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PORT OF TYNE GETS READY TO WELCOME THE COSTA MEDITERRANEA

17th April 2019

At 295.2m long and 86,619 gross tonnage, the Costa Mediterranea is one of the largest cruise ships to call at the Port of Tyne this year.

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THE BEDFORD LIFEBOAT MOVES IN TO RESTORATION YARD

15th April 2019

After two years in storage at the Port of Tyne the historic Tyneside lifeboat 'Bedford' has been moved to the North East Maritime Trust's boat yard to begin its restoration project.

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PORT OF TYNE SUPPORTS MEADOW WELL CONNECTED HOLIDAY ACTIVITY AND AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS

21st March 2019

Port of Tyne gives its support to Meadow Well Connected kids club

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PORT OF TYNE TO TAKE OVER LEADING THE CLEAN TYNE PROJECT

11th March 2019

The Clean Tyne project works to remove around 400 tonnes of debris from the river between Blaydon and the piers each year.

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DIPLOMATIC VISITOR TO PORT OF TYNE

7th March 2019

Port of Tyne hosts a visit of the Icelandic Ambassador

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EXPLORE THE WORLD WITH FRED. OLSEN CRUISE LINES

6th March 2019

Fred. Olen launched their 2020/21 cruise itineraries at the Port of Tyne.

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PORT OF TYNE SECURES £60M REFINANCING DEAL FROM LLOYDS BANK

4th March 2019

Port of Tyne has secured a £60m refinancing package from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.

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PORT OF TYNE RECOGNISED FOR OUTSTANDING CUSTOMER SERVICE

26th February 2019

The Port of Tyne – has become the first port to achieve The Institute of Customer Service’s ServiceMark Accreditation.

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PORT OF TYNE WELCOMES MARITIME 2050 STRATEGY

24th January 2019

Maritime 2050 will position the UK as a leading force in the maritime sector.

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PORT OF TYNE LIGHTS UP CHRISTMAS JUMPER DAY

14th December 2018

Employees at the Port of Tyne have been putting on their festive jumpers to raise money for Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day.

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PORT OF TYNE APPOINTS NEW CEO

11th December 2018

Port of Tyne has announced the appointment of Matt Beeton as Chief Executive Officer.

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PORT OF TYNE HOSTS BRITISH PORTS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE

10th October 2018

Port of Tyne is welcoming hundreds of delegates as it hosts this year's British Ports Association Annual Conference

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SHIPPING MINISTER VISITS PORT OF TYNE

21st September 2018

Port of Tyne welcomes Nusrat Ghani MP to on a tour of the River Tyne

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SWING BRIDGE CELEBRATES 150 YEARS

4th September 2018

As a Partner of the Great Exhibition of the North, and as a lasting legacy of the exhibition, the Port of Tyne has invested £200k in restoring the historic Swing Bridge.

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PORT OF TYNE WARN THAT REMOVING LIFE BELTS WITHOUT GOOD REASON CAN COST LIVES

21st August 2018

Port of Tyne is reminding people of the importance of lifebelts.

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ADVICE TO RIVER USERS FROM THE PORT OF TYNE

15th August 2018

The Port welcomes leisure craft to the River Tyne and is urging people to avoid risking injury to themselves and others by travelling at excessive speed.

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NEW DIRECTOR JOINS MAJOR UK PORT

8th August 2018

Mike Comerford has joined the board at the Port of Tyne.

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MUSIC STARS SAIL IN FOR FINAL SUNDAY CONCERTS

22nd July 2018

Stars are sailing in for the South Tyneside Festival Sunday concerts sponsored by the Port of Tyne.

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Sir John Major announced as the speaker for the annual South Shields Lecture 2018

3rd July 2018

Former Prime Minister Sir John Major in conversation with David Miliband Friday, 28 September 2018.

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MONSTERS AND MYTHS JOIN THE MAGIC OF THE PARADE

2nd July 2018

More than 2,000 dancers, artists, street performers and local people from community and school groups took part in the event, organised by South Tyneside Council supported by the Port of Tyne

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