Teesport appointed northern hub for Glencore agribulk terminal

Teesport appointed northern hub for Glencore agribulk terminal

Date: 14/12/2016

PD Ports has recently agreed a three-year deal with Glencore Agriculture UK, one of the world’s major crushers of soya bean and oilseed rape, to use Teesport as its northern distribution hub.

Logistics Academy gains industry recognition ahead of its second year

Logistics Academy gains industry recognition ahead of its second year

Date: 30/11/2016

PD Ports has won the People Development Award in the International Bulk Journal (IBJ) Awards for its work with the Logistics Academy in a bid to tackle the shortage of young people entering the sector.

Port bosses call for greater improvements to rail infrastructure as Teesport celebrates rail terminal's second anniversary

Port bosses call for greater improvements to rail infrastructure as Teesport celebrates rail terminal's second anniversary

Date: 21/11/2016

Two years ago, Teesport Intermodal Rail Terminal welcomed the arrival of its first train signifying the start of enhanced connectivity for the North-East port.

Port chief takes Teesside's top title

Port chief takes Teesside's top title

Date: 11/11/2016

PD Ports’ Chief Executive, David Robinson is crowned Teesside’s Business Executive of the Year 2016.

P&O Ferries' Zeebrugge-Teesport route reports 16 percent freight increase, driven by connectivity to Northern cities

P&O Ferries' Zeebrugge-Teesport route reports 16 percent freight increase, driven by connectivity to Northern cities

Date: 12/10/2016

P&O Ferries' services between Zeebrugge and Teesport have reported a 16 per cent uplift in freight units in the third quarter of the year compared with 2015, with the company noting that the north-eastern port's transport connections with major cities on the west coast of...

PD Ports throws weight behind teenage boxing talent

PD Ports throws weight behind teenage boxing talent

Date: 28/09/2016

PD Ports is backing a national champion boxer who is fighting for a place to compete at a future Olympic Games by sponsoring her for five years.

PD Ports wins top award for investing in Teesside's teenagers

PD Ports wins top award for investing in Teesside's teenagers

Date: 21/09/2016

PD Ports has been recognised for its tireless work bringing together industry and education to raise the aspirations of young people on Teesside by winning the Corporate Social Responsibility trophy at the SHD Logistics Awards.

PD Ports helps inspire 'The Next Generation' of logistics talent

PD Ports helps inspire 'The Next Generation' of logistics talent

Date: 20/09/2016

PD Ports has introduced the logistics industry to pupils as a possible career path as part of National Lorry Week to help meet a shortfall of skilled drivers in the sector.

Northern Ports form Powerhouse Partnership

Northern Ports form Powerhouse Partnership

Date: 13/09/2016

The North of England’s four main ports will today agree a new partnership to create jobs, boost exports and prosperity across the whole of the North of England.

Christening ceremony held to launch High Tide Adventure

Christening ceremony held to launch High Tide Adventure

Date: 24/08/2016

PD Ports has christened the latest vessel in its fleet, High Tide Adventure, with Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council leader, Sue Jeffrey, proud to take on the role of its ‘godmother’.

Tees Renewable Energy Plant Concludes Financing Arrangements

Tees Renewable Energy Plant Concludes Financing Arrangements

Date: 12/08/2016

MGT Teesside Limited today announces the conclusion of financing arrangements for the Tees Renewable Energy Plant (Tees REP or “the project”), a 299 MWe biomass fuelled combined heat and power project located on land within the Teesport Estate near Middlesbrough in North East...

PD Ports invests in its highflyers to achieve business success

PD Ports invests in its highflyers to achieve business success

Date: 22/07/2016

PD Ports’ employees have increased their skills and career prospects while helping to grow the award-winning port and logistics business after graduating with leadership qualifications.

PD Portcentric Logistics clinches long-term contract with major customer

PD Portcentric Logistics clinches long-term contract with major customer

Date: 11/07/2016

PD Portcentric Logistics has significantly increased the warehouse capacity of its largest customer by volume at Felixstowe as part of a long-term deal.

PD Ports reaches award final for its sustainable business excellence

PD Ports reaches award final for its sustainable business excellence

Date: 04/07/2016

PD Ports is being recognised for its dedication to improving learning and employment for young people on Teesside after being shortlisted for a Corporate Social Responsibility award by SHD Logistics magazine.

PD Ports signs historic pact with Northern ports

PD Ports signs historic pact with Northern ports

Date: 29/06/2016

PD Ports has signed an agreement with other major ports across the North in an unprecedented collaboration to ensure its unified voice is heard by Government to improve freight and transport links across the North.

Post-Brexit, Northern gateway to Europe 'more important than ever'

Post-Brexit, Northern gateway to Europe 'more important than ever'

Date: 29/06/2016

Northern ports sign ground-breaking agreement to ensure a coherent voice for ports, freight and logistics in trade discussions ahead - but North can’t sit around waiting for Whitehall to negotiate Brexit, thinktank warns.

PD Ports announces Freight Management Partnership to support Teesport growth

PD Ports announces Freight Management Partnership to support Teesport growth

Date: 15/06/2016

PD Ports is spearheading an initiative to maximise transport routes serving Teesport by promoting greater use of rail and short-sea shipping and reducing the environmental impact of road haulage.

PD Ports attracts supersized offshore vessels to its upgraded £35 million quay at Teesport

PD Ports attracts supersized offshore vessels to its upgraded £35 million quay at Teesport

Date: 15/06/2016

PD Ports has welcomed one of the biggest wind farm installation vessels in the world, Pacific Orca, to its newly redeveloped £35 million quay at Teesport.

International launch for PD Ports' new £35 million quay at Breakbulk

International launch for PD Ports' new £35 million quay at Breakbulk

Date: 25/05/2016

Launching PD Ports’ new £35 million Number One Quay at Breakbulk Europe are (l-r) Sean Beach, Operations Manager Hartlepool, Chris Broughton, Business Development Manager and Roy Merryweather, General Manager Business Development.

Campaign launched to honour Middlesbrough's first VC Hero Tom Dresser

Campaign launched to honour Middlesbrough's first VC Hero Tom Dresser

Date: 18/05/2016

A FUNDRAISING campaign has been launched by PD Ports’ Engineering Manager, Brian Dresser, to erect a statue in honour of his grandfather Private Tom Dresser, the first person to be awarded the Victoria Cross in Middlesbrough.

PD Ports' CEO David Robinson appointed new Chairman of the High Tide Foundation

PD Ports' CEO David Robinson appointed new Chairman of the High Tide Foundation

Date: 11/05/2016

PD Ports’ CEO David Robinson has been appointed new chairman of the High Tide Foundation, a charity aiming to raise the aspirations of young people in Teesside which the award-winning port and logistics company co-founded.

PD Ports set for growth with creation of key roles

PD Ports set for growth with creation of key roles

Date: 03/05/2016

PD Ports has strengthened its position to enter the next phase of its investment plans with the announcement of two new appointments.

PD Ports’ further expansion of container terminal capacity with £10m investment

PD Ports’ further expansion of container terminal capacity with £10m investment

Date: 26/04/2016

PD Ports has significantly increased the volume of containers it can handle at Teesport with the installation of new multi-million pound cranes, offering global shipping lines direct access to UK Northern markets.

PD Ports teaches school children about logistics to attract future talent and plug skills gap

PD Ports teaches school children about logistics to attract future talent and plug skills gap

Date: 22/04/2016

PD Ports is helping to inspire the next generation employees at roadshows introducing primary school pupils to thriving North-East businesses on their doorstep.

Volunteer of the year award for inspirational PD Ports’ Director Jim French

Volunteer of the year award for inspirational PD Ports’ Director Jim French

Date: 21/04/2016

Director of PD Ports’ portcentric logistics division, Jim French, has been named Volunteer of the Year by national charity Career Ready for mentoring young people aspiring to work in the logistics industry.

PD Ports' pioneering youth scheme gets 'Big Tick' from Responsible Business Awards

PD Ports' pioneering youth scheme gets 'Big Tick' from Responsible Business Awards

Date: 20/04/2016

PD Ports has been recognised for continuing to champion young people into work after it was reaccredited for the second year as part of the Responsible Business Awards.

PD Ports leaves lasting legacy after empowering new business talent

PD Ports leaves lasting legacy after empowering new business talent

Date: 12/04/2016

PD Ports employees on the Humber inspired future business leaders by mentoring students from Immingham Oasis Academy in a national competition to find the next generation of entrepreneurs.

PD Ports provides insight into global supply chains for Immingham business studies students

PD Ports provides insight into global supply chains for Immingham business studies students

Date: 18/03/2016

PD Ports has teamed up with national business-led charity, Business in the Community (BiTC), to offer a group of 25 business studies students an insight in to the maritime industry at the Port of Immingham.

PD Portcentric Logistics signs new deal at Felixstowe

PD Portcentric Logistics signs new deal at Felixstowe

Date: 16/03/2016

PD Portcentric Logistics, part of the PD Ports Group has signed a four year deal with Sifcon International plc (SIL) at Felixstowe.

PD Ports talks apprenticeships and how they can help climb the career ladder

PD Ports talks apprenticeships and how they can help climb the career ladder

Date: 15/03/2016

As part of National Apprenticeship Week, PD Ports’ HR Director, Russ McCallion, has been speaking out about the opportunities apprenticeships can bring to young people and how they can lead to achieving great things.

PD Ports collaborates with Trust4Learning to develop leadership skills in Redcar schools

PD Ports collaborates with Trust4Learning to develop leadership skills in Redcar schools

Date: 14/03/2016

Deputy Head teachers from two Redcar schools have been shadowing senior managers at PD Ports in a bid to further enhance leadership skills amongst teachers.

PD Ports expands commercial team to support continued business growth

PD Ports expands commercial team to support continued business growth

Date: 03/03/2016

PD Ports has made two key appointments in Michael Parker and Alfred van Wyk to help take forward growth plans at Teesport.

PD Ports supports skills and education agenda with Hartburn Primary School

PD Ports supports skills and education agenda with Hartburn Primary School

Date: 01/03/2016

PD Ports continues to build on and broaden partnerships between industry and education by supporting the learning and development of over 150 early year students at Hartburn Primary School in Stockton.

PD Ports gets Hitachi on the right track

PD Ports gets Hitachi on the right track

Date: 24/02/2016

North-east based PD Ports will handle the majority of Hitachi Transport System Europe’s (HTSE) rail car imports destined for Hitachi’s Rail Vehicle Manufacturing Facility (RVMF) in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.

£35M investment sees major redevelopment milestone reached at Teesport

£35M investment sees major redevelopment milestone reached at Teesport

Date: 19/02/2016

PD Ports, owners and operators of Teesport, the UK’s third largest port by volume, has completed Phase two of a quay reconstruction project to support further growth at the Port.

Providing teachers with the tools to support young people’s careers

Providing teachers with the tools to support young people’s careers

Date: 08/02/2016

Jim French, Director of PD Portcentric Logistics, part of the PD Ports Group, shared his knowledge of the maritime and logistics sector with head teachers and careers staff at the FutureReady Conference held in Newton Aycliffe.

Supporting nature amongst Teesside industry

Supporting nature amongst Teesside industry

Date: 28/01/2016

Since 2011, PD Ports has been involved with the country’s largest nature conservation charity, the RSPB, and this year has pledged further support.

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