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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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PORT OF TYNE KEY WORKERS KEEPING BRITAIN GOING DURING COVID-19

30th April 2020

The Port of Tyne, one of the UK’s major deep-sea ports, remains open for business during the Coronavirus pandemic, and key workers are going above and beyond to ensure Britain keeps going – from keeping the lights on to keeping the nation supplied with tea.

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PORT WORKERS PLEDGE TO VIRTUALLY TRAVEL FROM NEWCASTLE, UK TO NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA IN AID OF NHS CHARITIES TOGETHER

24th April 2020

Employees at the Port of Tyne, in North East England, have pledged to virtually ‘travel’ from Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Newcastle, Australia – a grand total of 10,437 miles – in aid of NHS Charities Together.

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INDUSTRY EXPERT TO HEAD UP ESTATES AT THE PORT OF TYNE

16th March 2020

Victoria Beattie has joined the Port of Tyne, one of the UK’s major deep-sea ports, as its Head of Estates.

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Coronavirus – COVID-19

13th March 2020

Precautionary business continuity measures to mitigate the impact of COVID-19.

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PORT OF TYNE GIVES ITS SUPPORT TO CHILDREN NORTH EAST

11th March 2020

Children North East, the region’s oldest independent children’s charity, based in Newcastle upon Tyne is developing its Little Friends project with the support of the Port of Tyne, one of the UK’s major ports.

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PORT OF TYNE SUPPORTS HEALTH AND WELLBEING IN NORTH TYNESIDE

4th March 2020

Local people in North Tyneside are set to benefit from improved health and wellbeing, thanks to a new partnership between the Port of Tyne and Tyneside and Northumberland Mind.

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PORT OF TYNE FIRST UK PORT TO BECOME A CONNECTED PORTS PARTNER

2nd March 2020

Port of Tyne's membership of global data and resource sharing initiative the 'Connected Ports Partnership' has been welcomed by the new Maritime Minister, Kelly Tolhurst MP.

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PORT OF TYNE ACHIEVES CONTINUING EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR SECOND YEAR IN SUCCESSION

20th February 2020

Port of Tyne, one of the UK’s major deep-sea ports, has retained its Better Health at Work Continuing Excellence Award for the second year running.

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PORT OF TYNE APPOINTS LOGISTICS EXPERT TO ITS SENIOR TEAM

13th February 2020

Mel Brockhouse has joined the Port of Tyne as its Chief Operating Officer.

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PORT OF TYNE WELCOMES GOVERNMENT’S PROGRESS ON FREEPORTS

10th February 2020

Port of Tyne responds to consultation by the UK Government on freeports

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PORT OF TYNE SUPPORTS YOUNG MUMS IN SOUTH TYNESIDE TO THRIVE

29th January 2020

A South Tyneside charity that empowers young mums to feel happier and healthier has received a funding boost from the Port of Tyne.

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INDUSTRY EXPERT TAKES UP NEW ROLE AT PORT OF TYNE

14th January 2020

Kate O’Hara joined the Port of Tyne in January as Commercial Director.

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