The Prince of Wales visited the offices of PD Ports in Middlesbrough to mark 50 years of trade through Tees Dock, the hub of operational activity at Teesport; the North East port owned and operated by PD Ports.
As well as meeting some of the company's longest serving employees, His Royal Highness met young people and their mentors from the High Tide Foundation, as well as companies that are engaging with the Foundation’s activities.
In addition, some of Teesside’s industrial leaders were present to update The Prince on the economic progression in the area.
The visit concluded with His Royal Highness unveiling a plaque in the PD Ports boardroom.
*Photo courtesy of Peter Reimann Evening Gazette.