nullThe Port of Tyne's deepwater container terminal is located 5km from the open sea

Regular services operate from the terminal including scheduled short sea feeder services connecting the Tyne to Grangemouth, Felixstowe, Rotterdam, Helsingborg, Bremerhaven and St Petersburg.

The fully secure 8 hectare (20 acres) Customs Approved container terminal has a capacity of 4,200 TEU serviced by comprehensive handling equipment and supported by computer controlled dispatch handling systems. The terminal also operates the Port community information system (DESTIN8) to speed the flow of imports and exports by alleviating many Customs documentary procedures.


  • Two container gantry cranes and 5 Harbour Mobiles, 2 Portal cranes, and 2 crawler cranes.
  • Container repair, steam cleaning, devanning and consolidation
  • Regular UK and European services linking with major hub ports
  • Feeder connentions offered by Unifeeder, BG Freight Line and Seago Line 
  • Full container (FCL) and Less than Container Loads (LCL) catered for
  • Vehicle turnaround of 20 minutes
  • High cube W9 gauge connectivity from Tyne Dock with a Channel Tunnel approved rail network
  • Refrigerated and hazardous cargo capability
  • The Port of Tyne's feeder approach provides a green alternative to distributing goods by road

Key Contact

Richard Newton - Commercial Director Logistics
Tel: 0191 455 2671
Email: Logistics

Maritime House
Tyne Dock
South Shields
NE34 9PT

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