Teesport secures long-term deal with major UK manufacturer creating new jobs and investment

PD Ports looks to create future leaders through University's new degree apprenticeship

Date: 12/12/2018

PD Ports has launched a new bespoke Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship (CMDA) with Teesside University to support the development of future leaders for the port and logistics operator.

Teesport secures long-term deal with major UK manufacturer creating new jobs and investment

Teesport secures long-term deal with major UK manufacturer creating new jobs and investment

Date: 05/12/2018

PD Ports, one of the UK’s major port groups, has signed a multi-million pound, five-year contract with British Gypsum, creating new jobs and cementing Teesport’s growing reputation as the premier port for bulk handling on the country’s east coast.

PD Ports supports army logistics exercise at Hartlepool

PD Ports supports army logistics exercise at Hartlepool

Date: 29/11/2018

The Port of Hartlepool, owned and operated by PD Ports, has recently played host to the British Army’s largest logistics exercise of the year, allowing soldiers to practice their readiness for deployment.

PD Ports supports Daisy Chain employability course

PD Ports supports Daisy Chain employability course

Date: 29/11/2018

Helping young people into employment is an important part of the ethos of PD Ports which is why the company is delighted to be supporting Daisy Chain’s employability scheme.

Teesport growth outstrips UK port industry

Teesport growth outstrips UK port industry

Date: 21/11/2018

PD Ports has announced an all-time record in container volumes handled at Teesport.

Teesport Intermodal Rail Terminal celebrates fourth anniversary

Teesport Intermodal Rail Terminal celebrates fourth anniversary

Date: 19/11/2018

PD Ports is celebrating the fourth anniversary of Teesport Intermodal Rail Terminal, which has cemented the port and the wider Tees Valley region as a truly global gateway to the UK since opening on the 15th November 2014.

PD Ports £10,000 support is a knockout for boxer Macy

PD Ports £10,000 support is a knockout for boxer Macy

Date: 14/11/2018

Middlesbrough boxer Macy Kilkenny believes her dreams of Olympic and Commonwealth glory have taken a big step forward thanks to her knockout sponsorship deal with PD Ports.

PD Ports is top class in staff development

PD Ports is top class in staff development

Date: 06/11/2018

A return to the classroom has paid off for staff members from PD Ports. The team has been brushing up their business skills with lessons in management at Stockton Riverside College.

Award success for Teesport plumber Alex

Award success for Teesport plumber Alex

Date: 06/11/2018

PD Ports’ apprentice plumber, Alex Dionysios, has been named Plumbing Student of the Year by Redcar and Cleveland College.

Second Teesport rail link provides further trade connection for Scotland

Second Teesport rail link provides further trade connection for Scotland

Date: 24/10/2018

PD Ports has launched a second rail service connecting Teesport direct with Scotland opening up further opportunities to connect global importers and exporters with the north of the UK.

Logistics Academy student Emily starts career with PD Ports

Logistics Academy student Emily starts career with PD Ports

Date: 19/09/2018

Teesside student Emily Clark says experiencing the Tees Valley Logistics Academy at Stockton Riverside College convinced her to change plans to study architecture at Cambridge or Lancaster to instead start a civil engineering apprenticeship with P...

PD Ports becomes the first UK port operator to commit to preventing plastic pellets from leaking into the sea

PD Ports becomes the first UK port operator to commit to preventing plastic pellets from leaking into the sea

Date: 12/09/2018

Teesport has become the first UK port to actively minimise the risk of plastic pellets from leaking into the environment, as its operator PD Ports signs up to the Operation Clean Sweep® (OCS) initiative. The project, run in the UK by the British Plastics Federation (BPF),...

PD Ports launches strategic partnership with Seacon (SG) to serve UK importers

PD Ports launches strategic partnership with Seacon (SG) to serve UK importers

Date: 10/09/2018

PD Ports has formed a partnership with Seacon (SG), a UK port-based terminal operator, freight forwarder and one of the UK’s largest independent suppliers to paper and pulp importers in the Forest Products industry, to establish a point of entry into the North of the UK for it...

Lloyds Bank cements its support for North East infrastructure

Lloyds Bank cements its support for North East infrastructure

Date: 23/08/2018

Lloyds Bank has continued its commitment to developing key infrastructure projects in the North East after providing a £90m funding package to Middlesbrough-based PD Ports.

M6toll’s HerGV winner kick-starts her career with PD Ports

M6toll’s HerGV winner kick-starts her career with PD Ports

Date: 21/08/2018

The M6toll’s HerGV initiative to address haulage industry driver shortage, and the proportion of women within HGV driving roles, has reached a milestone point in the campaign as they announce that their competition winner has been offered a full time job opportunity by PD Ports.

PD Ports welcomes £1million boost for Teesport rail link

PD Ports welcomes £1million boost for Teesport rail link

Date: 15/08/2018

PD Ports has welcomed news that will see vital investment of £1million fund a study that will look at ways to improve the region’s rail freight network.

Shortsea network opens up the UK and EU via Teesport

Shortsea network opens up the UK and EU via Teesport

Date: 10/08/2018

PD Ports is now able to offer a viable alternative to using the increasingly congested European and UK hub ports with the launch of the Unifeeder new short-sea services that will offer direct routes from Antwerp and Dunkerque into Teesport.

Gold award for PD Ports' health and safety standards at prestigious RoSPA awards

Gold award for PD Ports' health and safety standards at prestigious RoSPA awards

Date: 23/07/2018

PD Ports, one of the UK’s major port groups, has achieved Gold status in the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK.

PD Ports’ £1,500 backing for school's outdoor reading area

PD Ports’ £1,500 backing for school's outdoor reading area

Date: 17/07/2018

Hartburn Primary School’s outdoor reading area – made possible via a donation from PD Ports - has been hailed a "fantastic” success after having a positive effect on literacy levels among its youngest pupils.

 PD Ports hosts Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

PD Ports hosts Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

Date: 29/06/2018

PD Ports welcomed the Shadow Secretary of State for Transport, Andy McDonald MP, to Teesport recently, to learn first-hand of the major role logistics plays in keeping the UK economy moving.

PD Ports strengthens long-serving support for the armed forces community

PD Ports strengthens long-serving support for the armed forces community

Date: 27/06/2018

PD Ports has signed a pledge to support ex-members of the armed forces find local jobs and enhance their employability skills once they leave military life.

PD Ports Director recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to young people in the transport industry

PD Ports Director recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to young people in the transport industry

Date: 11/06/2018

Jim French, PD Ports’ Director Portcentric Logistics and former RHA (Road Haulage Association) Chairman, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to young people in the transport industry.

Supporting nationwide initiative to tackle mental health stigma within emergency services

Supporting nationwide initiative to tackle mental health stigma within emergency services

Date: 16/05/2018

PD Ports has signed a pledge on behalf of Teesport’s Harbour Police to challenge the stigma of mental health within the workplace and promote positive wellbeing.

P&O Ferries set to lift capacity at Teesport by 25 per cent to create gateway to Scotland

P&O Ferries set to lift capacity at Teesport by 25 per cent to create gateway to Scotland

Date: 14/05/2018

P&O FERRIES today announces that it plans to lift capacity on its Zeebrugge-Teesport route by almost 25 per cent within the next month in order to create a gateway to Scotland via the north-eastern port.

A2B-online launches new Teesport container service

A2B-online launches new Teesport container service

Date: 04/05/2018

Short sea operator A2B-online has launched a new container service operating three times a week from Botlek in the Netherlands to Teesport.

Telling the Redcar | Cleveland story to the world

Telling the Redcar | Cleveland story to the world

Date: 03/05/2018

PD Ports’ CEO Frans Calje is to be part of a group of influential leaders in the Redcar | Cleveland community that are coming together in an ambitious project to tell the story of the borough to the world to attract jobs and investment.

PD Ports celebrates opening of new state-of-the-art Harbour Office

PD Ports celebrates opening of new state-of-the-art Harbour Office

Date: 01/05/2018

PD Ports has celebrated the opening of a new state-of-the-art Harbour Office on the River Tees – described as the equivalent of an air traffic control tower – located next to Middlesbrough’s Transporter Bridge.

PD Ports welcomes Mettalis to Groveport

PD Ports welcomes Mettalis to Groveport

Date: 09/04/2018

PD Ports has signed a new long-term contract with one of the UK’s leading recyclers of waste metals to provide stevedoring and storage services at Groveport, the inland port complex on the River Trent that has direct sea access along the Humber Estuary.

PD Ports signs five-year deal with one of the UK's largest steel traders at Groveport

PD Ports signs five-year deal with one of the UK's largest steel traders at Groveport

Date: 06/03/2018

One of the UK’s largest steel traders has just signed a new five year deal with PD Ports at Groveport, the inland port complex on the River Trent that has direct sea access along the Humber Estuary.

Containerships recognises PD Ports' Teesport as top terminal

Containerships recognises PD Ports' Teesport as top terminal

Date: 05/02/2018

Teesport has been awarded Terminal Operator of the Year by Finnish shipping and logistics group – Containerships.

Brexit secretary visits Tees Valley for landmark EU transition speech

Brexit secretary visits Tees Valley for landmark EU transition speech

Date: 30/01/2018

Mayor Ben Houchen welcomed Brexit Secretary David Davis to Teesport for a major speech formally setting out the UK’s aims for the transition period following the withdrawal of the UK from the EU.

PD Ports wins Humber contract with UK market-leading oil specialists

PD Ports wins Humber contract with UK market-leading oil specialists

Date: 03/01/2018

PD Ports has been awarded a four-year contract to operate the import logistics and front-line quality inspection for oil specialists Kerfoot at their port facility in Goole.

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