Historic Lifeboat Returns to South Shields

26th September 2017

The historic Tyneside lifeboat Bedford has returned back home to South Shields, after business leaders back a bid to safeguard its return.


Port of Tyne introduces welfare fund to support merchant shipping

11th September 2017

A new fund has been launched to help ships' crew members who may need welfare support while visiting the Port of Tyne.


Norwegian Cruise Line Visits Port of Tyne

1st September 2017

The 294 metre-long cruise ship Norwegian Jade made its inaugural call at the Port of Tyne today (Friday, 1 September) marking the first call of Norwegian Cruise Line - bringing with her 2,400 passengers and over 1,000 crew to explore North East England.


Super structures prepare to set sail

16th August 2017

Huge structures that have been looming over the River Tyne during their construction are one by one setting sail.


Port of Tyne paintings go on loan

8th August 2017

Paintings from the Port of Tyne collection are to be part of a new exhibition at the Old Low Light Heritage Centre in North Shields.


New homeport in North East for Thomson Cruises TUI Discovery

3rd August 2017

Thomson Cruises has announced that its award-winning ship TUI Discovery, which joined the fleet in summer 2016, will be based in the UK for the first time, moving to new homeport Port of Tyne near Newcastle from May 2018.


SMD expands servicing operations at the Port of Tyne

1st August 2017

Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD) is relocating its servicing operations to the Port of Tyne's Tyne Dock estate in South Shields.


Two business leaders come on board at Port of Tyne

24th July 2017

One of the UK's major ports has appointed two new non-executive directors to its board.


Port of Tyne gives support to Best of South Tyneside Awards

21st July 2017

As part of this year's Best of South Tyneside Awards in partnership with the Shields Gazette, the hunt is on to discover the young stars of South Tyneside through the Young Performer Award.


New business for the Port of Tyne

21st July 2017

Oxbow, international leaders in the supply of energy products are now bringing petroleum coke through the Port of Tyne with the first shipment of 50,000 tonnes arriving at the Port in July.


Port of Tyne appoints new chair

18th July 2017

The Port of Tyne in North East England has appointed Lucy Armstrong as its new chair.


Disney Magic returns to Port of Tyne

12th July 2017

The Disney Magic will return to the Port of Tyne, near Newcastle in North East England, on Wednesday, 19 July.


Port of Tyne support South Shields Lecture

4th July 2017

David Miliband has announced that the 2017 South Shields Lecture will be delivered by award winning film producer, Danny Boyle. His work includes, Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, The Beach, Slumdog Millionaire, 28 Days Later and 127 Hours.


Jarrow Hall Summer Fayre sponsored by Port of Tyne

3rd July 2017

Jarrow Hall Summer Fayre sponsored by Port of Tyne heralds the start of the summer season at the newly opened visitor attraction.


CBI Director General visits Port of Tyne

30th June 2017

Carolyn Fairbairn, Director General of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) visited the Port of Tyne today, Friday 30 June,


Port of Tyne supports Mouth of the Tyne Festival

29th June 2017

The full line-up has been announced for this year's Mouth of the Tyne Festival


Further investment at Port of Tyne

6th June 2017

The Port of Tyne took delivery of two new purpose-built eco-hoppers today (Tuesday, 6 June 2017) - at a cost of £4.5m - marking a major milestone in the development of around £100m of new infrastructure at the Port's South Shields base in North East England.


Port of Tyne welcomes the most luxurious ship at sea

5th June 2017

Regent Seven Seas luxury cruise ship Seven Seas Explorer is spending the day visiting the Port of Tyne in North East England.


Port supports South Tyneside Festival

2nd June 2017

The Port of Tyne is to lend its support to a spectacular community event in South Tyneside this summer, sponsoring this year's eagerly-awaited Summer Parade. The parade is one of the key highlights in the Borough's hugely popular South Tyneside Festival.


South Shields is port of call for music stars

2nd June 2017

A host of stars will be sailing into South Tyneside this summer for a month of live music supported by one of the region's largest businesses.