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PORT OF TYNE PLANS TO OPEN NORTH AND SOUTH PIERS AS COVID RESTRICTIONS EASE

9th April 2021

The Port of Tyne has announced the North and South Piers in Tynemouth and South Shields will open up to the public from Monday 12 April following the Government's easing of Covid restrictions

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THE INTERVIEW: MATT BEETON IN THE CILT'S APRIL ISSUE OF FOCUS MAGAZINE

31st March 2021

Our CEO Matt Beeton features in the main interview in the CILT's April issue of Focus magazine.

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DOGGER BANK WIND FARM UNVEILS DESIGN FOR OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE BASE AT THE PORT OF TYNE

25th March 2021

The developers of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm have revealed the design for the multi-million pound Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base, that will serve the world’s biggest offshore wind farm.

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NORTH EAST COALITION FILES WORLD-CLASS FREEPORT BID

5th February 2021

North East England Freeport to create 60,000 jobs, over £3.4bn GVA and £2.7bn private sector investment

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RINGTONS TEA SAVES 100K ROAD MILES WITH PORT OF TYNE'S GREEN LOGISTICS SERVICE

12th January 2021

Port of Tyne has been re-appointed as a port centric warehousing and logistics service provider by tea and coffee specialist, Ringtons.

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PORT OF TYNE CLEAN ENERGY PROGRAMME CUTS CARBON EMISSIONS BY 700 TONNES IN 12 MONTHS

5th January 2021

Port of Tyne has completed a detailed modelling exercise and long term analysis of its electricity network, as part of its award-winning decarbonisation and clean energy strategy.

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PORT OF TYNE SIGNS DOGGER BANK SITE DEVELOPMENT OPTION

17th December 2020

Port of Tyne has signed an option agreement with Dogger Bank Wind Farm. This successfully concludes the preliminary phase of a state-of-the-art development to build the operations and maintenance (O&M) base of the world’s largest offshore windfarm.

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PORT OF TYNE INCREASES CONTAINER HANDLING TO HELP KEEP BRITAIN MOVING

15th December 2020

Now, in the final days of the transition period before Brexit and after 10 months of challenging supply chain conditions due to Coronavirus, Port of Tyne has a clear message to shipping providers, cargo owners and freight forwarders.

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INDUSTRY EXPERT TAKES UP NEW ROLE AT PORT OF TYNE

10th December 2020

The Port of Tyne, one of the UK’s major deep-sea ports, has today announced that Chris Green will join its business development team as Commercial Director.

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PORT OF TYNE WINS TWO MARITIME UK CLEAN ENERGY AWARDS

13th November 2020

The Port of Tyne won two brand new Clean Energy Awards at the Maritime UK Awards. The Port was named as the winner in both the Maritime UK 2020 Clean Energy Operator and Clean Energy Enabler categories.

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PORT OF TYNE LAUNCHES TYNE CLEAN ENERGY PARK TO BOOST NORTH EAST’S RENEWABLES INFRASTRUCTURE

6th November 2020

North East’s ‘most versatile’ clean energy park provides a unique co-location opportunity for the renewables sector with unrestricted, 24/7 marine access

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PORT OF TYNE UNVEILS £1 MILLION INVESTMENT IN CARGO HANDLING

5th November 2020

The Port of Tyne, one of the UK’s leading deep-sea ports and a major employer in the region, has today announced a £1 million investment in its wood pellet-handling operations.

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PORT OF TYNE NAMED AS A FINALIST IN MARITIME UK AWARDS

22nd October 2020

Port of Tyne has been named as one of the best in the UK Maritime sector after being shortlisted in the Maritime UK Awards 2020.

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PORT OF TYNE AWARDED RoSPA GOLD MEDAL FOR THIRD YEAR RUNNING

25th August 2020

Port of Tyne, one of the UK’s major deep-sea ports, has been awarded a prestigious Gold Medal in recognition of its practices and achievements in helping everyone who works at the Port to get home safely at the end of the working day.

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UK’S FIRST MARITIME INNOVATION HUB AT PORT OF TYNE CELEBRATES 1ST ANNIVERSARY WITH VIRTUAL SPRINT

18th August 2020

The Port of Tyne’s unique 2050 Maritime Innovation Hub—the UK’s first and only Innovation centre for maritime—turned 1 recently. This important maritime innovation milestone was marked with a very appropriate virtual innovation sprint event, on Zoom.

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PORT OF TYNE WELCOMES RETURN OF DFDS FERRY SERVICE

16th July 2020

The Port of Tyne, in North East England, welcomed the return of the DFDS ferry service this morning (Thursday 16 August) to its award-winning International Passenger Terminal.

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PORT OF TYNE PROPOSES ‘VIRTUAL’ FREE TRADE ZONE IN RESPONSE TO GOVERNMENT’S FREEPORT CONSULTATION

13th July 2020

The Port of Tyne has today submitted its response to the Government’s freeport consultation by promoting a ‘virtual’ free trade zone connecting the North East’s areas of economic activity.

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PORT WELFARE FUND TO SUPPORT SEAFARERS VISITING THE TYNE

25th June 2020

Port of Tyne, one of the UK’s major deep-sea ports, has raised almost £18,000 for the benefit of seafarers visiting the River Tyne.

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PORT OF TYNE TO BECOME BASE FOR WORLD'S LARGEST OFFSHORE WIND FARM, DOGGER BANK

13th May 2020

Equinor and SSE Renewables, the two companies behind the world’s biggest offshore wind farm Dogger Bank, have today announced plans to build a new Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base at the Port of Tyne.

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FORMICA GROUP MOVES IMPORT OPERATIONS NORTH TO PORT OF TYNE

12th May 2020

Leading laminate surface manufacturer Formica Group has signed a new deal with Port of Tyne to move its UK import operations to South Shields bringing around 500 containers a year into the Port.

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