The Port of Tyne provides Vessel Traffic Services (VTS), pilotage, surveying and dredging services, all vital parts of overseeing safety of navigation and protection of the environment on the River Tyne.
Tyne VTS controls and coordinates shipping movements and pilotage, towage and mooring. Our hydrographic surveying and dredging operations ensure that channel depths are maintained.
• VTS available 24/7, 365 days a year
• Pilotage compulsory for most vessels over 50 metres
• Vital support from multipurpose workboat