a...Read More
A government strategy will position the UK as a leading global centre of emerging technology, enabling the country to capitalise on the economic potential of maritime innovations. The government has set out its ambitions...Read More
The Port of Tyne has been awarded a Gold Medal in this year’s prestigious Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Health and Safety Awards. The North East based port was handed the...Read More
The Port of Tyne is welcoming hundreds of delegates to North East England as it hosts this year’s British Ports Association Annual Conference. Representatives from ports across the UK and beyond will meet at...Read More
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, Nusrat Ghani visits the Port of Tyne. During the visit the Minister enjoyed a boat trip on the River Tyne aboard the Port’s pilot boat – Collingwood...Read More
The iconic Swing Bridge which is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2018 has been extensively renovated by the Port of Tyne. One of the most well-known of the seven bridges across the Tyne linking...Read More
As visitors flock to Tynemouth and South Shields Piers to enjoy stunning views of the harbour entrance during the summer months the Port of Tyne is reminding people of the importance of lifebelts. Throughout...Read More