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  • 15 May 2012

    Laden with 76,195 tonnes of coal, the Alam Pesona sailed in to Port yesterday, smashing the record for the largest cargo on the Tyne previously set by sister ship Alam Penting. The ship has travelled from New Orleans (Louisiana) and taken 18 days to reach the Port of Tyne without stopping, covering a distance of […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    For over 20 years the Clean Tyne Project, in partnership with the Port of Tyne and the four riverside councils of Gateshead, Newcastle, South Tyneside and North Tyneside have been working together to combat the problem of debris and litter in the River Tyne. The Clearwater was first launched in 2005 and since then it […]

  • 6 November 2009
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    A SEA captain was today accused of being drunk as he guided a massive dredger up the Tyne ahead of work on the second Tyne Tunnel… Source: Jarrow & Hebburn Gazette, November 5, 2009;

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Tyne Gorge is very prone to silting and must be constantly dredged to maintain its depth. This video shows dredging program next to the Cemex Jetty at Jarrow. Port of Tyne and UK Dredging vessels work constantly to keep the river clear. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, June 5, 2013

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Tyne’s new £6 million gantry crane is due to be moved in to position at its Riverside Quay, South Tyneside, today. Part of its major development plans to transform the Port the new gantry crane has been assembled in record time and the monster crane now towers over the Tyneside skyline. At […]

  • 5 March 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The £1m vessel arrived at the Port at the end of December and has been undergoing rigorous trials and crew training. Today, Sir Bobby’s widow and son, Lady Elsie Robson and Andrew Robson will attend the ceremony at the Customs House Pontoon, South Shields. Lady Robson will officially “launch” the boat in the time honoured […]

  • 24 June 2013

    The Port of Tyne is preparing for the arrival of a second gantry crane for its Container Terminal at Tyne Dock in South Shields. The crane is due to arrive by ship on Tuesday (25 June). Coming ‘flat packed’, the £6m, 750-tonnes structure will be assembled piece by piece and is expected to be operational […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne welcomed Shipping Minister Stephen Hammond, for a tour of the site and operations on Monday. The Port of Tyne has achieved record growth, cargo volumes, and profits for three years in succession and recorded the largest year on year growth to become the fastest growing UK port, according to recently published […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Tyne has announced record cargo volumes and record turnover for the fifth successive year. In 2013, the Port saw cargo volumes increase by 25% to 8.1m tonnes, and turnover rose 16% to £73 million compared to 2012. Andrew Moffat, Port of Tyne Chief Executive Officer, said that 2013 had been another record […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne has appointed Paul Foster to a new post as Director of Projects with a remit to drive forward its ambitious development plans. Before joining the Port, Paul was project director for an international renewable energy business based in Manchester. His career began with 15 years’ service in the Royal Engineers, and […]

  • 1 June 2011

    Ships and boats bigger and heavier than ever will soon be able to travel up the River Tyne.   (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, June 1, 2011    

  • 11 May 2012

    The Port of Tyne yesterday announced its best ever financial results. A massive rise in the volume of cargoes coming in and out of the River Tyne resulted in the Port’s turnover increasing by almost a third to £60 million and profit more than doubling to £9 million. This financial performance is the best in […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne achieved its highest cargo volumes in over 20 years in 2012, it was announced recently. Investment in the Port led to the biggest volume of cargo handled since 1989, at 6.5m tonnes, representing 22% growth against 2011 figures. Ongoing investment which has included £5m in deepening berths and the River channel […]

  • 5 March 2010

    A BOOZY sea captain who was drunk in charge of a ship on the Tyne has been fined… [mappress] Source: The Shields Gazette, March 5, 2010;

  • 27 May 2011

    A major dredging operation is underway at the Port of Tyne to deepen the river to accommodate even bigger ships at the Port’s base at Rivers… (bdaily) [mappress] Source: bdaily, May 27, 2011;

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North East Business of the Year, Port of Tyne, achieved its highest cargo volumes for over 50 years in 2013, breaking its own records for cargo handling and passenger numbers. In total on the River Tyne 8.1 million tonnes of cargo was handled – the largest volume since 1965. This was a 22% increase on […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne is officially the UK’s fastest growing major deep sea port – a vital trading gateway to world-wide markets. 95% of all goods coming in and out of the country are transported by ship – everything from parts for manufacturing and babies’ bottles to cars and subsea machinery. In recent times the […]

  • 20 January 2012

    Tyne Gangway and China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) have inked a gangway deal for the dredging vessel Chang Jiang Kou 01. This agreement was signed after the companies exhibiting at China’s largest maritime trade exhibition, Marintec. “We have made some fantastic contacts and have received some very promising sales leads. Marintec 2011 has been a […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Subsea UK reports that Tyne and Wear Marine (TWM) Ltd., a marine and engineering company, used Tritech’s StarFish 990F for the dock wall survey on the Tyne River, Newcastle. The technology was used during port survey and inspection project, and has the latest in advanced CHIRP (Compressed High Intensity Radar Pulse) acoustic technology and digital-signal-processing […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Tyne has announced a plan for the construction of a new quay at South Shields. The development program, worth £18 million, will consist of a new 125m x 56m wide downriver extension to Riverside Quay across the Tyne Dock Basin which is located at the entrance to the former Tyne Dock. The […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Sand Island, a spit of land that been missing from the horizon off Fort Morgan for generations, reappeared last month after the Mobile …   By Gabriel Tynes (baldwincountynow) [mappress] Source: baldwincountynow, December 2, 2011;

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Prime Minister the Rt Hon David Cameron popped into the Port of Tyne last week. Accompanied by Martin Callanan MEP, the Prime Minister took in a bird’s eye view of the Port from the top of a 70m high container shipping crane. The new gantry crane, costing £6m, was installed at the end of […]

  • 14 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    DREDGING work on the second Tyne Tunnel is set to be finished this week… Source: The Shields Gazette, December 14, 2009;

  • 17 August 2010

    Five buoy-mounted automatic water quality monitors (AWQMs) have been installed by YSI Hydrodata engineers at the new Tyne Tunnel project to ensure that construction operations do not significantly affect river water quality. Unusually, the contractors have not taken ownership of the instrumentation, preferring instead to simply purchase the data and alarms. Background In 1967 a […]

  • 4 August 2011

      The coal ship ‘Alam Penting’ is set to smash all records when she arrives on the Tyne from New Orleans this Thursday. (portoftyne) [mappress] Source: portoftyne, August 4, 2011  

  • 18 August 2011

    King Coal has helped the Port of Tyne smash another river record – for the second time in a fortnight!   By TERRY KELLY (shieldsgazette) [mappress] Source: shieldsgazette, August 18, 2011