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2050 MARITIME INNOVATION HUB LAUNCHES INDUSTRY’S FIRST EVER MARITIME INNOVATION WEEK!

23rd May 2022

The Government’s Maritime 2050 strategy calls for a bold approach and the industry’s first ever Maritime Innovation Week (MIW) was created to help ports across the UK achieve their target goals.

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Clean Tyne Transition Roadmap

6th May 2022

Clean Tyne, a UK’s Clean Maritime Demonstration consortium, has created the Digitalised and Decarbonised Port Transition Roadmap for the Port of Tyne and other UK ports to support their journey to net-zero.

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AMBASSADOR CRUISE SHARES PORT OF TYNE’S GREEN AMBITION WITH LOCAL DEPARTURE ITINERARIES

4th May 2022

The UK’s newest, home-grown cruise operator, Ambassador Cruise Line, will be offering cruise holiday itineraries departing from the Port of Tyne.

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PORT OF TYNE APPOINTS NEW COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR

27th April 2022

Port of Tyne, one of the UK’s major deep-sea ports, has appointed Ian Finch as Commercial Director for New Business.

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‘CRUISE NORTH EAST ENGLAND’ PARTNERSHIP TO POSITION REGION AS DESTINATION OF CHOICE FOR CRUISE OPERATORS

26th April 2022

A new business-to-business destination marketing partnership between Port of Tyne, Newcastle International Airport and NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI) has been launched to collaboratively promote the North East region to cruise itinerary planners.

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PORT OF TYNE CONTINUES SPONSORSHIP OF LOCAL YOUNG MUMS GROUP

7th April 2022

Port of Tyne is continuing to support local organisation Bright Futures by extending it’s funding for a further two years. Bright Futures are currently further developing their community groups in highly deprived areas of South Tyneside to enable families of high need to access, play and learn in a safe environment.

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PORT OF TYNE PROVIDES SOUTH TYNESIDE YOUTH CLUB WITH FUNDS TO KEEP THRIVING

5th April 2022

A South Tyneside youth club has been awarded a grant from the Port of Tyne Community Action Fund at the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland.

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PORT OF TYNE SUPPORTS LOCAL YOUNG CARERS RESPITE SERVICE

28th March 2022

We are pleased to announce our support for local organisation TEN North East’s Young Carers Respite Service. The two year sponsorship will help cover essential costs and build resilience of the service.

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THE SUSTAINABLE, SMART PORT

28th March 2022

Port of Tyne to demonstrate blueprint for decarbonisation of UK ports.

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PORT OF TYNE SUPPORTS LOCAL WOMEN’S EMPLOYMENT CHARITY

21st March 2022

Port of Tyne is pleased to announce support for local charity Smart Works Newcastle.

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PORT OF TYNE’S NEW MARINE DIRECTOR SHOWCASES SUSTAINABLE FUELS DRIVE

9th March 2022

New Marine Director, Ashley Nicholson MBE (see photograph), showcased the Port of Tyne’s vision for a decarbonised fleet of port vessels, while responding to the switch to sustainable fuels by the deep-sea global shipping sector at the second day of the annual Society of Maritime Industries (SMI) Annual Conference at the Sage, Gateshead, 8-9 March.

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PORT OF TYNE UNVEILS NEW ‘NO ORDINARY PORT.’ BRAND IDENTITY

8th March 2022

Three years ago, the Port of Tyne launched its Tyne 2050 strategy and now, to celebrate the many milestones already achieved, a radical new brand identity and logo is being revealed today at the Society of Maritime Industries 2022 Conference.

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PORT OF TYNE SUPPORTS YOUTH LED SOCIAL ACTION PROJECT THROUGH PANDEMIC

19th January 2022

A North East youth led organisation has continued to operate and run development programmes throughout Covid-19 restrictions with the help of a grant from the Port of Tyne Community Action Fund at the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland.

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CUSTOM PC BUSINESS CYBERPOWER GETS LOGISTICS BOOST FROM PORT OF TYNE

17th January 2022

Port centric logistics support from the Port of Tyne has helped leading custom PC manufacturer CyberpowerPC meet customer demand during the company's busiest ever trading period.

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PORT OF TYNE APPOINTS COMMERCIAL EXPERT TO LEADERSHIP TEAM

14th January 2022

Port of Tyne, one of the UK’s major deep-sea ports, has appointed Charlotte Brown as Chief Commercial Officer to head up the Port’s successful commercial team.

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PORT OF TYNE COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR APPOINTED AS CHAIR OF CRUISE BRITAIN

12th January 2022

Cruise Britain has appointed Port of Tyne’s commercial director for cruise, Kate O’Hara, as its new chair from January 2022.

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PORT OF TYNE WELCOMES FIRST CONTAINER SHIP ARRIVING DIRECT FROM CHINA

10th January 2022

Marking a first for the Port of Tyne, the first ever container shipment of goods coming directly from China into the UK has docked and been efficiently unloaded in South Shields.

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PORT OF TYNE SUPPORTS HISTORIC VICTORIA TUNNEL WITH AUDIO UPGRADE

14th December 2021

A historic Tyneside tourist attraction is getting an audio upgrade with a grant from the Port of Tyne Community Action Fund at the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland.

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Ground officially broken on Operations and Maintenance Base for world’s biggest offshore wind farm

22nd November 2021

Dogger Bank Wind Farm was delighted to mark the official ground-breaking for its net zero carbon Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base at the Port of Tyne.

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Port of Tyne sign up to Glasgow Declaration of Sustainable Bioenergy

10th November 2021

A new Glasgow Declaration on Sustainable Bioenergy sets out how wood-based bioenergy can help tackle climate change, with a world-wide industry standard for sustainability at its core.

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