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 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
Musical stars Heather Small, Atomic Kitten and Rebecca Ferguson are setting sail for South Shields this weekend, with support from one of the region’s biggest businesses. The award-winning Port of Tyne is sponsoring the...Read More
The Port of Tyne is welcoming a new non-executive director to its board. With over 30 years of experience in shipping, maritime safety and engineering, Mike Comerford is a Chartered Engineer (C. Eng), a...Read More
Former Prime Minister Sir John Major in conversation with David Miliband Friday, 28 September 2018. David Miliband has announced that the 2018 South Shields Lecture will be delivered by former Prime Minister, The Rt...Read More